Associate Dean-Management, Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor

East Lansing, MI
Mar 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources and collaborative power on creating solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a vibrant and diverse community of students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

Posting Number: 4737

Internal Posting Date: 01-11-2017

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 01-24-2017

Job Title: Associate Dean-Management

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Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Nursing

Primary Department: 10033616 NURSING

Position Employee Group: Fixed Term Faculty-FAS

Appointment Basis: Annual Year, 12 months

Appointment Status: Fixed Term Faculty

Employment %: 100


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Position Summary: Michigan State University College of Nursing invites applications for the position of Associate Dean for Community Engagement and Public Service. The Associate Dean for Community Engagement and Public Service will be responsible for advancing the practice and community engagement missions of the College of Nursing and providing leadership for developing collaborative relationships across the local, national and global communities served by the College of Nursing. The position will lead initiatives that support faculty professional development related to clinical practice and public service and will provide administrative leadership for clinical operations of the College. The Associate Dean will lead initiatives that enhance collaboration between the College and Health Systems and other entities influencing health care. The Associate Dean for Community Engagement and Public Service reports directly to the Dean and is a member of the senior leadership team of the College. This is a full time, twelve-month faculty appointment with distribution of effort across administration, teaching and research.

Position Responsibilities: Provide leadership for clinical practice within the College of Nursing and the MSU faculty group practice, expand the opportunities for faculty practice and build academic clinical partnerships for the College; Act as a liaison to community partners and support the development of networking among professional organizations and healthcare system partners; Provide mentoring and support for faculty to develop their clinical practice and community service activities locally, nationally, and globally; Provide administrative leadership for nursing professional development activities within the College; Lead efforts to develop international initiatives related to academic, research, and practice partnerships; Assure quality and ethical standards and compliance with regulatory requirements for practice and service missions; Obtain and manage resources in support of practice and public service missions; Represent the College at local, national and global events.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements Doctoral degree in nursing or related field is required and Master's degree in nursing preferred; unrestricted RN license without probationary status (or eligible); excellent communication skills; progressively more responsible nursing administrative/leadership experience; ability to articulate the vision, mission, and strategic priorities of the College to a variety of audiences.

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Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
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Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications and letters of nominations should be submitted to:
Jan Greenwood or Betty Turner Asher, Partners
Shelley Sullivan Feather, Library Practice Leader and Senior Executive Search Consultant
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.
42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206, Miramar Beach, Florida 32550
Phone: 850-650-2277/Fax: 850-650-2272

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Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Terry Viau/Assistant Professor/

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Union Affiliation: Non Union

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.


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