The mission of Concordia University, St Paul, a university of The Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod, is to prepare students for thoughtful and informed living, for dedicated service to God and humanity, and for enlighted care of God’s creation, all within the context of the Christian gospel. This mission is rooted in academic excellence and Christian vocation. The vision of Concordia University, St Paul is to acknowledged as the leading Lutheran university offering exceptional opportunities for students from all backgrounds who seek relevant career preparation and a challenging academic experience coupled with the insights of Lutheran theology. Concordia University, St. Paul promises to empower students to discover and engage their purpose for life, career and service, in a dynamic, multicultural, urban environment, where Christ is honored, all are welcome, and Lutheran convictions inform intellectual inquiry and academic pursuits. Concordia is known to have one of the most racially and ethnically diverse university student bodies in the state of Minnesota.

Essential Duties

The chair of the nursing department is responsible for leading the programs, faculty, and activities within the Nursing Department. The department offers two tracks within the BSN degree: RN-to-BSN and pre-licensure. The chair will perform administrative duties, encourage and support faculty and staff development, promote and enhance current and future department programs, and ensure compliance with community partners, regulatory stakeholders and accreditation standards. This position will also have teaching responsibilities within the Nursing Department.

Education and Experience

  • Commitment to the mission and values of a Lutheran University
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing, Terminal Degree (Candidates nearing completion will be considered)
  • Eligible for Minnesota Registered Nurse Licensure
  • 5 years teaching experience preferred
  • 3 years leadership experience preferred
  • 3 years pre-licensure faculty or administrative experience

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About Concordia University, St Paul

Concordia University owns a 41-acre campus just west of downtown St. Paul with easy access to light-rail and bus transportation.  Only blocks away from popular Summit and Grand Avenues, restaurants, shopping, and cultural activities abound.  Concordia is known to have one of the most racially and ethnically diverse university student bodies in the state of Minnesota.

In keeping with the mission of our Lutheran University, candidates who are active in their Christian faith are encouraged to apply.  For more information about Concordia University, St. Paul, visit: https://www.csp.edu/about/mission-vision-promise/. 

It is the policy of CSP to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  However, CSP is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CSP reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion.