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Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Nursing

Illinois College seeks a dynamic nurse educator who is current with best practices in nursing education to lead a growing nursing program.  The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree and experience with both college teaching and administrative leadership. Passion for the nursing profession, for education, and for program development is essential. This is an extraordinary opportunity to lead growth.

The nursing program began offering classes in 2019 at the baccalaureate level and received CCNE accreditation in 2021. The program is now launching the MSN online. This position will be primarily administrative, with some teaching duties (approximately 15% time).

MSN and doctorate required(DNP, Ph.D., or Ed.D). Minimum 10 years professional experience with at least five in higher education strongly preferred. Experience as well with program development, management, and leadership. Preference for experience with both BSN and MSN programs.

Since 1829, Illinois College has transformed the lives of undergraduate students.  Founded by abolitionists, IC was the first college in Illinois to graduate students and hosts a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The College is committed to ensuring access and equity. Illinois College seeks candidates who have a commitment to serving a wide range of students. Currently our population is approximately one-quarter students of color and 40% first-generation college students.

The College is located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois, 30 miles west of the capital city of Springfield and 70 miles north of St. Louis, Missouri.

Applicants should email their cover letter and curriculum vitae/resume to Executive Recruiter John Meurer at jmeurer@advocatestaffing.com.Please note Illinois College in the subject line.

Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.

Download the full Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Nursing Prospectus here.

Illinois College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women.