East Carolina University, a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina, is a doctoral institution with an enrollment of over 27,000 students and approximately 4,500 faculty and staff.
Job Description: The College of Nursing at East Carolina University (ECU) seeks applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean for Graduate Programs. The Associate Dean provides administrative leadership, oversight, and coordination of graduate programs. The primary functions in this position concern management of the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of the graduate programs in the College of Nursing.
The College is housed within the Division of Health Sciences and includes the College of Allied Health Sciences, the Brody School Medicine, the Laupus Health Sciences Library and the School of Dental Medicine. East Carolina University is a Carnegie designated Doctoral Research University with the classification of Community Engagement. The ECU College of Nursing is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center. Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the health sciences, and as one of the practice partners of the ECU College of Nursing.
The Associate Dean for Graduate Programs oversees all aspects of the College's various master's degree, post-Master certificate and doctoral degree programs. In addition, s/he serves with the other Associate Deans on the Dean's advisory council.
This position reports to the Dean.
Minimum Qualifications: Earned research focused doctorate in nursing (or related field plus a master's degree in nursing) and three years experience in baccalaureate or higher degree nursing education preferably in a health sciences center.
Potential for full graduate faculty appointment with tenure at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor with the possibility of a adjunct appointment in the Brody School of Medicine, the College of Allied Health Sciences or other departments.
Demonstrated evidence of published research, successful grant acquisition, effective oral and written communication skills and effective interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated evidence of excellence in leadership and administrative skills essential in a complex academic organization.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Graduate level teaching experience in nursing.
Eligibility for unrestricted licensure as a registered nurse in North Carolina.
Minimum of 2 calendar years prior, full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse, preferably in a health sciences center.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates must submit a candidate profile, a letter of interest and curriculum vitae online.
Additionally, please submit two original letters of reference and original transcript of your highest degree; if highest degree is not in nursing, send original of highest degree and original of highest degree in nursing to:
Dr. Maura McAuliffe, Search Committee Chair
ECU College of Nursing
3112 Health Sciences Building
Greenville, NC 27858
Date Initial Screening Begins: 03-19-2013
Job Close Date: Open Until Filled