Director to The Valley Foundation School of Nursing
Job no : 516357
Work type : Instructional Faculty Tenured / Tenure-Track
Location : San José
Categories : Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured / Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Health Sciences
Position Rank and Title : Associate or Full Professor : Director, School of Nursing
School / Department Name : The Valley Foundation School of Nursing
Compensation : Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and rank as established by the CSU Salary Schedule . See Benefits Summary for details about the CSU’s excellent employment benefits.
Target Start Date : August 2023
Application Deadline : Applications accepted until filled or closed
The Valley Foundation School of Nursing (TVFSON) at San José State University seeks qualified applicants for a full-time tenured Full Professor to serve as the Director of the School of Nursing.
San Jose State University is the oldest university on the West Coast and the first of the California State University system.
It is located in the third largest city in California located in the heart of Silicon Valley. The Valley Foundation School of Nursing and San José State University value diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values.
SJSU enrolls more than 36,000 students, many of whom are historically underserved, and around 45% are first-generation and 38% are Pell-recipients.
SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution.
The university’s commitment to social justice extends from its vibrant, inclusive campus to an international network of over 275,000 alumni.
As such, San José State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.
The Valley Foundation School of Nursing was established in 1955. The programs include : Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), an Advanced Placement (RN to BSN), a Master of Science (MS) with the area of concentration as a Family Nurse Practitioner, and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP).
In Fall 2021 a pilot concurrency program was launched, the Integrated Community College Pathway (ICCP) which allows students to complete their RN at the community college level and graduate with a BSN in 2.
5 years. Please visit the department website for program information : https : / / www.sjsu.edu / nursing / .
The School of Nursing has undergone a major curriculum revision to provide program improvements across the entire curriculum.
The multiple faculty committees ensure quality in program evaluation and assessment processes and have long term hospital partners who collaborate with the education of the nursing students.
We have a strong relationship with our local public health department and have a 30-year history of Nurse Managed Centers in the local community.
Our diverse faculty is of 19 Tenured / Tenure Track and 43 part time lecturers with a variety of education and expertise levels.
The school has three state of the art Simulation laboratories including separate OB / Pediatric, Medical Surgical, and Community based Apartment lab spaces.
Successful candidates will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to equity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and / or service.
We ask that all applicants include a Diversity Statement with their application package. A guide to writing this statement can be found at SJSU Diversity Statement Guidelines , along with information about how these statements will be evaluated.
Priority will be given to candidates who possess one or more of the following :
Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) and CSU systemwide policy, some faculty duties may lead to designation as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).
CSAs are required to complete Clery Act training and to immediately report Clery incidents to the institution.