Job Posting

Program Chair, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Faculty


  • Remote

Franklin University, located in Columbus, Ohio, is seeking a full-time, 12-month, Faculty member for its Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program.  The Program Chair promotes and supports the vision and mission of Franklin University. Primary responsibilities include oversight of academic quality within the Program(s), guidance and support for Program faculty and related staff and acting as a key advisor to the Department. The Program Chair reports directly to the Chair of the School of Nursing and will have responsibility for program oversight/direction, curriculum oversight, assessment, program promotion in the community, and collaboratively working within a fast-paced changing environment, among other duties.

This position requires candidates to possess a terminal degree in Nursing/Nursing Science or related field: PhD, DNP or DNSc (candidates with ABD status may be considered) a current, unencumbered RN and NP license in the US. In addition, the candidate must possess certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and have at least seven (7) years of practical experience in a wide variety of areas within the discipline, including practice as a Nurse Practitioner.   The successful candidate must maintain current practice requirements for licensure. Candidates must have demonstrated success in teaching and learning and have at least five (5) years of prior teaching experience. Experience with online instruction and course development is preferred.

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 50,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program and free parking. In addition, Franklin provides free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees and immediate family members, and a discount on doctoral tuition for employees.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.