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Dean of the College of Nursing - 008b.1415

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College of Nursing


Leadership and Administration

  • Provide leadership and administration to all aspects of the College of Nursing.
  • Promote the mission, vision, values and strategic goals of the College of Nursing and the University.
  • Stay knowledgeable regarding changes in the health care system, higher education and research to guide the development, implementation and evaluation of programs of learning.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative educational partnerships with UW System nursing programs and systems-related levels.
  • Foster relationships in clinical agencies related to student clinical placement.
  • Represent the College on campus and with external constituencies.
  • Work collaboratively with other administrators (Vice Chancellors, Associate Vice Chancellors, Deans, etc.) on campus.
  • Sustain memberships and provide leadership within appropriate professional and academic organizations.
  • Coordinate the use of space and facilities assigned to the College of Nursing.
  • Oversee the operations of the Living Healthy Community Clinic.

Operations - Manage operational activities of the division, including, but not limited to:

  • Develop, evaluate and assess academic program development, evaluation and assessment.
  • Manage college budget, maintain fiscal responsibility and accountability for all accounts, including fundraising.
  • Manage oversight of grant administration and writing.

Supervision of Division Staff

  • Recruit and retain division faculty and staff.
  • Be a strong team builder with the ability to create and maintain a stimulating environment within the College.
  • Provide supervision and evaluation of division staff and their professional development.



It is preferred that candidates possess the following qualifications:

  • Doctorate or appropriate terminal degree, preferably in Nursing.
  • Administrative experience in higher education with demonstrated abilities to promote visionary leadership in academic administration.
  • An outstanding record in, and commitment to, teaching, scholarly activity and service.
  • Commitment to the ideals of shared governance.
  • Experience with budget management.
  • Commitment to the ideals of shared governance.
  • Experience with budget management.
  • Commitment to faculty, research, and professional development.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Desire to foster a sense of community within the College and University.
  • Willingness to foster external collaborations and academic diversity.
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with diverse constituencies.

Starting Date




Terms of Appointment

Annual, limited appointment

Application Deadline

Confidential review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. It is preferred, however, that nominations and applications be submitted prior to September 16, 2014.

How to Apply

Submit a letter of application, comprehensive curriculum vitae, resume, and contact information for five or more references to:


The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer.

Employment will require a criminal background check. UW Oshkosh complies with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act with regard to nondiscrimination on the basis of arrest and/or conviction record.

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Human Resources - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
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