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NC A&T and the College of Health and Human Sciences- Associate Dean, School of Nursing
Title:NC A&T and the College of Health and Human Sciences- Associate Dean, School of Nursing
Academic Career & Executive Search is pleased to assist North Carolina A&T State University and the College of Health and Human Sciences in their search for Associate Dean for the School of Nursing and Health Services. 

This is a newly created position in support of the success and growth of programs within the SON. Boasting 3-year average pass rates of 90%, NCA&T has been intentionally strengthening the program and its outcomes. The position is well supported from the top down as well as offers strong clinical and community relationships, a strong alumni base and endowments and great opportunities for research and scholarship on a heavily research-oriented campus. There are extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary partnerships as nursing is the only health-oriented college on campus.

The Associate Dean will provide visionary and strategic leadership for academic programs, and promote faculty and student success in the School of Nursing and Health Services.  

The Associate Dean will assist in advancing the legacy and mission of the school, college and university by providing excellent academic programs that meet the needs of the region for a culturally competent, diverse workforce, and to address health inequities through the advancement of research.

The Associate Dean reports to the Dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences.  
The position will: 
  • Provide general oversight and management of programs for academic integrity and quality control. 
  • Work collaboratively with program leaders and appropriate faculty to review, evaluate, and improve program curricula. 
  • Work collaboratively with program leaders on the development and administration of policies and procedures related to academic excellence, the success of students, faculty and staff, and to cultivate a supportive environment. 
  • Provide leadership in the selection, retention, promotion, and development of faculty. 
  • Serve as a resource to program leaders for the management of program resources, including budgets and facilities. 
  • Develop and support external relationships to improve programs and strategically plan and develop new degree programs (seated and online). 
  • Seek sources of outside funding, such as grants, donations, or contracts, in collaboration with the Advancement Office and the College of Health and Human Sciences to advance school priorities. 
  • Advance the school, college and university’s commitment to research and scholarship. 
  • Lead strategic planning for academic programs in the School of Nursing and Health Services. 

Minimum Requirements 
  • An earned doctorate in nursing or related discipline 
  • A minimum of 5 years of leadership/administrative experience in undergraduate and graduate education 
  • An established record of teaching, practice, scholarship, and service consistent with the rank of associate or full professor. 
Required License or Certification 
  •  Unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse. Able to practice in North Carolina.  
  • Experience leading organizations 
  • Developing and evaluating programs 
  • Curriculum development and evaluation 
  • Program evaluation, and accreditation 
  • Strategic planning and implementation 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse faculty, staff, and students 
  • Experience in recruiting, supporting, and retaining faculty 
  • Ability to promote nursing research, education, and service 
  • Evidence of building partnerships at the local, state, national, and international levels 
  • Experience in fund-raising 
About North Carolina A&T State University  

An 1890 Land Grant University, North Carolina A&T State University enjoys a long-standing national reputation in learning, discovery, and engagement. With a student body in excess of 12,500 and approximately 500 faculty, North Carolina A&T offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through nine colleges. North Carolina A&T State University offers over 90 degree program at the bachelor, master’s and doctoral levels.  
The University is one of the sixteen constituent units of the University of North Carolina (UNC) and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The strategic vision focuses the University on interdisciplinary scholarly activities in a learner-centered environment.  
The School of Nursing and Health Services is in the College of Health and Human Sciences. The College of Health and Human Sciences mission is to deliver innovative educational programs that capitalize on the strengths of faculty in the social, behavioral and health sciences to prepare students to improve the quality of life for individuals, communities, and populations. 
About The North Carolina A&T School of Nursing
The North Carolina A&T School of Nursing was established in 1953 with the first class of 15 baccalaureate nurses graduating in 1957. The school was first accredited by the National League for Nursing in 1971 and has maintained continuous accreditation since, most recently receiving continuing accreditation from the Accredited Commission for Education in Nursing Inc. (ACEN) through spring 2022. 
About the Location

Offering a 16.1% lower cost of living than the national average, Greensboro a city of 284,000, is a thriving, civic-minded city with something for everyone: shopping, restaurants, Symphony Orchestra, Community Theater, Opera Company, Civic Ballet, galleries, golf courses and many outstanding public and private recreation areas and facilities including more than 90 miles of trails for hiking, biking and walking. It was voted a Top 10 Green City by 
Greensboro is situated in the Piedmont Triad, an area of great natural beauty, diverse industry, cultural arts, and mild temperatures. North Carolina’s mountain resorts are an easy two-hour drive from Greensboro and the beaches of North and South Carolina are three to four hours away. The Research Triangle is about an hour and a half away. More information is available at: 
Application Procedure 

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should include a cover letter and CV. Please do not email applications. Review of applications will begin immediately.   
Inquiries, referrals and nominations are treated confidentially and can be sent to: 
Jennifer Muller 
Managing Partner and Senior Search Consultant 
Academic Career & Executive Search 
North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

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