Department Chair, Nursing and Allied Health - Urbana University in Urbana Ohio

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Urbana University

Urbana, Ohio

United States
(Urbana Nursing)

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Detailed Job Description

Urbana University, a division of Franklin University, is seeking a full-time, 12-month, Department Chair to oversee the Nursing and Allied Health programs.  The Department Chair promotes and supports the vision and mission of Urbana University. Primary responsibilities include teaching and oversight of academic quality within the Nursing and Allied Health Undergraduate and Graduate Programs, guidance and support for Program faculty and related staff and acting as a key advisor to the College Dean. The Department Chair reports directly to the College Dean and will have responsibility for program oversight/direction, curriculum oversight, assessment, program promotion in the community, among other duties.  

The ideal candidate will hold a Doctorate from an accredited institution in Nursing or a related field and (candidates with ABD status may be considered) and a Master’s degree in Nursing from an accredited institution and have the qualifications to teach a wide range of health care courses.  Prior professional administrative and teaching experience in a BSN program is essential.  Applicants must be able to communicate and work effectively with students, faculty, staff, alumni, adjunct faculty and professionals in the nursing and healthcare community.  Successful candidates will be organized, have effective multi-tasking skills, and be able to work in a rapidly-changing environment.

Founded in 1850, Urbana University serves students from around the world from its 128 acre campus nestled in the West Central Ohio town of Urbana. Known for innovative academic programs that feature personal attention from faculty, the University offers more than 30 undergraduate programs and several graduate degrees, delivering coursework in class, online, or a combination of both.  The University is a non-tenured granting institution annually serving more than 1800 students.  For more information about the University, please visit our homepage at

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. If you are interested in the position, please forward a letter of application, vita or resume by email (as an attachment in MS Word format) titled “Department Chair, Nursing” to
Equal Opportunity Employer – Women and Minorities are urged to apply

Keyword Phrases

  • Nursing Program
  • Department Chair
  • Nursing Faculty
  • Teaching Job
  • Urbana University
  • Franklin University
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: At least 5 years
Level of Job: Department Chair
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume