University of Phoenix Campus College Chair, School of Nursing, FNP Program in Tucson, Arizona

Opportunity Details


This position is accountable for the overall campus management of the School of Nursing, FNP Program and ensures the quality and integrity of the college/program at the Tucson area campus. This position requires an RN and APRN licensure, as well as NP certification.

We offer comprehensive benefits, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, 401K, vacation, sick and holiday pay, tuition assistance, continuing education opportunities, and a SIGN ON BONUS.

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  1. Participates in the selection, assessment, certification, mentoring, evaluation, and training of campus faculty. May also participate in the selection, orientation, and training of campus personnel.

  2. Supervises activities of Lead Faculty-Area Chairs and Lead Faculty-Instructors assigned to the College.

  3. Develops and maintains the quality and integrity of the College’s Programs. This position is accountable for program integrity and implementation at existing campuses, as well as new campuses and learning centers.

  4. Develops and maintains strong relationships by serving as a program resource for campus staff, faculty, and students, as well as a liaison to Central Administration Academic Affairs staff and the Dean of the College.

  5. Serves as a core Administrative Faculty Member teaching 2 courses per year, within the college/program curricula.

  6. Monitors, reviews, and retains program-specific documents, including internship and practicum documentation when applicable.

  7. Monitors and evaluates agencies to determine their effectiveness in providing students with appropriate and relevant experience. Provides recommendations for continued use of agencies. This includes initiating contacts with agencies to secure and update necessary affiliation agreements and appropriate student internship, practicum, and clinical placements as appropriate.

  8. Assists Central Administration Academic Affairs personnel, including the Dean from respective college(s), in the development and review of curriculum as well as the assessment of student learning.

  9. Participates in and may lead task forces and committees to represent and address academic concerns to campus management team and/or Central Administration. This may include participating in the planning, implementation, and coordination of campus and/or regional activities to maximize service quality effectiveness and efficiency.

  10. Represents the organization as appropriate in its relationship with the community by participating in targeted events, conferences, meetings, and workshops. This includes developing and maintaining active linkages with agencies and educational institutions to promote positive relationships and to facilitate articulation between the University’s programs and those of other institutions and/or agencies.

  11. Maintains a professional and technical knowledge of the curricula by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies. This includes maintaining a general knowledge of emerging issues and trends related to the respective campus Academic Affairs program(s).

  12. Some travel may be required.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing REQUIRED.

  • Nurse Practitioner licensure from the State of Arizona REQUIRED.

  • Five (5) years of combined recent working experience in hospital and/or healthcare departments, or educational institutions REQUIRED.

  • Active, unencumbered, unrestricted APRN and RN nursing license in the State of Arizona that must be maintained throughout employment REQUIRED.

  • Proven experience in managing nursing departments or other managerial experience.

  • Proven experience in teaching and/or administration at a regionally-accredited college or university.

  • Must be approved to teach one or more courses offered by the College.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree in Nursing or other health-related area PREFERRED.

  • Knowledge of adult education principles/practices, curriculum development, and academic content area.

  • Must be able to demonstrate a high level of problem solving and decision-making abilities to respond to student and faculty issues and concerns.

  • Must possess excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills to communicate with students, faculty, employees, and external parties as it relates to the management of the respective campus Academic Affairs program.

  • Must possess the ability to convey a professional image, as well as effectively represent the organization as appropriate in its relationship with the community.

  • Experience with adult education preferred.



Company University of Phoenix

Job Family Academic Affairs

Virtual Eligible No

Requisition ID 2016-7947

Position Type Full-Time

Job Locations US - AZ - Tucson