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University of Guam
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Optimal submittal date is April 21, 2023 (Chamorro Standard Time/UTC+10) when review of received applications will begin. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

(Note to applicants in the mainland United States: Please be advised that Guam is a day ahead of the mainland United States.)

For further information about the University of Guam, visit our Web Site at General information about Guam is available at For local newspapers, The Pacific Daily News is available at and The Guam Daily Post is available at


The University of Guam seeks an executive who is interested in new challenges and opportunities for professional and personal growth and who is interested in working in a dynamic, multi-cultural institution of higher education in the Pacific.

This is an administrative position assigned responsibility for organizing and coordinating the planning, implementation and evaluation of the nursing, social work, and health science education programs at the University of Guam in relation to the school’s academic master plan. Work also involves formulating and executing policies in the administration of the programs and providing nursing and health sciences education expertise to officers of the University of Guam. The nurse administrator, with the participation of the faculty, has authority and responsibility compatible with the general policies of the University of Guam for nursing, social work, and health sciences education.

Work is performed under the general oversight of the Senior Vice President and Provost (SVPP). The employee in this role works closely with the SVPP in day to day administrative matters in dealing with the University community and the general public. Work also involves the coordination of faculty activities within the Nursing, Social Work, and Health Science Units. Performance outcomes are reviewed and evaluated through conferences with the SVPP, submission of reports and evaluation procedures established by the University of Guam.


Primary duties and responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Organizes and coordinates the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the nursing, social work, and health sciences education programs;
  • Assists faculty to investigate, evaluate, and secure resources for the improvement of the instruction within the SOH Programs;
  • Provides leadership in identifying the changing scope of nursing, social work, and health science education and practice, professional decision-making, clinical specialization, and professional accountability;
  • Advises the President of the University, on all matters pertaining to nursing, social work, and health science education;
  • Interprets and coordinates the nursing program with the Guam Board of Nurse Examiners;
  • Develops plans, monitors program data base, and coordinates and edits annual outcome reports as needed;
  • Facilitates and coordinates activities related to program academic policies, curriculum, resource facilitates and services, program evaluation, student learning outcomes assessment and accreditation;
  • Oversees program-based student recruitment, admission, advising, and disciplinary/dismissal processes that comply with policies, procedures and standards of the governing institution;
  • Promotes students’ formal participation in program academic governance in accordance with institutional policies and procedures;
  • Determines the number, type, and utilization of teaching personnel, and facilitates their orientation and mentorship. Makes teaching and clinical assignments and conducts formal faculty evaluations;
  • Works with the faculty members on evaluation of the nursing, social work, and health science education curricula;
  • Creates and maintains an environment conducive in teaching, learning, scholarly pursuits and the sharing of faculty expertise through the involvement in professional and community activities;
  • Delegates community outreach activities for the SOH units;
  • Secures clinical facilities and internship sites for use in student learning experiences. Maintains written agreements for use of clinical facilities;
  • Relays needs of the education programs to administrative officials, the community and others as needed;
  • Assists in the preparation and administration of the program budget and monitors expenditures;
  • Participates actively in professional organizations;
  • Oversee grant and development activities/opportunities on the behalf of the School. Seeks grant funding to support and expand programs in line with the UOG and School Mission;
  • Seek and obtain external funding from federal, local, and international sources to fulfill the mission of the School and University;
  • Lead the development of new programs in health care education in response to community needs and the availability of resources;
  • Develop and maintain International programs in collaboration with the UOG Global Learning and Engagement to increase student exposure and participation through international learning experiences;
  • Provides leadership and oversight to maintain specialized national accreditation for the Nursing Program in collaboration with the Nursing Program faculty and Nursing Advisory Committee
  • Achieves and maintains Guam Board of Nurse Examiner approval of nursing programs in collaboration with the Nursing Program faculty and Nursing Advisory Committee;
  • Facilitates the Social Work program specialized accreditation through support and collaboration with the Socia Work faculty and Division Chair/Director;
  • Ensures that faculty and staff work to implement student retention plans in alignment with the University Strategic Plan, and the Schools’ Academic Master Plan;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Required: An earned doctorate in nursing or related field from a regionally accredited institution, with a minimum of five years’ experience in various fields of clinical nursing and at least three years’ experience in teaching or administration; Professional qualifications in nursing administration, leadership, curriculum development, research, teaching and evaluation attained at a baccalaureate and/or higher degree nursing program; and Current active, unencumbered registered nurse license on Guam or any state/territory.
  • Preferred: Experience with grant management and administration; Experience working effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse faculty and campus community; Experience with accreditation and/or licensing boards for nursing and social work.


