Director of Nursing

Director of Nursing

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Application Deadline: 
Friday, May 30, 2014
Job Start Date: 
Friday, August 1, 2014

Bethany Lutheran College, a Christian, coeducational, residential liberal arts college owned and operated by the Evangelical Lutheran Synod, invites applications for a full-time, twelve-month faculty position in Nursing beginning August 1, 2014. Currently the College does not offer a degree in nursing, but our hope is to offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree as soon as is possible starting with the development of the nursing curriculum. To that end the College seeks a candidate who will:

  • Design, develop, implement, and maintain an accredited and board certified BSN program at Bethany Lutheran College
  • Teach nursing courses as needed
  • Identify and recruit qualified faculty to teach in the Nursing program

Minimum qualifications

  • MSN required, doctorate in nursing preferred
  • If candidate is Master’s prepared, they must be certified in one of the advanced nursing roles: clinical nurse specialist, nurse midwife, nurse anesthetist, or nurse practitioner
  • Experience in nursing education
  • Licensed to practice nursing in Minnesota or willing to obtain such license


Salary is commensurate with experience and background; comprehensive benefit program

About the College

Bethany Lutheran College is a confessional Lutheran institution. As such, we look for individuals who fully embrace our position, which can be found on our synodical website at www.evangelicallutheransynod.org. Additional information about the College can be found at www.blc.edu.

Application process

Candidates should submit a 1) letter of interest that addresses qualifications and areas of specialization, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) statement of faith and church membership, 5) contact information for three professional references, and 6) academic transcripts (may be unofficial; if an employment offer is made, certified transcripts for all college-level education will be required) to:

Academic Search Committee - Nursing
Bethany Lutheran College
Human Resources Office
700 Luther Drive, Mankato, MN 56001
e-mail: hr@blc.edu

Review of applications will begin May 19, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

Employment Disclaimers and Notices

Non-Discrimination Policy

Bethany Lutheran College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, disabilities, or veteran status in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs and other school administered programs, except where allowed by Bethany’s status as a religious institution. The College adheres to the requirements of Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments, Sec. 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the ADA policy of 1990. The College is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant international students. Concerns regarding Title IX should be directed to the College’s Title IX Officer: Paulette Tonn Booker, 213 Old Main; 1-507-344-7840.

Security Information

The Bethany Lutheran College Annual Security Report is available for viewing at www.blc.edu/security. The report is published in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The document includes institutional policies that address campus security, such as residence hall security, notification of threats, sexual assault, etc. Statistics reported over the past three years for crimes that have occurred both on-campus and in the surrounding community are also included. A printed copy of the report can be requested by calling 507-344-7000.

Other Notices

Bethany Lutheran College is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.