Executive Director for the
Learning Resource Center
School of Nursing and
School of Health Professions
The University of Alabama School of Nursing and the School of Health Professions at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invite applications and nominations for a full-time faculty position. Candidates for Executive Director of the Learning Resource Center, in cooperation with the LRC Executive Committee, will provide leadership, vision, planning, and oversight of the programs and services offered to support the educational outcomes of the students enrolled in both the School of Nursing (SON) and the School of Health Professions (SHP). This individual will utilize economic strategies to ensure the best use of funds available and seek new external funding support to facilitate new needs that align with the Strategic Plans and Missions of both Schools and the University. The selected faculty member may elect different degrees of emphasis on the teaching, service and scholarship components of the role of the faculty.
Minimum Qualifications: Masters Degree in a field related to health professions, education, communications, or information technology and three years relevant experience that include instructional development, resource management and/or development. Preference will be given to those applicants with previous faculty level experience in a health career area and to those who have obtained a doctoral level of education. Rank, tenure, and salary for this position are competitive and commensurate with professional background and experience. The salary range for this position is $70K and up.
The ideal candidate will have knowledge of classroom, laboratory and clinical training, information technology, as well as applied instructional technology and processes for the educational enhancement of health career students. They will have a unique opportunity to work with a broad range of professionals dedicated to training the next generation of health career leaders.
The University of Alabama School of Nursing and School of Health Professions are entering a new era of progressive academic nursing and Health Professions leadership focused on the integration of clinical research, practice and education. The LRC is comprised of advanced computer testing facilities, computer commons service area for students from the SON and SHP, student study areas, and newly expanded Clinical Skills Labs. Based at the state’s flagship academic health science campus, both Schools actively collaborate with other academic units and health care systems. The School of Nursing, ranked in the top 10% in US News and World Report, is designated as a World Health Organization Collaborating Center, and offers baccalaureate, post baccalaureate, masters, post-masters, and doctoral level programs. Since 1979, the School of Health Professions has been continually ranked either first or second in NIH funding for schools of its type. In the most recent U.S. News and World Report rankings of America’s best graduate schools, several of the school’s graduate programs were ranked in the top twenty-five in their respective disciplines.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applicants interested in this opportunity should submit: a letter of interest that addresses the above qualifications and how their philosophy and experiences qualify them for this position, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to:
University of Alabama at Birmingham
School of Nursing Building – #107
1530 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-1210
Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer