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Bouvé College of Health Sciences/Northeastern University
Boston, Massachusetts 02101
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 Bouvé College of Health Sciences

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Northeastern University, a preeminent global, experiential, research university seeks an experienced, visionary leader as its next Dean, School of Nursing.


Nested within the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, the School of Nursing awards a wide range of programs from baccalaureate through doctoral degrees, including Philosophy (PhD) and Nursing Practice (DNP) and several certificate programs. The School currently has over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 48 full-time faculty across the Boston, Burlington, and Charlotte (NC), campuses. In addition to the School of Nursing, the Bouvé College is also comprised of the schools of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; Community Health and Behavioral Sciences; and Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences. With 220 full-time faculty members, over 1,900 undergraduate students, and 2,000 graduate students, the Bouvé College of Health Sciences is a leading national model for experiential education and interdisciplinary use-inspired research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences.


The School Dean will build on the current success and its faculty and take to the next level its development and standing as a global leader in nursing education and applied impactful research. Working with the faculty, staff, students, alumni, and partners throughout the School, the Bouvé College Dean and college community, and the University, the School Dean will provide intellectual leadership and strategic direction for the School to assume a prominent role both regionally, nationally and internationally in addressing the critical needs of the profession.

Minimum requirements include a PhD, DNP, or EdD in nursing or a related field; a record of distinguished teaching and research; prior administrative experience, preferably within an academic setting; proven success in external funding; eligibility to obtain RN licensure in Massachusetts and credentials that merit appointment at the rank of full professor in nursing. The next Dean will possess the vision and the communication, management, and leadership skills to ensure operational excellence and sustainable growth and differentiation of the School of Nursing. The successful candidatewillbe a person of high integrity, who is creative, confident, and a strategic risk taker with a strong record of collaborative leadership and commitment to academic excellence and community service.

Located in the heart of Boston and a leader in interdisciplinary research, community engagement, and the integration of classroom with real-world experiential learning, Northeastern University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate, graduate, and workforce development programs and an exciting and thriving environment described in the university academic plan – Exprience Unleashed.

Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Applications should include a cover letter and curriculum vitae and be sent via email to NortheasternNursing@wittkieffer.com. Inquiries may be addressed to Joyce De Leo, Ph.D. at 630-575-6177, or Claudia Teschky at 630-575-6172, the WittKieffer consultants supporting this search.


Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.


All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please seewww.northeastern.edu/diversity.


Posted: 2021-12-27 Expires: 2022-01-26

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Boston, Massachusetts 02101

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