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Tucson, AZ, United States (hybrid)
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The University of Arizona College of Nursing
Tucson, Arizona, United States (hybrid)
20 days ago


Position Highlights We seek a full-time Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) faculty to coordinate the AGACNP specialty in the DNP Program. They will coordinate the ongoing improvement and evaluation of this specialty. Responsibilities include ensuring that the AGACNP specialty meets accreditation standards and coordinating the AGACNP curriculum, admissions, advisement, and clinical placements. As part of the AGACNP faculty team, they will teach and engage in continuous quality improvements in DNP Program courses and practice courses. They will also advise and mentor students and serve on DNP project committees across DNP Program specialties. Other responsibilities include engaging in College of Nursing scholarship and service activities.

This career-track appointment is not eligible for tenure.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities


  • Coordinates with the DNP Program Director to align the AGACNP curriculum with accreditation standards and requirements.
  • Coordinates with the AGACNP team to align teaching needs with available resources.
  • Collaborates with instructional design staff and teaching team to implement quality improvements in AGACNP clinical courses.
  • Actively participates in the DNP Program Curriculum Committee (DNP-CISC).
  • Coordinates with the faculty team to develop the annual virtual Residential Intensive Summer Experience (RISE) schedule and on-campus clinical immersion training experiences.
  • Coordinates simulated learning experiences, including OSCEs, and software simulation solutions.

Student Admission & Academic Advisement

  • Coordinates the AGACNP holistic admission process with the DNP Program Director and the Office of Student & Academic Affairs (OSAA). 
  • Coordinates with the teaching team to align students with faculty advisors.
  • In collaboration with the faculty team, reviews the AGACNP specialty program of study on an annual and ongoing basis.
  • Monitors AGACNP students' progression and advises students to support academic success.
  • Collaborates with OSAA to help ensure that students are meeting graduation requirements.

Student Clinical Placements:

  • Coordinates with the faculty team to align students with a Clinical Supervising Faculty (CSF).
  • Coordinates with the Clinical Placement Coordinator to make student clinical placement assignments.
  • Monitors AGACNP student clinical hours, progression, and compliance with clinical requirements on a weekly ongoing basis.
  • Coordinates AGACNP preceptor selection, development, and training.


  • Teaches courses in the DNP program within the scope of expertise, which may include foundational DNP courses and AGACNP clinical courses.
  • Serves as clinical supervising faulty for students in AGACNP clinical rotations, maintaining and growing cooperative relationships with practice leaders at clinical experiential learning sites.
  • Acts as advisor/mentor to DNP students and supervises work on DNP projects, creating a learning environment that facilitates student learning and achievement of DNP program outcomes.


  • Develops and maintains academic excellence through clinical and educational scholarship in their area of expertise. 
  • Disseminates scholarly work at local, regional, national, and international professional conferences and journal publications.
  • Participates in teams to obtain funding to support student education and training.


  • Engages with faculty, the administrative leadership team, and students in furthering the mission and goals of the College of Nursing.
  • Participates in College of Nursing governance activities.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Holds a doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, DNP, EdD).
  • A nursing degree with an AGACNP specialty.
  • Three years of AGACNP practice experience.
  • Two years of graduate-level teaching experience.
  • Hold national certification as a AGACNP.
  • Unencumbered RN and APRN license
  • Evidence of an Arizona RN license before the first day of employment with the College of Nursing.
  • Compliance with immunizations, CPR, and other College clinical requirements.
Preferred Qualifications * > 3 years of AGACNP practice experience. * > 2 years of graduate-level teaching experience. * Experience as an AGACNP Specialty Coordinator .

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65703033
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    Tucson, Arizona, United States
  • Company Name For Job: The University of Arizona College of Nursing
  • Position Title: Specialty Coordinator, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Sector: Acute & Critical Care,
    Education / Faculty
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years

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