Winona State University and Minnesota State HealthForce Center of Excellence seeks applications for the position of Senior System Director of Nursing Excellence. The Senior System Director will provide leadership in cultivating, implementing and supporting initiatives and innovations to meet the needs of Minnesota’s nursing workforce by creating collaborations with a broad spectrum of industries /industry associations, communities, Tribal Nations, businesses, state agencies and community-based organizations. Duties include (1) working in partnership with Minnesota State colleges and universities, and its partners, to fulfill the mission of Minnesota State through advancing nursing education excellence across the Minnesota State system and with collaborative partners; (2) identifying, developing, and implementing initiatives that enable Minnesota State and its partners to be nursing education leaders in the nation and the partners of choice; (4) supporting nursing programs at all levels (PN, ADN, BSN, and graduate); (4) developing coalitions and collaborations with other organizations; and (5) creating sustainable funding streams, and promotion of activities among community, business, faculty, students, Tribal Nation partners, and governmental entities. Minimum qualifications for this position include (1) a doctorate in nursing or a health-related field from a regionally or nationally accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education, by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation or successors, or by a comparable organization if the graduate degree is from a foreign country; (2) a Masters in Nursing if the doctorate is in a field other than nursing; (3) a current unencumbered Minnesota registered nurse license and current registration; and (4) seven years of demonstrated leadership experience in a nursing education academic environment. For complete position descriptions and to apply, please go to https://winona.peopleadmin.com. Along with a cv/resume and other required documentation, applicants should submit a statement explaining their personal or professional experiences in working with diverse populations (such as persons from differing race / ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, gender, or mental and physical ability) as well as how the applicant would contribute toward a diverse and inclusive academic and employment culture and community at Winona State University. Statements should be 1 page or less. Review of applications begins 9/19/2022. WSU is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and is an equal opportunity educator and employer.