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  • Kindness, from the top down
    An award-winning focus on maintaining a healthy work environment, with meaningful opportunities to collaborate with and recognize peers
  • No weekend emails
    Hearty resolve to respect boundaries between professional and personal time
  • Team science and approach
    Interprofessional science and education with colleagues from across the educational spectrum
  • Fiercely proud
    A generous, involved, loyal alumni base more than 11,000 strong, with more than $55 million in private donations raised since 2008
  • Environmentally responsible
    Proud to be the only school at UVA to earn a silver award from the Green Workplace Program, a group that champions sustainability, energy conservation and financial savings

Current Job Openings

Administrative Assistant

The School of Nursing at the University of Virginia seeks an Administrative Assistant to provide general clerical coordination to support the Bachelor of Science Nursing program office. They will provide support for academic program events including activities such as ordering catering and reserving rooms. The Administrative Assistant completes data entry and assistance with preceptor compliance documentation, in various systems for student compliance tracking (e.g. entering and updating CPR expiration dates in Typhon). They assist with scheduling meetings, supporting agenda management, filing, and assist with expense tracking. The Administrative Assistant reviews, answers, and handles correspondence, calls, documents, and visitors, which may include confidential matters, and they maintain electronic files and produce reports. They may be asked to provide administrative support for special projects. In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

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Grants Administrator

The School of Nursing at the University of Virginia seeks a highly qualified applicant for the role of Grants Administrator to assist the Office for Nursing Research (ONR) in achieving national prominence in its faculty and graduate student research programs. This position is responsible for post-award administration in accordance with university, state, sponsor, and federal policies and regulations.

Ranked among the top nursing schools in the nation by US News and World Report, UVA aims to create a diverse community of students, scholars, and staff who aspire to achieve excellence in education, research, and clinical experiences. The UVA School of Nursing has been actively engaged in IDEA, our Inclusion, Diversity and Excellence Achievement initiative. We are deeply committed to developing a community that is inclusive, respectful, and considers diversity to be a key part of our excellence. We seek applicants whose experience, research, and teaching have prepared them to substantially contribute to this mission. We welcome, in particular, applicants from groups who have been historically underrepresented in nursing, including racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+, veterans, people with disabilities, and men.

What you will do:

  • Collaborate with ONR and Office of Sponsored Programs to successfully manage research awards and project budgets.
  • Perform monthly account reconciliations, processing vendor invoices, purchase orders, corporate card purchases, and cost transfers as needed for sponsored awards.
  • Assist with the preparation of budgets, budget justifications, and revisions.
  • Ensure compliance with terms and conditions and restrictions of sponsored awards relating to effort reporting, account expenditures, and personnel actions.
  • Perform account oversight and management activities such as monitoring spending rates, analyzing financial activities, resolving fiscal variances, initiating post-award modifications, reconciling invoices and corporate card purchases, completing account closeouts, and reconciling activity records for internal documentation.
  • Prepare and review financial reports promptly and per sponsor guidelines.
  • Assist in policy and procedure interpretation, regulations, and processes for university and external sponsors funding to researchers and staff.
  • Provide technical and administrative assistance to faculty and administrators according to sponsor guidelines.
  • Assist with pre-award submissions.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field and at least 3 years of relevant experience in grants and contracts, finance, accounting, and/or direct fiscal management.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel.
  • Demonstrate high organizational skills managing multiple, competing, and simultaneous priorities effectively.
  • The ability to interact professionally and respectfully with faculty, staff, and students and negotiate successful resolutions to various situations while demonstrating a high level of attention to detail.
  • The ability to work collaboratively in a team unit as well as possess the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Show thoughtful and appropriate oral and written communication skills with strong attention to detail. 
  • The ability to quickly learn new skills and adapt to change.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in using Oracle, UBI, ResearchUVA, Recon@UVA, Effort@, and Workday systems.
  • Knowledge of university and sponsored programs policies and procedures.
  • Experience in post-award research administration in higher education and/or research institution.
  • Some knowledge and/or experience in pre-award administration and sponsor submission sites such as ASSIST, Grants.gov, ProposalCentral, and Fastlane.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with Certified Research Administrator (CRA) designation.

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Clinical Simulation Debriefer

The University of Virginia (UVA) School of Nursing invites applications for Clinical Simulation Debriefer to join the faculty at the rank of Instructor.  The Clinical Simulation Debriefer is responsible for providing leadership, consultation, and evidence-based education as a nursing simulation expert; for clinical curriculum, experiences and activities occurring at the CSLC for student nurses. Responsibilities include facilitation, instruction, and implementation of innovative simulation-based education involving the use of simulation technology. The Clinical Simulator Debriefer reports to the Director of CSLC for simulation related affairs and to the Department Chair for faculty role responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a facilitator for academic nursing simulation-based experiences/activities — guiding, supporting, and seeking out ways to assist participants in achieving expected outcomes and course objectives.
  • Facilitate the adult learning process that creates a safe non-threatening learning environment that supports learning across the health care continuum including, adjusting content and teaching strategies appropriate for the learners’ needs.
  • Focus on student assessment and evaluation to modify and enhance the program as needed to meet student needs.
  • Collaborate to develop and modify evidence-based simulation scenarios to meet the curricular requirements of novice to advanced students in nursing and in inter-professional learning, promoting student learning, critical thinking and clinical decision making.
  • Supervise adjunct faculty as academic clinical simulation facilitators, providing oversight and feedback to ensure quality.
  • Plan, prepares, and maintains materials for use in simulation programs for accuracy and relevance to the target audience including developing and updating educational and training materials.
  • Oversee the collection of evaluation data on learning outcomes for simulation activities/experiences and collaborates with faculty to disseminate findings.
  • Attend appropriate department and curriculum committee meetings, providing input on the clinical simulation aspects of the nursing programs, and working with fellow faculty to strengthen simulation strategies across the curriculum.
  • Maintain proficiency in existing and emerging simulation technologies through learning and development education and research activities
  • Evaluate equipment needs (capitol and operating) and makes recommendations to CSLC Director.
  • Participate in other school and University committees as part of the faculty role

