Associate Divisional Dean Chief Nurse Administrator
School of Nursing
Boise State Introduction
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The Associate Divisional Dean for the School of Nursing is the Chief Nurse Administrator. This is a tenured faculty position and is responsible for faculty and academic programming in the School (SON), and for consultation with the appropriate communities of interest. The Chief Nurse Administrator is responsible to implement the School’s mission, goals, and expected program outcomes, while maintaining the School and College of Health Sciences (COHS), and university’s mission and values.
The Chief Nurse Administrator reports to the Divisional Dean for the School of Nursing. The position is a faculty position with 100% administrative assignment, including teaching, research, and/or practice as applicable and negotiated.
12 month contract
Specific activities of the role include:
Leadership and General Administration
Provides academic leadership of all undergraduate and graduate programs in the School in collaboration with the Divisional Dean and the Program Directors (Academic Leadership Team).
Assists in the development of the strategic plan and the progress toward attainment of strategic goals to fulfill the mission, goals, and expected program outcomes.
Provides the leadership accountability, assessment and guidance to maintain appropriate National Accreditation standards.
Oversight of faculty management day-to-day, faculty recruitment, hire, assessment, workload, and developmental support.
Directs, supports, evaluates, and provides guidance to the Academic Leadership Team and faculty in the School of Nursing.
Provides support to selected School of Nursing teams.
Supports the Academic Leadership Team in maintaining high academic and professional standards in all programs and activities.
Hires Full-time faculty in consultation with the Divisional Dean, COHS Dean, and Program Directors in hiring adjunct faculty and staff.
Leads the development of expanded and/or enhancement of programs in collaboration with the Academic Leadership Team.
Provides leadership oversight within the School, College, and University policies.
Facilitates the Academic Leadership Team meetings and SON meetings in collaboration with the Divisional Dean.
Coordination and Communication within the School, University, and Community
Keeps the Divisional Dean of the School of Nursing School Academic Leadership Team, faculty, staff, and students appropriately informed.
Develop partnerships and collaborations with various stakeholders across the college, University and broader community to achieve excellence in the School of Nursing.
Often represents the School in community, state, and national associations, along with the Divisional Dean.
Establish effective plans and supports to maintain and increase graduation rates and increase the schools diverse learners.
Promote inter-professional and interdisciplinary partnerships, collaborating with other Boise State University Colleges, schools and departments.
Maintains and enhances relationships with the University Alumni Association.
Supports the work of the Idaho Center for Nursing as appropriate.
Work with College Development Director to raise funds and support the School of Nursing.
Management of Resources
Carry out responsibilities in accordance with University policies and applicable laws.
Maximize productivity and efficiency with faculty
Collaborate with Divisional Dean on the advocacy of the Schools fiscal and physical resources to assure success of the School’s programs:
The budgets (state appropriated, local, and self-support)
Compensation for recruitment and retention
Equipment and supplies
Academic support services
Oversight of student and/or program fees in collaboration with the Divisional Dean and program Directors
Administer resource acquisition and allocation, management of fund, and the equitable allocation, development and use of facilities.
Develops additional financial resources in collaboration with Program Directors to assist in fulfilling the mission and goals of the School.
Oversight of student and/or program fees in collaboration with the Divisional Dean and Program Directors.
Facilitates the recruitment and orientation of full-time faculty.
Provides leadership and resources to faculty in pursuing research and scholarly activities in collaboration with the Program Directors.
Confers with the Divisional Dean to develop additional financial resources in fulfilling the mission and goals of the School.
Participates in teaching nursing courses according to specialty and availability as able.
Participates in research according to specialty and interests.
Participates in University and community service as available.
Participates in professional national service as appropriate.
Required Application Materials: Please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position. Attach a CV that includes employment history (including dates of employment).
Closing Date: The deadline for applications is Friday, March 27, 2020 at 11:59 PM MST.
Is a registered nurse, licensure in Idaho or Compact states.
Holds a graduate degree in nursing.
Holds a doctoral degree.
Currently hold a tenured faculty position at an accredited institution at the rank of no less than an associate professor.
Leadership experience in Nursing higher Education.
Evidence of national affiliations.
Proven record of service to the University or community of interest.
Preferred appointment would be at a full professor level.
The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Ability to be an innovative, visionary and entrepreneurial leader, with high personal integrity.
Ability to work collegially with College and University leadership with a shared governance structure.
Ability to maintain dignity and self-control in difficult situations.
Ability to represent the school concerning critical or politically sensitive matters.
Ability to work well in culturally diverse situations.
Ability to provide resources and inspiration to support basic and applied research.
Ability to use standard information technology tools, and sufficient expertise in the use of such tools in the function and duties of the position.
Demonstrated forward looking and innovative academic initiatives and provide assistance for faculty and staff to carry them to successful completion in a complex collaborative environment.
Ability to effectively lead a management team and demonstrate a style of open communication and transparent decision making.
Interest, experience, and/or ability to promote cultural competency and/or diversity
Additional Salary Information: Salary and benefits: Salary will be commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package is available for eligible employees, for more information visit: http://hrs.boisestate.edu/careers/benefits/ .
Internal Number: 200217
About Boise State University
At Boise State University School of Nursing, we prepare nursing students to provide caring, holistic and quality nursing services to diverse populations while also facilitating the development of leadership and interprofessional skills. Our experienced faculty and dedicated staff are focused on academic excellence, high-touch student services, meaningful scholarly pursuits and engagement with our nursing community.
– Ann O. Hubbert, PhD, RN, CTN-A