Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions

Arkansas State University
Arkansas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 19, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


A national leader with a tradition of excellence, the Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions (CoNHP) will lead eleven academic areas in one of the largest undergraduate and graduate colleges for Arkansas State University. service programs to A-State's home town of Jonesbo ro, which is the healthcare for a 23-county Delta region, home to two large, thriving healthcare systems, nearby metropolitan health care systems. A-leadership for the state, and hosts on campus the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine and a large research facility at the Arkansas Biosciences Institute. The dean will provide dynamic leadership to the academic areas of nursing, clinical laboratory sciences, communication disorders, disaster preparedness and emergency management, medical imaging and radiation sciences, therapy, physical therapy, social work, athletic training, dietetics, and the approved occupational health and safety. These areas offer ten certificates, associate, nine undergraduate, eight masters and three doctoral degrees.

 About A-State

Twice named as one of the top universities for social mobility by US News and five-time selection as a top regional university by The Princeton Review, State University meets the challenges of continuing as a destination university with close to 14,000 students, through the combination of world-class and a long tradition of student-friendly instruction. The second-largest university Arkansas, Arkansas State offers more than 130 degree areas of study, including robust online program, and has a diverse student body from across the nation around the world. A-State is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association, and is an FBS member of the NCAA.


The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate or terminal degree in a related discipline as well as an established record of excellence in teaching and scholarship along with record academic scholarly and professional achievements appropriate for appointment as a tenured full professor in Co NHP. Administrative experience at the department chair, associate dean or equivalent level along with experience with financial planning and budgets, ability to organize and lead faculty groups, a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and participation and leadership in shared governance are required. Desired qualifications include experience in the following: managing department chairs and/or program major gift fund raising, graduate program administration, administrative in student retention and recruitment.

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Applicants should upload a cover letter speaking to diversity and addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae, along with the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of five professional references. Review of applications will begin on Nov. 30, 2020, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2021.

A-State does not discriminate on the basis of color, sex, sexual orientation,  gender identity, race,age,national origin, religion, marital status, veteran status, genetic inlonnation or disability in any of its practices, policies or procedures.