Chairperson, Department of Nursing

Associate Professor or Professor of Nursing

Job Summary: Reporting to the College’s Vice President for Academic Affairs and passionate about the College and its mission, the Chair of the Nursing department is a visionary leader who will head the College’s vibrant and growing nursing programs, including our CCNE accredited Baccalaureate Nursing program. This experienced nurse educator will also serve as an Associate Professor or Professor of Nursing and primary responsibilities will include overseeing the College’s Nursing programs; supervising, mentoring, and evaluating department faculty and staff; teaching courses and assigning teaching responsibilities; coordinating clinical placements and assignments; coordinating accreditation activities; directing course and program assessment; developing and overseeing budgets; and performing other essential departmental functions.


  • Earned doctorate in nursing or a related field.
  • Current, unencumbered New York State RN license.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in nursing education, at least three of which should include leadership experience in associate, baccalaureate or masters-level nursing education; program accreditation experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability in teaching, curriculum development, and assessment is required.
  • Evidence of effective interpersonal communication skills and ability to work with a diverse college community.
  • Candidates invited to interview will be asked to provide three letters of reference.


About St. Francis College, Brooklyn

St. Francis College, Brooklyn (the “College”) is embarking on an ambitious plan to revitalize the College even as it remains true to its core mission: private, independent, co-educational, urban college whose Franciscan and Catholic traditions underpin its commitment to academic excellence, spiritual and moral values, social responsibility, and life-long learning. As a College rooted in a commitment to radical hospitality, to character formation, to inter-faith dialogue, to creating conditions so that students will learn the technical skills necessary to navigate a 21st Century workplace while never losing sight of the importance of ensuring that all students learn to cultivate their humanity, the College is expanding its offerings, its services and the ways it engages in and beyond its campus. In short, it is an exciting time to join the St. Francis College Community.

For over 150 years, the mission of St. Francis has been to provide an affordable, quality education to working class people who otherwise may not be able to attend college. We educate the whole person for a full, relational life, developing the students' talents and abilities for meaningful, fulfilling careers, as well as for collaborative, service-oriented leadership.

The College strives to offer ample opportunities for students to immerse themselves in the intellectual, cultural and professional opportunities afforded by New York City and to serve the needs of the local community in which they live and study. Our location in Brooklyn Heights provides a confluence of cultures and religious beliefs, mirroring our commitment to maintain and celebrate our diverse student body.

St. Francis College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and we are strongly committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty, students, and the curriculum. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply.