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Company: Sacred Heart University
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Dean, Dr. Susan L. Davis, R.N. & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing Category: Academics Department: College of Nursing [CON] Locations: Fairfield, CT Posted: Feb 2, 2021 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Full-time PositionID: 127980 Share About Sacred Heart University: As the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, and one of the fastest-growing in the U.S., Sacred Heart University is a national leader in shaping higher education for the 21st century. SHU offers more than 80 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its Fairfield, Conn., campus. Sacred Heart also has satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland and offers online programs. More than 9,000 students attend the University's eight colleges and schools: Arts & Sciences; Communication, Media & the Arts; Computer Science & Engineering; Health Professions; the Isabelle Farrington College of Education; the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology; the Dr. Susan L. Davis & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing; and St. Vincent's College. Sacred Heart stands out from other Catholic institutions as it was established and led by laity. The contemporary Catholic university is rooted in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, and at the same time cultivates students to be forward thinkers who enact change in their own lives, professions and in their communities. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its Best 386 Colleges - 2021 Edition, "Best in the Northeast" and Best Business Schools - 2020 Edition. Sacred Heart is home to the award-winning, NPR-affiliated radio station, WSHU, a Division I athletics program and an impressive performing arts program that includes choir, band, dance and theater. Job Description: Sacred Heart University invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean, Dr. Susan L. Davis, R.N. & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing. The (College) awards baccalaureate degrees to traditional and second-degree students. Graduate education offered by the College includes the MSN, and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). The College has 38 full-time faculty members; its total enrollment in Fall 2020 was 1,583 students. Sacred Heart University, one of the country's fastest-growing universities and the second-largest Catholic university in New England, is deeply rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition and is entrepreneurial, nimble and creative in its approach to all aspects of its programs and services. Reporting to the Provost, the Dean will build on the current success of the College and its faculty and take to the next level its development as a national leader in nursing education and applied research. Working with the faculty, staff, students, alumni, and partners throughout SHU, the Dean will provide intellectual leadership and strategic direction for the College to assume a prominent role both regionally, nationally and internationally in addressing the critical needs of the profession. Requirements: An earned doctorate from an accredited institution with at least one graduate degree in nursing is required. The successful candidate will have a record of achievement in teaching, research, and service, which merits appointment as a tenured Associate Professor or Professor within the College. Demonstrated support for excellence and innovation in undergraduate and graduate nursing education is essential. It is expected that the Dean will embrace nursing education, research and service to prepare and empower future nurses to confront the healthcare demands of a complex and technologically advanced society. Application Instructions: Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership Profile. These materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to Sacred Heart University's consultants Sheila Murphy and Claudia Teschky at SHUCON@wittkieffer.com. Confidential inquiries may be directed to the consultants through Shalonda Alleyne at 630-575-6157. values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law. URL:

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