Applicants for University of Guam administrator positions must complete an online job application through the UOG online employment portal at Please have the following documents prepared and ready to upload with your application:

  • (1) Letter of application that describes candidate’s qualifications
  • (2) Curriculum vitae
  • (3) Copies of all graduate and undergraduate transcripts
  • (4) Copy of current nursing license

Special Instructions for References: Three (3) current letters of recommendation from persons knowledgeable about your academic and professional performance must be provided by providing a list of at least three (3) references to be contacted on the References section of the online application. Enter each reference by clicking on the “Add References Entry” button. Provide the name, title, email address, mailing address, and telephone number of each reference. A system automated email will be sent to each reference’s email address with a link to attach their reference letter to your application.

Selected candidate must provide official transcripts prior to hire date. For further information, please contact Dr. Lee S. Yudin, Search Committee Chair, [email protected] or the Human Resources Office at [email protected], telephone number, (671) 735-2350 or fax number at (671) 734-6005.

Police and Court Clearance: Pursuant to Public Law No. 28-24 and Executive Order 2005-34, applicants selected for a position are required to provide original police and court (Superior Court of Guam) clearances of no more than three (3) months old prior to commencement of employment. Off-island applicants must obtain clearances from their place of residence. Applicants are responsible for fees associated with obtaining the clearances.


Submission of completed job applications authorizes the University of Guam to seek and obtain information regarding the applicant’s suitability for employment. All factors which are job related may be investigated (i.e., previous employment, educational credentials, and criminal records). All information obtained may be used to determine the applicant’s eligibility for employment in accordance with equal employment opportunity guidelines. In addition, the applicant releases previous employers and job related sources from legal liability for the information provided.

Should an applicant be convicted of any crimes other than a minor traffic violation, all applicable information must be provided in the form of a police clearance report and court clearance report. Failure to admit any felony convictions may result in immediate disqualification or disciplinary action.

Section 25103, Chapter 25, Title 10 of the Guam Code Annotated requires college or university employees to undergo a physical examination, to include a test for tuberculosis (skin or x-ray), prior to employment and at least annually thereafter. A report of such examination must be conducted by a licensed physician within a state or territory of the United States and must be submitted upon request.

Federal law requires presentation of eligibility to work in the United States within seventy-two (72) hours of reporting for employment. Specifically, 8 USC 1324A requires the employer to verify the identity and eligibility to work in the United States of all newly hired employees. The University of Guam is required to comply with this law on a non-discriminatory basis. If you are hired to fill a position with the University of Guam, you will be required to present valid documents to comply with this law.

The University of Guam is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

The University of Guam complies with Public Law 24-109 in reference to the provisions and requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Assistance in EEO/ADA matters and inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations may be referred to the University’s Director, EEO and Title IX/ADA Coordinator, located at the EEO/ADA and Title IX Office, Dorm II, Iya Hami Hall, Room 106, Telephone No. (671) 735-2244; TTY (671) 735-2243; or to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR).

The University of Guam does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability unrelated to job requirements, age (except as permitted by law), citizenship status, marital status, or political affiliation. Furthermore, the University of Guam does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the admission to or employment in its education programs or activities.


University of Guam is a fouuniversity_of_guam1.jpgr-year land-grant institution, located in the village of Mangilao on the island of Guam in the Western Pacific Ocean. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and offers 34 degree programs at the undergraduate level and 11 master’s level programs.

university_of_guam2.jpgOf the University’s 3,387 students, 91% are of Asian-Pacific Islander ethnicity, and nearly 69% are full-time (Fall 2008 figures). A full-time faculty of about 180 supports the University’s mission of "Ina, Diskubre, Setbe"—which translates to "To Enlighten, to Discover, to Serve."

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