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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program Director

Job Location

1460 University Drive, Winchester, VA

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Shenandoah University’s Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing seeks applicants for the position of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program Director. This is a full-time, benefits position located in Winchester, VA.

This 12-month appointment involves the coordination and oversight of the graduate psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner program as well as a faculty role in didactic and clinical courses.

About the Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing:

The Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing is approved by the Virginia State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Shenandoah University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The School offers baccalaureate (traditional, transfer and accelerated/second degree baccalaureate, RN-BSN and RN-MSN options), Master’s (Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Certified Nurse Midwifery), Post Graduate Certificates in FNP, PMHNP and Nurse Midwifery and Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP and MSN-DNP) programs. The School of Nursing has three physical locations:  Winchester, Loudoun County – Scholar Plaza site and Fairfax – INOVA Center for Personalized Health.

Required Skills


Unencumbered RN license in Virginia, compact state or eligibility required. If APRN, must be eligible for Virginia license as APRN at time of hire. Teaching experience required, with scholarship experience preferred.  Doctoral degree in nursing or related discipline required.

How to Apply: 

Application materials should include a resume/curriculum vitae, a letter of intent and contact information for three professional references. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected. A pre-employment background check will be required. If the job requires driving for University business, a satisfactory driving record will also be required. 

Shenandoah University is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. All candidates are strongly encouraged to include a statement in their cover letters addressing ways in which they may be able to contribute to that commitment.

Shenandoah University values the unique and diverse perspectives of individuals and communities locally and globally and seeks to foster mutual understanding in an inviting community where individuals are welcome and respected. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or on any other basis protected under applicable law.


Salary Type

Not Applicable