Careers

Resurrection University, located in Chicago, IL, focuses on professional health care careers.  Founded in 1914 as West Suburban College of Nursing, the University offers undergraduate and graduate education that integrates personal and professional growth, compassionate service, and scholarly activities.  Resurrection University offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs in Nursing, Bachelor’s degree programs in Radiography, and Bachelor’s and Certificate programs in Health Informatics and Information Management.

As a member of Presence Health, the largest Catholic healthcare system in Illinois, faculty and students have access to a network of exceptional clinical experiences in which to teach and learn. The university is governed by an independent, self-perpetuating Board of Directors.   In 2013 the university relocated to a new facility which has a state of the art venue that includes a modern simulation center and classrooms, large computer lab, and attractive spaces for socializing, learning, teaching, and working.

Resurrection University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association, holds CCNE accreditation for nursing programs, JRCERT accreditation for the Radiography programs, and CAHIIM accreditation for the Health Informatics and Information Management programs. Professors are highly experienced health care professionals who teach students with real world experiences while also serving as mentors who encourage students to grow.  Students enjoy an atmosphere of warmth and personal attention while they also benefit from studying with faculty who are committed to academic excellence.

Resurrection University highly values the unique knowledge, skills, and talents that each employee contributes to this learning community. This is a dynamic and diverse collegial environment where everyone has a vital role in sustaining a dynamic community of learning.  Teaching and learning are the highest role priority.  Professional service is emphasized at the student and employee level.


Dean

College of Nursing

The Dean of the College of Nursing should be an innovative, forward-thinking leader, who will build upon the successful academic programs. The Dean will provide leadership for the College of Nursing in alignment with the University’s strategic plan. Ensures academic excellence by adhering to regulatory and accreditation requirements, responds quickly to changes in health care practice to ensure graduates are competent to practice in a changing environment. Provides fiscal stewardship, monitors key metrics, utilizes the latest adult teaching/learning strategies, and provides for faculty development and succession planning.

Qualifications:

  • Earned Doctorate Degree in relevant field of study and Master’s degree in Nursing required, with a Doctoral Degree in Nursing preferred.
  • Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Illinois or eligibility for licensure in Illinois required. Professional certification and or licensure in a specialty area in nursing encouraged.
  • 1 to 3 years prior administration experience in a college of nursing required, 3 to 5 years preferred.
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of the organization and outside contacts, using a high degree of judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to handle confidential materials and information, maintaining credibility through business relationships.
  • Experience in instruction, curriculum design, program implementation and evaluation in a NLNAC and/or CCNE accredited nursing program required.
  • Record of current membership and active leadership roles in recognized organizations associated with academic leadership in nursing required.
  • Evidence of scholarly accomplishments, and self-development through participation in continuing education offerings, advanced study, and/or professional activities required.
  • Eligibility for faculty appointment as Associate Professor or Professor required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present complex information to varying levels of individuals throughout the organization.
  • Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Illinois or eligibility for licensure in Illinois required. Professional certification and or licensure in a specialty area in nursing encouraged.

Contact:

Submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, or resume to Daphanee Lewis – Employment Coordinator at daphanee.lewis@resu.edu, to be considered for the position.


Full-Time Academic Faculty Position

College of Nursing

Position Summary: 

Responsibilities include teaching 12-14 workload credits per semester.  Clinical supervision and academic advising, participation in committees, community service, and professional organizations is required.  Ongoing scholarly activities are expected and supported.

Qualifications:

  •  MSN/MS in nursing required, doctoral degree in nursing or a related field preferred.
  • Current unencumbered IL RN license, and potential for leadership within the profession and institution.
  • Successful teaching experience and a professional, scholarship trajectory are desired.

Contact:

Submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, or resume to Daphanee Lewis – Employment Coordinator at daphanee.lewis@resu.edu, to be considered for the position.


Accountant

Position Summary: 

The Accountant is responsible for accurately maintaining the financial records of Resurrection University on a timely basis. Responsible to provide financial analysis and reporting to the Resurrection University Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer (EVP/CFO). 

Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or equivalent required. CPA preferred.
  • 0 – 3 years prior experience in accounting/finance required.
  • Experience in higher education accounting/finance preferred.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills and the instinct to pay attention to detail.
  • Modern office practices, procedures and equipment; record-keeping techniques; operation of a computer terminal and data entry techniques; oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of the organization and outside contacts, using a high degree of judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to handle confidential materials and information, maintaining credibility through business relationships.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Certified Public Accountant preferred or on track to CPA.

 Schedule: 

  • Full time, exempt position with benefits.
  • Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm (some evenings and weekends).

Contact:

Submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, or resume to Daphanee Lewis – Employment Coordinator of Human Resources at daphanee.lewis@resu.edu, to be considered for the position.


Executive Assistant, Academic Affairs

Position Summary: 

The Academic Affairs Executive Assistant (AAEA) provides direct administrative support to both the Vice President of Academic Affairs and to the Academic Affairs Leadership Team, these includes:  Dean, Assistant Dean’s, and Program Directors in the College of Allied Health and the College of Nursing.  This role will also directly supervise an Administrative Assistant (AA).  The AAEA serve as the receiver of tasks from the aforementioned professional staff and he/she will analyze and manage tasks through a delegation process to the AA.  The AAEA will play a central role of providing support to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in secretarial science/business or related field required.
  • 3 – 5 years prior secretarial or administrative assistant experience required. Experience supporting several executives in corporate or institutional leadership preferred.
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of the organization and outside contacts, using a high degree of judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to handle confidential materials and information, maintaining credibility through business relationships.
  • Preferred familiarity with higher education environment.
  • Preferred current Notary Public Commission.
  • Ability to work basic mathematical calculations; understand and use computerized data information.
  • Highly professional appearance/presentation required.
  • Ability to type 70 wpm and to utilize many types of software, including Microsoft Office suite.

Contact:

Submit a cover letter and resume to Daphanee Lewis – Employment Coordinator of Human Resources at daphanee.lewis@resu.edu, to be considered for the position.


Learning Management System Specialist

Position Summary: 

The Learning Management Systems Specialist provides leadership to the university’s learning management system (LMS) and related academic functions to insure quality and consistency in supporting undergraduate and graduate courses.  The LMS Specialist also plays a key role in working with faculty to address all LMS issues that directly affect the academic experience.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Educational Technology, Instructional Technology/Design, Information Systems or other related fields required.
  • Strong sense of customer service.
  • Experience with managing Learning Management Systems or similar supplemental educational tools.
  • Project management skills a plus.
  • Strong problems solving and follow-up skills
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • A desire to grow and learn in a fast-paced, innovative team.
  • Ability to learn new systems.

Contact:

Submit a cover letter and resume to Daphanee Lewis – Employment Coordinator of Human Resources at daphanee.lewis@resu.edu, to be considered for the position.