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HSHS St John's College of Nursing Chancellor

HSHS St John's College of Nursing
Springfield, Illinois
Base and annual incentive
Posted Date
Jan 16, 2023

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Position Type
Executive, Chancellors & Presidents
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) is searching for a strategic academic administrator to join HSHS St John’s College of Nursing as our new Chancellor. St John’s College of Nursing is in Springfield Illinois on our flagship hospital campus. This role reports directly to the HSHS St John’s Hospital Chief Nursing Officer.   This highly visible and mission driven leader serves as the Chief Executive Officer of College affairs. Collaboration with Board of Directors, community partners, HSHS Hospital leadership, and College faculty, staff, and students to drive performance and growth.  The right candidate has demonstrated experience as nursing faculty with progressive expansion of scope in previous or current position as this role is responsible for day-to-day operations and accreditation outcomes.


Our ideal candidate is collaborative nursing academic leader that engages staff and students with positive relationships and effective problem-solving skills. This influential leader ensures top tier education through monitoring staff performance and strategic expansion of programs. After 136 years of nursing education in Springfield, St John’s College of Nursing just expanded to a secondary site in partnership with Greenville University fall 2023.


  • HSHS St John’s College of Nursing Chancellor Reports directly to HSHS St John’s Hospital CNO Based in Springfield, IL Part of Hospital Sisters Health System Secondary site expansion with DNP program launch fall 2023

Minimum Requirements:


  • MSN Required, DNP required 2 years of teaching experience required 3 years of academic administration required 2 years of progressive leadership experience required within nursing education Active unrestricted nursing licensure in IL required within 6 months of hire



               HSHS has comprehensive benefit package designed exclusively for executive leadership. A variety of medical/dental/vision offerings along with flexible time off, annual incentive, relocation package, and robust retirement plan are just a few of our exciting offerings.


HSHS St John’s College of Nursing:


Built upon more than 136 years of nursing education, we now look to the future and our place in it as a health care system that strives to continually improve curriculum with the latest and most advanced technologies and programs. Our mission is what draws students and retains faculty and staff. Our expert staff is invested in academic success of our students and provide social, emotional, and spiritual support needed to become the next generation of St John’s nursing graduates.


HSHS St John’s College offers a doctorate of nursing practice program, two master’s degree programs and upper division baccalaureate nursing degree programs for students. We have an aggressive initiative to increase diversity both in faculty and students that works to establish programming for teaching/learning about underserved populations, different cultures, race, religions and views on health and education. Innovative teaching strategies are deployed both in classroom and our state-of-the art simulation laboratory which foster communication, teamwork, critical thinking, and sound-decision making.

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