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Dean, College of Nursing

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Dean, College of Nursing

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UW Oshkosh) seeks an innovative, experienced academic leader to serve as the next Dean, College of Nursing (CON). This is an extraordinary opportunity for a leader with prior administrative experience to grow entrepreneurial networks, enhance interactions with other colleges and schools at UW Oshkosh, and to take calculated risks to propel the CON to national recognition as part of an entrepreneurial and visionary university. 

 

Established in 1966, UW Oshkosh’s CON was the second public institution north of Madison and Milwaukee to offer a baccalaureate nursing program. The College was an early adapter of online education and has the longest standing Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program in the U.S. The College has approximately 800 students enrolled in the following programs: Traditional BSN; Accelerated BSN; BSN@Home; Master of Science (MSN) in Nursing Clinical Nurse Leader Emphasis; Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse Educator Emphasis; RN to BSN to MSN; Master's to Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP); Doctor of Nursing Practice–Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Emphasis; Doctor of Nursing Practice–Nurse Anesthesia Emphasis; Clinical Nurse Leader (CLN) certificate; and Nurse Educator certificate.

 

The new Dean, working with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community partners, will be expected to provide intellectual leadership, management, inspiration, and a strategic sense of the future for nursing education. This is an exciting time for the CON to continue building programs for the future where technology and new methodologies continue to change the landscape of health care delivery and nursing education.

 

Reporting to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, the CON Dean will oversee a $4.4 million portfolio that includes 11 tenure/tenure-track faculty; 28 full-time and 76 part-time instructional academic staff; and 13 academic and university staff. The Dean will work collaboratively with other UW Oshkosh schools/colleges to develop interdisciplinary opportunities for teaching and research that will help address the unique health care priorities for the region. The Dean will develop and maintain strong and collaborative relationships with CON’s clinical partners, including the area’s hospitals, clinics, community physicians, and other caregiving entities, to support patient care and population wellness and to strengthen these strategic, synergistic community partnerships.

 

The Dean of the CON will have a deep commitment to students and their success, in addition to a record of accomplishment with building strong and abiding interpersonal relationships.Candidates for the position should have an earned doctorate in nursing or a related field, eligibility to obtain RN licensure in Wisconsin, and a record of successful, collaborative, and strategic leadership in the field of nursing. The successful candidate will have a record that indicates the ability to grow the educational and research success of the CON, and a demonstrated ability to engage with donors, alumni, and the community to advance the goals of the CON. Demonstrated support for excellence and innovation in undergraduate and graduate nursing education is essential.

 

Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited.  Applications should include a curriculum vitae and cover letter and should be sent via email to UWO-DeanNursing@wittkieffer.com.  Inquiries may be directed to Claudia Teschky at 630-575-6172 or Jen Meyers Pickard at 773-991-2285, the WittKieffer consultants supporting this search.

 

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, and is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.

 

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Posted: 2021-11-24 Expires: 2022-01-29

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Dean, College of Nursing

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901

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