Director of Nursing

Full time, 12-month, tenure track

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.

Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution required. Doctoral degree in nursing preferred. Three to five years’ experience or an equivalent combination of education and training. Possession of or ability to obtain an unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio. Terminal degree required for tenure.

Teach 18 credit hours/academic year in the nursing program and/or general education curriculum. Assist department chair in maintaining and supporting a well-staffed and well-prepared faculty in collaboration with the academic dean. Organize teaching assignments and schedules. Maintain a vital and appropriate curriculum. Maintain a scholarship agenda congruent with the model recommended by The American Association of Colleges of Nursing.  Secure and maintain clinical sites for Bluffton nursing students. 

Commensurate with education and experience within the university pay scale.

Fall semester 2024

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

Applications are considered complete when the following materials have been received at the office below:

  • letter of interest
  • resume or vita
  • three letters of reference, submitted directly from referees
  • copies of transcripts
  • completed supplementary application

Elaine Suderman
Assistant to the academic dean
Bluffton University
1 University Drive
Bluffton, OH 45817-2104

Diversity and Faith Commitment: Employment decisions are based on merit and university needs, and not on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by law. As a religious institution, Bluffton University expressly reserves its rights to appoint faculty and staff who share a commitment to the Christian faith which is consistent with the Mennonite/Anabaptist beliefs of the university’s founding and supporting church. EOE.