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Faculty Position FY14-85
March 6, 2014

Position Title

Dean, School of Nursing Position Brochure

Hiring Unit
School of Nursing

Job Description
The Dean serves as the academic and intellectual leader of the School of Nursing, including strategic planning, interprofessional programs, interdisciplinary research, and curriculum development.  This position conveys a vision that emerges in the nursing discipline, health care, and higher education. Using a shared governance model, s/he is responsible for the overall operation of the School, working with School administrators, faculty, students, University administration and personnel, nursing alumni, and other members of the communities of interest. This position oversees fundraising and special events in collaboration with the University Foundation.  S/he advocates for the School internally to the University for appropriate resources. This individual promotes the School to the community – locally, regionally, and nationally. This person embraces diversity, ensuring academic excellence and inclusivity within all facets of the School. The Dean embodies the mission, values, and goals of the University and the School to faculty, staff, students, and outside constituents. 

Candidates must have:  a doctorate in nursing or related field with eligibility for appointment as a tenured professor in the School of Nursing; required masters in nursing; Illinois and Missouri license or eligibility for such licenses; significant administrative, organizational or governance experience at a baccalaureate/masters/doctoral school of nursing; evidence of leadership, service, teaching, scholarship, and grant authorship; accreditation and program assessment experience.   Candidates must have demonstrated commitment to diversity and excellence in student learning, and strong communication skills.  Experience with fundraising expected.

Terms of Appointment
Continuing, 12-month, l00%; beginning August 1, 2014 

Source of Funds

Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package included. 

Application Process
To apply, submit a letter of application, separate statements of educational and administrative philosophy, resume, transcript, three letters of recommendation addressing the qualifications, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three additional references to: (preferred method)

Chairperson, School of Nursing Dean's Search Committee
Box 1021
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1021

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.


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