The University of Alabama invites applications and nominations of highly qualified individuals for the position of Dean of the Capstone College of Nursing. The new Dean will bring a distinguished record of accomplishment appropriate for appointment as a tenured full professor. S/he will bring a history of demonstrated success working effectively with faculty, staff and administrators to increase research and other sources of external funding, to recruit top notch talent, and to promote close collaboration and interprofessional activity and to promote mentoring and developing nursing faculty. The new dean will bring outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated success working effectively with senior leadership and a broad range of internal and external constituents.
Qualified candidates will have a doctoral degree in nursing or its equivalent and be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Alabama.
The Dean of Capstone College of Nursing is the chief academic officer of the College reporting to the Executive Vice President and Provost. The Dean is responsible for providing visionary, strategic, and administrative leadership to the college.
The Capstone College of Nursing with enrollment of 1,550 undergraduate and 470 graduate students offers academic programs from baccalaureate, masters through Doctor of Nursing Practice in a new state of the art facility that combines high tech classrooms with a simulation center for clinical excellence.
The University of Alabama, the state’s oldest public university and the senior comprehensive doctoral level institution in Alabama is ranked in the top 50 public universities in the US News rankings with an overall enrollment of more than 33,000 students. Tuscaloosa, a metropolitan area of approximately 170,000, has a vibrant economy, moderate climate, and reputation across the South as an innovative, progressive community, causing it to appear in Money Magazine’s annual list of the country’s best places to live.
Applicants should apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. A complete position description is available online. A curriculum vita, cover letter, and statement of leadership philosophy should be attached. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Contact Dr. Susan Gaskins, Chair of the Search Committee
email@example.com • 205-348-1027
The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action education institution/employer.
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