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The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Career opportunities with the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing


About the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis

For 100 years, UC Davis has engaged in teaching, research and public service that matters to California and to transform the world. The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis was established in March 2009, UC Davis' first major initiative to address society’s most pressing health-care problems in the next 100 years. The school was launched through a $100 million commitment from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the nation’s largest grant for nursing education. The vision of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing is to transform health care through nursing education and research. Through nursing leadership, the school will discover knowledge to advance health, improve quality of care and health outcomes, and inform health policy. The school admitted its first class for the Master of Science and the Doctor of Philosophy degree programs in fall 2010. Additional students and programs will be phased in over the next decade. The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing is part of the UC Davis Health System, an integrated, academic health system encompassing UC Davis School of Medicine, the 619-bed-acute-care hospital and clinical services of UC Davis Medical Center and the 800-member physician group known as the UC Davis Medical Group.


Faculty positions

Health Sciences Clinical Professor
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks one doctorally prepared nurse practitioner educator to join the founding faculty at the new nursing school. The incumbent serves in a dual role as a clinician at Cares Community Health, a community clinic, and as an educator at the School of Nursing. The successful candidate is expected to engage in clinical teaching and clinical care activities, university and public service and may participate in creative work.

Assistant or associate health sciences clinical professor reference #IN-11R-14N

Postdoctoral scholar positions

School of Nursing postdocs earn faculty positions!
Since the school’s 2009 founding, seven of eight postdoctoral alumni earned faculty positions educating new nurses in schools across the country. Click here to read more about how the school prepares nurse faculty!

For more information, to further discuss your fit with the School of Nursing or to submit a C.V., please contact Lisa Reevesman, academic personnel coordinator.

Preceptors and clinical training

UC Davis has a long history of integrating clinical preceptorship with classroom education. The School of Nursing welcomes inquiries from potential preceptors in community settings who are interested in taking part in the education of physician assistants and nurse practitioners. Sites can be rural or urban located anywhere throughout California. Potential preceptors may contact the school directly to obtain a preceptor application or learn more. School of Nursing representatives evaluate and make decisions on the approval of all clinical sites. For more information, click here.

Volunteer clinical faculty
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis values volunteer clinical faculty as important partners in education. These individuals play a significant role in the mission to transform health care through nursing education, research and leadership. Volunteer clinical faculty are community volunteers who teach and precept School of Nursing students in various health-care and community settings. The appointment constitutes a valuable way to utilize a volunteer’s interest on a part-time, non-salaried, voluntary basis in the areas of teaching, system-change research and clinical expertise. For more information, click here.

Staff positions

Research Project Analyst IV
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks a research project analyst to lead and facilitate the design, implementation, dissemination and assessment of a new grant-funded project, pSCANNER. The research project analyst executes all required management and operational aspects of the project and serves as the main point of contact for project team members, internal and external collaborators, and consultants. The incumbent works with multiple collaborators and sites involved in the project (the School of Nursing, School of Medicine, other UC campuses, the Veteran's Administration, RAND Corporation and other companies). The successful candidate works under the guidance of a School of Nursing assistant professor.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference #038179.

Alumni Relations Program Analyst V
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks an alumni relations program manager to design, implement and evaluate an alumni program that aligns with the vision of the School of Nursing.  A successful alumni program includes meaningful engagement opportunities, lifelong learning experiences, philanthropic opportunities and participation in the school's evaluation program. The position reports to the assistant dean for interprofessional programs and is accountable to school leadership, including the assistant dean for development, to ensure the program achieves multiple school-wide goals.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference #038265.

Student Affairs Officer (SAO 3)
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks a student affairs officer to manage the infrastructure of the existing Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership graduate degree programs and design new processes for the upcoming Master’s Entry Program in Nursing.

This includes implementation of:

  • Infrastructure for student admissions
  • Graduation
  • New student orientation
  • Advising
  • Financial support and scholarships
  • Student record keeping (health clearance, personal info, etc.)
  • Student registration and enrollment management
  • Student resource management
  • Progressions
  • Licensure

The successful candidate must possess excellent customer service skills including the ability to remain positive and professional when communicating with applicants. He or she must utilize good judgment to solve problems quickly and work with changing priorities and demanding workloads. This position reports to the manager of student affairs and admissions.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference #037713.

Executive Nurse Practioner/Physician Assistant Program Assistant III
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks an administrative assistant to support the executive director of the nurse practitioner and physician assistant program, the director of the nurse practitioner program and the director of the physician assistant program. Under the general direction of the director of educational programs, the candidate also participates as an active member of the school’s administrative team. The School of Nursing is a fast-paced, dynamic setting and within this environment the administrative assistant is expected to utilize initiative, judgment and discretion to provide day-to-day assistance. The incumbent is expected to provide executive calendaring support, travel preparation and post-trip reconciliation and to work closely with various campus departments, external advisory boards, campus committees, outside donors and others to assist with logistical needs of the directors.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference #038047.

Writer, Communications and Marketing
The School of Nursing seeks an experienced professional to serve as the lead writer for the school’s communications and marketing team. The successful candidate is responsible for researching, writing, editing and assisting in the production of School of Nursing publications, marketing collateral, talking points, website and development communications that target unique and specific audiences. The position requires previous experience developing news and feature stories in a nursing or health-care environment for a variety of audiences.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference #037898.

Fundraising Program Analyst ll
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks a development analyst to provide analytical and administrative support for the assistant dean of development. The candidate coordinates administrative and technical fundraising support to meet the strategic goal of increasing engagement with alumni, donors, students, volunteers, prospects and friends of the School of Nursing. The development analyst is responsible for the management and tracking of incoming donor data and gifts and pledges received. The incumbent manages documentation systems for mailings, event attendance and key donor contacts in the Advancement Information System (AIS) tracking system.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference #038170.

Clinical Education Representative (Program Representative 2)
The School of Nursing seeks a clinical program representative who assists the clinical coordinator manage clinical rotations for School of Nursing nurse practitioner and physician assistant students. To ensure protocols are followed, the incumbent serves as a school liaison between students, program director(s), clinical administrators and community partners. The successful candidate manages, processes, tracks and serves as the office of record for the School of Nursing clinical contracts (affiliation agreements and short-term agreements). The incumbent also serves as a community outreach staff representative in the development and maintenance of clinical sites used by the School of Nursing.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference #037714.

Course Coordinator - Two positions available
The School of Nursing seeks two course coordinators to provide direct support for required academic and clinical courses for the school’s graduate programs. Within this role, the incumbents partner with other curriculum and technology team members and faculty to manage curriculum for in-person and online courses. The successful candidates supports the instructors of record, teaching faculty, curriculum manager and other School of Nursing staff in all aspects of course implementation, development and execution. The two positions require candidates have a high level of customer service and proactive representation of School of Nursing degree programs. Tasks include, but are not limited to, preparing and updating MyCourses sites, posting videos, course content and announcements, greeting guest lecturers, serving as an ambassador for our school and preparing syllabi and course content for faculty.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference #037707 and #037712.

Academic Personnel Representative

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks an academic personnel representative to support the academic personnel coordinator and other academic administrators. The incumbent coordinates annual academic activities, including merit and promotion process and the maintenance of records of scholarly productivity for faculty advancement. The primary responsibility for the academic personnel representative is to support academic personnel administration with the coordination of multiple faculty recruitments simultaneously.

Visit UC Davis Health System Human Resources for a more detailed description and to apply. Use job reference # 038307.