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Senior Associate Dean- College of Nursing

University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
Fort Worth, Texas
Posted Date
Apr 17, 2023

Job Details

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is excited to announce the formation of its College of Nursing. The new college will help address the shortage of nurses in Texas, which has the second-fewest nurses per capita in the U.S.
Learn more about the college’s launch.

The new College of Nursing will join five other colleges and schools offering degree programs at HSC: the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Public Health, School of Health Professions and College of Pharmacy.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) is seeking applications for the Senior Associate Dean, College of Nursing.

The Senior Associate Dean will be responsible for ensuring the quality and integrity of the student experience, overseeing the development and evaluation of the College’s curriculum, and ensuring that the College meets and maintains accreditation standards. Additionally, the Senior Associate Dean is responsible for managing the College’s budget, resource allocation, and fundraising efforts in collaboration with the Dean, developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, and promoting faculty research and scholarship. The Senior Associate Dean will report to the Dean, College of Nursing. Overall, the Senior Associate Dean plays a critical role in ensuring the academic excellence, integrity, and continued growth of the CON.

Job Duties:

  • Provides academic and administrative leadership to the College of Nursing, in collaboration with the Dean and other senior leaders, to achieve the strategic goals of the College.
  • Provides guidance and mentorship to faculty, including promotion and tenure decisions, evaluations, and professional development.
  • Overseeing the development, evaluation, and revision of the College’s curriculum, ensuring that it meets national accreditation standards and is aligned with current nursing practices and trends.
  • Managing the College’s budget, resource allocation, and fundraising efforts in collaboration with the Dean.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, including local healthcare facilities, community organizations, and professional nursing organizations.
  • Representing the College in the community and serving on various committees and boards.
  • Developing and implementing a research and scholarship agenda for the College, promoting faculty research and scholarship, and ensuring that research is integrated into the curriculum.


Minimum Qualifications :

  • Doctoral degree required in nursing or related field
  • Must have qualifications commensurate with tenure at the rank of Professor at HSC
  • 5+ years of work experience in nursing education or a related field
  • Administrative experience at the departmental or central administrative level at a U.S. accredited college of nursing
  • A valid nursing license in the state of Texas or eligibility for licensure in Texas
  • Progressive management / leadership experience
  • Knowledge of accreditation and regulatory standards for nursing education
  • Substantial body of published scholarly work with considerable visibility in the nursing research community, and the capacity to exercise leadership at the local, state, and national levels
  • An exceptional record of accomplishments as a teacher, scholar, and leader with proven ability to manage the complexity of an academic enterprise

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a complex interdisciplinary university or academic health science center, with demonstrated strategic and implementation skills
  • Experience in developing and implementing new nursing programs or initiatives
  • Experience with funding and accreditation agencies, professional organizations, university governance, and the legislative process
  • Demonstrated leadership in grant writing, fundraising, and income-generating activities with alumni, community volunteers, and advisory councils
  • Commitment to excellence in values-based patient care, facilitation of faculty practice, interdisciplinary patient care, and interprofessional education in a personal and student-focused environment
  • A record of having developed and maintained strong working relationships with affiliated hospitals and clinics

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.


Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.


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