Employment at NASN

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Posting date: 5/25/2018

Closing date: 6/25/2018

Position title: Nursing Education and Practice Specialist

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time, Exempt

The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) seeks a registered nurse with knowledge of school health, public health, or related field for our education team. This is a full-time position in Silver Spring, Maryland. Candidate must function well in a fast-paced environment.

Position Description, Responsibilities and Qualifications:

The Nursing Education Project Manager works with a team to provide oversight and project management for education programs, products, and services for the professional development of school nurses. This position also includes cross-functional team collaboration and working with board members.


Education – Master’s degree in nursing, public health, or related field; doctoral degree in nursing practice preferred

Work Experience and Skills - at least five years of current and active registered nurse licensure

  • Knowledge of the current trends and issues in school health, nursing education process, and adult learning;
  • Experience with the development, supervision and implementation of educational programs;
  • Experience with development of clinical guidelines and translating evidence to practice
  • Proficiency in oral and written communication skills and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively;
  • Experience in scholarly writing for peer-reviewed publications;
  • Skills and experience in writing for grant and foundation funding and/or sponsorship for educational projects;
  • Proficient computer skills using MS Office – Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint;
  • Project management skills;
  • Basic data analysis skills;
  • Knowledge of needs assessment and program evaluation skills;
  • Critical thinking skills;
  • Ability to develop and administer a budget; and
  • Knowledge of the continuing nursing education process, instructional design, and adult learning principles is desired.

Benefits: Include, health, paid time off, 403(b) retirement account.

An email with the subject line Nursing Education and Practice Specialist should have the following documents attached:

1) Resume
2) Letter of interest with salary requirement
3) References

Special Instructions: Please submit to Slatimore-Johnson@nasn.org by midnight on 6/25/2018.

Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Sherry Latimore-Johnson at slatimore-johnson@nasn.org by June 25, 2018.

Direct all inquires to Sherry Latimore-Johnson, Director of Human Resources & Operations Manager.