Job Overview

POSITION SUMMARY:  Coordinate division processes and issues related to faculty development and evaluation, student retention and progression, academic policy publication and adherence, research project oversight, and program evaluation and accreditation.



  1. Professionally resolve faculty and student issues, which comply with division, School of Nursing, and university policies.
  2. Coordinate the collection, trending, and analysis of program data for continuous quality improvement of division processes for accreditation and self-study purposes.
  3. Assist with ensuring the accuracy of the division documentation and materials.
  4. Maintain knowledge of applicable curricular guidelines, (e.g., The Essentials series as published by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing), competencies (e.g., National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty, National League for Nursing, etc.), curricular evaluation standards (e.g., Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), certification criteria (American Nurses Credentialing Center, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners), etc.
  5. Manage faculty and student research IRB approvals and project advising assignments.
  6. Oversee the participation of graduate nursing faculty in the Online Faculty Seminar.
  7. Coordinate the evaluation, development, norming, and mentoring of all online faculty members.
  8. Other duties as assigned by the Chair, Division of Graduate Studies in Nursing.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Reaching, fingering, talking, hearing, grasping, repetitive motions, and light lifting, high visual acuity





  • Earned doctorate preferred (in Nursing or other)
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Active, unencumbered Indiana Registered Nurse license
  • CPR certified
  • Excellent APA and writing, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Mission fit



  • Online teaching at the graduate level
  • Meeting IRB requirements and conducting and writing research
  • Leadership/management position requiring project management and organizational skills, problem solving, and data management, analysis, and evaluation
  • Excellent presentation and computer skills
  • Strict adherence to FERPA and HIPAA guidelines
  • Faculty development and mentoring



According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy, all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.



Reports to: Division of Graduate Studies in Nursing Chair

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.  In addition, nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at anytime.