Coker University
Hartsville, South Carolina, United States
Spotlight Preferred
25 days ago
Job Type
Min Education
Master's Degree
Job Function


Coker University's College of Health Professions is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator. This is a 12-month clinical position with a competitive salary and benefits reporting to the Dean of Health Professions. This is a unique opportunity to combine clinical practice with development of a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) program. Emphasis will be on creating a student-focused program that imbeds a holistic approach to care and is grounded in an understanding of adverse childhood experiences.

During the first year, 50% of time in this position will be in clinical practice with Child and Family Resources. The other 50% of time will be spent with Coker University developing courses, policies, and procedures needed for opening the PMHNP program in August of 2024.

Details include:

  • Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor
  • Working with program directors and clinical coordinators to identify the types of clinical experiences and sites needed for optimal clinical education of students.
  • Participating in the development of academic policies affecting the admission, progression, graduation, and dismissal of students.-Participating in the evaluation and ongoing enhancement of nursing curricula.-Applying evidence from best education practices to student success initiatives.

Additional service responsibilities for the discipline, institution, community and profession include:

  • Participate in the Nursing faculty, standing committee, task force, and other meetings.
  • Participate in Faculty Senate and ad hoc committees.
  • Participate in community and professional activities as appropriate.-Participate in scholarly projects as appropriate.-Collaborate effectively with other faculty and staff members within Nursing and throughout the University and community to develop inter-professional academic, clinical, and research opportunities.
  • Advance Coker's educational mission and core values through the undergraduate nursing programs and serve as an advocate for learners at all levels.
  • Engage in clinical scholarship.

The University is seeking an individual who is passionate about teaching; applies inclusive pedagogy; is dedicated to working with students in classroom and laboratory-based settings; desires to develop meaningful, collegial working relationships with students, faculty, and staff

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement describing how you have promoted student belonging and inclusion, copies of transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate), and complete contact information for three professional references. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

University Standard Service and Excellence Expectations:

Coker's standards of service and excellence to the campus and community is an institutional priority for the university. We pride ourselves in our customer service, communication, and availability to our stakeholders and employees through efficient response times, detailed information, and professionalism. Located in Hartsville, South Carolina, and founded in 1908, Coker is a student-centered university granting bachelor's degrees in 30+ subject areas, including five degrees earned entirely online, and three master's degrees earned entirely online. Coker is included among the "Best Regional Universities in the South" by U.S. News & World Report and "Best Southeastern Schools" by The Princeton Review. More information is available at and Coker University, in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, veterans or military status, or against individuals with disabilities, or other legally protected classifications in the areas of employment, admission, financial aid or access to educational or extracurricular programs, activities or facilities.



  • Earned master's degree or higher in nursing.
  • Strong clinical background as a PMHNP.
  • Licensed (or eligible) to practice nursing in South Carolina.


  • Successful teaching and leadership experience in a nursing education program.
Job ID: 74003034

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