ETSU College of Nursing seeks an individual with a passion for nursing and a respect for the complex nature of interprofessional nursing practice across settings and specialties. The Dean will create a healthy work environment by embracing a culture of transparency and shared governance, assuring the well-being of the College through allocation of financial, space and other resources to support the College mission.
The incoming Dean will become an integral member of a diverse, progressive ETSU Health leadership team, which encompasses the educational, clinical, and research pursuits of the five colleges in the ETSU Academic Health Sciences Center. This position is responsible to the Provost for serving as the chief academic and administrative officer in the college with overall responsibility for:
Curriculum and program development;
Faculty and staff recruitment, employment, development, and evaluation;
Student success and student support services;
Promotion and support of faculty research; and
Health care delivery within the community through the college's faculty practice network.
Assuring the well-being of the college through allocation of available financial, space, and other resources to support the college mission;
Assuring compliance with college, university, and ETSU Board of Trustees policies and requirements of external review organizations;
Representing the college at university, professional, and community functions;
Providing leadership for strategic planning for the college and the university; and
Influencing policy making at university, local community, state and national levels.
In addition, the Dean works directly with the Vice President for Clinical Affairs for matters involving clinical care services and delivery.
The College of Nursing is the largest nursing program in the state of Tennessee, with more than 1,500 enrolled students. The College awards BSN, MSN, DNP, and PhD degrees through a multitude of tracks and degree options. All eligible programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. As part of the faculty practice network, the College is responsible for 7 nationally recognized nurse-managed clinics, including the first certified Rural Health Clinic in the nation.
All positions at East Tennessee State University are contingent upon sufficient funding.
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Job Category: Administrative
Doctorate in Nursing; PHD in Nursing; or a Doctorate in a related field with a Master's Degree in Nursing.
Experience as a nurse educator (teaching, research, service) sufficient to be eligible for tenure at the professor level.
Registered Nurse Licensure in Tennessee or Compact State required.
Internal Number: 16754
About East Tennessee State University
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.