Chair, Department of Family and Community Health - (1800002Q)
The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) invites nominations and applications for Chair, Department of Family and Community Health (FCH). The Chair is the administrative officer of one of UMSON's five academic departments, reports directly to the Dean, and leads departmental faculty members in UMSON's tripartite mission of education, research and scholarship, and service. FCH consists of 37 full-time and 101 part-time faculty members and 4 administrative staff members. The Department is diverse and consists of faculty from four entry-level specialty areas (maternal and newborn, pediatric, psychiatric mental health, and community public health nursing.) FCH includes advanced nursing practice specialties: the MS in community public health nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, encompassing family, neonatal, pediatric acute and pediatric primary care, and family psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners. UMSON ranks among the top ten schools of nursing by US News and World Report, and is 8th among public Schools of Nursing in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding. UMSON has four organized research centers: Biology and Behavior across the Lifespan (B-BAL), Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research (CACPR), Center for Health Outcomes Research (CHOR), and Omics Associated with Self-Management Interventions for Symptoms (OASIS). Responsibilities
Promotes achievement of academic, research and scholarship, service, and practice strategic initiatives.
Recommends hiring, advancement, and retention of faculty members and staff.
Maintains collaborative relationships with faculty members, administrators, and external institutions and community partners.
Facilitates communication between and among faculty members, administrators, and other staff at the departmental, school and university level.
Provides fiscal oversight of department's operational and discretionary funds.
Dynamic, visionary, and innovative leader
Earned doctorate in nursing or related field
Scholarship in teaching, research, and/or practice
Experience in health policy or advocacy
Skills in community engagement
Experience in public health and community health nursing
Background in innovative curricular development or teaching focused on community health or population health
Commitment to shared governance
Interdisciplinary collaborative experience
Fiscal management experience Background Information Founded in 1889, UMSON enrolls more than 1,900 students in its BSN, MS, DNP, and PhD programs. Our mission is to shape the profession of nursing and the health care environment by developing leaders in education, research, and practice. UMSON is part of the University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB), a dynamic public university comprised of six professional schools: dentistry, law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and social work and the graduate school. Its location in downtown Baltimore—20 minutes from the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, 30 minutes from the state capital Annapolis, and 50 minutes from the nation's capital—enables UMB faculty members to address health care, public policy, and social issues innovatively and collaboratively with government agencies, health care institutions, and corporations. The University of Maryland Medical system, the Veterans Administration Health Care Systems, and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems are all adjacent to the UMB campus. Inquiries, nominations, and applications, including a letter summarizing your qualifications and interest in this position and a current CV are requested for consideration. Inquiries, nominations, and applications will be kept confidential. For more information, visit the UMSON website at http://nursing.umaryland.edu The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ ADA Employer.
Organization: Nursing - Family and Community Health
Job Posting: Jan 17, 2018
Internal Number: 79901
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.