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Associate Dean/Director, School of Nursing (3649)

Idaho State University
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Dec 4, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Associate Dean/Director, School of Nursing (3649)
Pocatello - Main

Job Description

Idaho State University (ISU), established in 1901, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000 students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. ISU is Idaho's premiere university for the health sciences. ISU's Kasiska Division of Health Science (KDHS) operates on two campuses, one in Pocatello (southeastern Idaho) and another in Meridian (southwestern Idaho). The Pocatello campus is located 2 hours South of Yellowstone National Park and the Meridian campus is located in the rapidly growing Treasure Valley area which is home to the state's capital city Boise. Students and faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand, natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our University community!

ISU's College of Health (COH) invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean/Director of the School of Nursing in the College of Health. The School of Nursing celebrated its 60th anniversary celebration in 2016. The School of Nursing offers the undergraduate degrees in nursing (RN-BSN, accelerated nursing and the traditional baccalaureate (BSN)) with approximately 225 students, masters (MSN) with approximately 12 students, doctor of nursing practice (DNP) with approximately 100 students, and doctor of philosophy (PhD) in nursing with approximately 10 students. The School of Nursing is a member of the COH, which is home to 17 distinct disciplines, 12 departments, 41 programs and 178 faculty and staff. The College of Health supports over 4000 students and serves the state-wide mission to educate health care professionals. The School of Nursing has 19 full time faculty and 9 staff. The Associate Dean/Director of the School of Nursing reports to the Dean of the College of Health and is a 12-month position. The Associate Dean/Director will be located at the main campus in Pocatello.

Minimum Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • A terminal research degree in nursing or a related field from an accredited institution
  • Eligible for a RN license in Idaho
  • An accomplished academician
  • A well-established and progressive record of scholarly research and peer-reviewed publications consistent with the appointment in a tenured senior academic rank
  • At least 2 years previous experience directing an undergraduate or graduate program in nursing
  • At least 2 years budget creation and management experience
  • At least 2 years assessing programmatic and student learning outcomes
  • Experience with accreditation
  • Candidates should also have outstanding communication skills
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Commitment to building necessary partnerships in support of excellence
Preferred Qualification
  • Experience working with diverse groups
  • Outstanding organization skills
  • Innovative vision for the future
Additional Information

You must submit your CV/resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references, including current contact information. This position will remain open until it is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to February 15, 2024. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include comprehensive health, dental, and vision; life insurance; disability plan; employee assistance program (EAP); excellent retirement options and company contribution; and generous paid time off/sick leave accrual. All offers of employment are conditional pending the successful completion of a background investigation, provided by HireRight.

Posting Number: req2073
Type: Working 12 months per year
Position: Faculty Tenure Track
Division: Division of Health Sciences

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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