Associate Dean & Associate/Full Professor

Gainesville FL
Sep 26, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Associate Dean & Associate/Full Professor

Job Description:

The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (ADAA) is responsible for the academic integrity of the College of Nursing's academic programs, including development of curricular and program innovations, and education partnerships.

  • Assists in developing the CON’s strategic agenda related to the College’s academic programs.
  • Consults with faculty and other communities of interest to make recommendations to accomplish the mission, goals, and expected programs outcomes
  • Initiates curricular innovations with faculty and other constituents as appropriate.
  • Explores opportunities for developing or enhancing partnerships, joint projects, and mutually beneficial academic initiatives between the CON and UF Health.
  • Collaborates with UF entities to foster inter-professional education.
  • Represents the CON within the Health Science Center and University of Florida related to academic policy and curricula.
  • Seeks external financial resources to accomplish the academic mission.
  • Meets regularly with the school’s program directors to monitor the academic programs they oversee.
  • Meets with faculty and students to interpret educational policy.
  • Guides faculty in implementing and evaluating evidence-based teaching methods.

The ADAA directs the evaluation of the school’s academic programs, including course, program, teacher, alumni, employer, and clinical agency evaluations.

  • Oversees completion of evaluations for the CON’s courses, programs of instruction, and teaching faculty.
  • Communicates the results of those evaluations to accountable parties (e.g., Academic Affairs Committee, Dean, and faculty).
  • Reviews, updates and executes the Master Evaluation Plan.
  • Completes periodic reports on academic programs to internal and external groups, including regional and national professional accrediting bodies on behalf of the College

The University of Florida College of Nursing is dedicated to high-quality programs of education, research, patient care and public service. As part of the flagship university in Florida, the College of Nursing joins the university in its commitment to being a preeminent university that serves its students and citizens across the globe. The College of Nursing has innovative education programs including nationally accredited baccalaureate (traditional and accelerated), a RN to BSN program, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, as well as the state’s oldest PhD in Nursing Science. The college uses online learning delivery for many of its programs.

As part of UF Health, the University of Florida academic health center, the College of Nursing collaborates with five other health-related colleges and the UF Health family of hospitals, as well as clinical partners across the state, such as the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

Archer Family Health Care is the college’s comprehensive nurse-managed health care center. Faculty members provide primary care and psychiatric/mental health services to underserved adults, children and families in Alachua County and surrounding areas. The College’s active faculty practice offers opportunities for interdisciplinary work and leadership in other nurse-managed practices as well.

Faculty members have opportunities for collaborations in research and scholarship with 16 colleges, 34 institutes and 115 centers across the University of Florida as well as collaborations within our clinical health system. The College is also a partner in UF’s Center for Translational Science Institute (CTSI).

Come join our team of faculty members who set a standard for excellence when it comes to innovative education, dynamic research and quality patient care.

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Doctoral preparation (PhD or DNP); Florida licensure or eligibility for Florida licensure; graduate level degree (master’s or doctorate) in nursing; and four years of relevant experience in nursing education.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ADAA should have experience commensurate with appointment at the rank of associate or full professor within the College of Nursing. Preferred qualifications include:

  • A bachelor’s and master’s degree in nursing and an earned doctorate in nursing;
  • Progressive leadership experience in nursing education and curriculum; and
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, managerial skills, creativity, ability to make timely decisions, to collaborative effectively, and to be open to the ideas of others and to constructive feedback.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

The Search Committee invites nominations, applications (a letter of interest, comprehensive curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of five or more references), or expressions of interest to be submitted to Parker Executive Search, the search firm assisting the University (electronic submissions preferred) at the following address: Jacob C. Anderson, Principal; Parker Executive Search; Five Concourse Parkway, Suite 2900; Atlanta, GA 30328;; Phone: 770-804-1996 X 111.

Confidential review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The Search Committee prefers that all nominations and applications be submitted to the search firm prior to November 13, 2017.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: No