The Dean of the School of Nursing serves as the school’s academic leader and, in collaboration with faculty and staff, is responsible for:
•Providing visionary leadership in a collaborative and transparent style for the on-going development of the School of Nursing, its resources, programs, faculty, and future directions;
•Developing, implementing, supporting, and evaluating academic programs, including new graduate program(s), and leading diversification of academic offerings to address local and national market and community trends in nursing education;
•Developing and implementing policies to meet the needs of a diverse and growing student population and accrediting bodies;
•Fostering and developing community relationships, partnerships and collaborative programs:
•Fostering a culture of nationally-recognized scholarship in nursing research, practice and education;
•Preparing and administering the budget and working collaboratively with the Provost, the Offices of Sponsored Programs, Advancement and the Vice President for Innovation in pursuit of transformational financial resources in support of the School;
•Guiding the recruitment, appointment, retention, promotion, development, and long term success of a diverse and accomplished faculty and staff; including provision of leadership in formal and informal faculty mentoring;
•Working collaboratively with other programs and units in the university to advance cross-disciplinary opportunities;
•Establishing and/or maintaining professional relationships and partnerships between the School of Nursing, local, regional, national and international health care agencies, and other external organizations;
•Engaging in the cultivation and solicitation of major gifts prospects in support of the School of Nursing’s programs and facilities.
Required Qualifications: (see full position description at https://www.higheredjobs.com/institution/details.cfm?JobCode=176696569&Title=Dean%2C%20School%20of%20NursingOpens a New Window.for the full list):
•Doctorate in nursing or a related discipline and demonstrate a record of scholarship suitable for a senior tenure-track position and appointment as a tenured full professor;
•Progressive experience in higher education teaching and leadership, high impact research, major grant acquisition and success in leading a complex academic organization is required.