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have a MSN in nursing is required by the start date of the appointment. PhD/DNP in Nursing, preferred. Applicants must have 2 years minimum clinical experience.
  • Licensure in Virginia by the start date of the position is required.
  • Applicants with a Certified Health Care Simulation Educator Certification and previous simulation experience is highly preferred.   
  • ​Candidate must have a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness, and should actively promote diversity.
  • Candidate should have the ability to balance multiple priorities and work independently.

​This is a part time faculty appointment is at 24 hours per week.

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Director of the Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry

The University of Virginia (UVA) School of Nursing invites applications for an established senior scholar to join the faculty at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor and serve as the Director of the Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry (ECBCNHI). The ECBCNHI is dedicated to the preservation and study of nursing history and its contributions to the shaping of the American health care system. This distinctive position requires an eminent historian of nursing who will have opportunities to work with faculty, staff, and students in schools and departments across UVA Grounds. They will support an environment that openly and honestly values difference and allows room for a rich variation of perspectives, beliefs, experiences, and people. The Director of the ECBCNHI will provide leadership in all of these important areas.

The ECBCNHI is one of only two endowed nursing history centers in the world. It hosts a regular series of nursing history forums, sponsors an annual Agnes Dillon Randolph Award and lecture, awards annual research fellowships, and publishes a biannual newsletter, Windows in Time. It hosts scholars from around the world. To learn more about the center please visit the History Center web pages.

Many professional schools in the health sciences – including medicine, public health, and public policy – have individual faculty whose expertise is in the history of the health sciences. The ECBCNHI, housed in the School of Nursing, is one such center. It is recognized internationally for its innovative educational programs and cutting edge research in the history of nursing. It has been successful in garnering grant support, with its faculty generating numerous award-winning scholarly publications and presentations and serving as officers of national nursing history associations.

To be considered candidates must be a distinguished historian of nursing with a substantial independent body of research work. This includes publication in peer-reviewed journals (usually single or lead authored), a track record of extramural funding, and publication of academic monographs or books with university presses. Their research must be based on sound methodology that presents both argument and analysis and must be rigorously executed such that it pushes the boundaries of the field. The candidate must also have evidence of invited lectures and presentations at national and international conferences.

We are seeking a master teacher with at least five years of teaching experience who demonstrates a passion for creating a collaborative scholarly and pedagogical environment to support students and faculty. Candidates must have a PhD in nursing, history, or other relevant field; and if a nurse, be eligible for licensure in the state of Virginia. Joint appointments with other schools or departments within the University of Virginia may be possible. 

Rank and salary will be determined on qualifications and years of experience. Endowed Chair appointments are possible for highly qualified applicants who meet the School of Nursing criteria. Candidates must be able to meet the criteria for the UVA tenured process of Associate or Professor.

Ranked among the top nursing schools in the nation by US News and World Report, UVA aims to create a diverse community of students, scholars, and staff who aspire to achieve excellence in education, research, and clinical experiences. The UVA School of Nursing has been actively engaged in IDEA, our Inclusion, Diversity and Excellence Achievement initiative. We are deeply committed to developing a community that is inclusive, respectful, and considers diversity to be a key part of our excellence. We seek applicants whose experience, research, and teaching have prepared them to substantially contribute to this mission. We welcome, in particular, applicants from groups who have been historically underrepresented in nursing, including racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+, veterans, people with disabilities, and men.

The selected applicant will be required to complete a background check prior to their first day of employment per University policy.

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Clinical Instructor

We seek experienced educators with strong clinical experience in the specialty areas of pediatrics, obstetrics, psychiatric-mental health and community/public health, general medical or surgical specialty. Three years clinical teaching experience is preferred in one of the specialty clinical areas mentioned. Responsibilities potentially include classroom lecturing but primarily will require the direct supervision of students in the clinical setting, along with evaluation of required written work. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching and mentorship.

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The UVA School of Nursing has been actively engaged in IDEA, our Inclusion, Diversity and Excellence Achievement initiative. We are deeply committed to developing a community that is inclusive, respectful, and considers diversity to be a key part of our excellence. We seek applicants whose experience, teaching, research and/or community service has prepared them to substantially contribute to this mission. We welcome, in particular, applicants from groups who have been historically underrepresented in nursing, including racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+, veterans, people with disabilities and men.