Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/boise-and-beyond/. Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.
We prepare nursing students to provide caring, holistic and quality nursing services to diverse populations while also facilitating the development of leadership and interprofessional skills. Our experienced faculty and dedicated staff are focused on academic excellence, high-touch student services, meaningful scholarly pursuits and engagement with our nursing community.
This is the description of the duties and responsibilities for the Associate Divisional Dean/Chief Nurse Administrator of the School of Nursing, with faculty rank of Associate tenure or Associate Clinical; as negotiated.
The Associate Divisional Dean/Chief Nurse Administrator is responsible for oversight of faculty, students, and academic programming. Areas of responsibility include the recruitment, mentorship, evaluation, and career development of faculty; the quality and staffing of courses; obtaining and managing resources and information; and making timely reports as needed for the university, accreditation or regulatory bodies, or as requested by the Divisional Dean or the College of Health Sciences Dean. The Associate Divisional Dean/Chief Nurse Administrator provides academic and administrative leadership support to the Academic Program Directors and facilitates the successful operation and continued accreditation of the nursing programs. The Associate Divisional Dean/Chief Nurse Administrator supports a model of shared governance based upon transparency, partnership, communication, accountability, and collaboration with faculty and staff to support the mission and vision of the school, college, and university.
The Associate Divisional Dean/Chief Nurse Administrator works collaboratively with the healthcare community and is responsible for community relations and representing the SON. The Associate Divisional Dean/Chief Nurse Administrator works collaboratively with Academic Program Directors to accomplish the SON’s mission, goals, and expected program outcomes, while maintaining the SON, College of Health Sciences (COHS) and university’s mission and values.
• 12 month appointment
This position will be working on campus in Boise, Idaho.
Specific Activities of the Role:
Collaborates with the Faculty, Academic Program Directors, COHS Administration and the Divisional Dean to establish and implement the strategic plan, mission, goals and expected outcomes of the nursing programs.
Accountable for policy development, revision, administration, and compliance as it relates to the nursing profession and academic programs.
Secures and maintains appropriate accreditation, compliance, and recognition of the nursing programs.
Coordinates completion and submission of required internal and external reports for nursing (NLN, IBON, AACN, CCNE), etc.
Provides leadership and administration of academic programs and implementation of new academic programs.
Accountable for overseeing academic program evaluation, quality improvement and curricular delivery.
Develops and maintains an environment that is conducive to the teaching and learning process as well as student, staff, and faculty growth.
Maintains effective enrollment/graduation rates and quality benchmarks for the nursing programs
Engages faculty and students in shared governance of academic programs.
Serves as point of contact and provides leadership and support for Academic Program Directors concerning student issues.
Consistent interaction with Nursing Programs and regional and/or national nursing leaders
Engages with community agencies and select external communities of interest, representing the nursing programs and facilitating community practice sites.
Acts as a liaison with administrative and other units in the university and COHS.
Serve as a member to the College of Health Sciences leadership team and Board of Ambassadors as needed and/or requested
Participates with the School of Nursing Leadership team with the recruitment, appointment, orientation, promotion, and dismissal of faculty for the nursing programs.
Shares the evaluation of all nursing faculty with the Nursing Leadership team.
Promotes research strategies and implementation plans, ensuring alignment to program outcomes and SON strategy.
Participates in the preparation, administration, and monitoring of the nursing program budget.
Maintains and builds relationships with the University Alumni Association.
Engages and builds relationships with Donors when requested.
Salary & Benefits:
Salary ranges from $100,000 to $145,000 depending on experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/.
• A graduate degree in nursing and a doctoral degree • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in Idaho or Nursing compact states; by starting date of employment required • 2-3years organizational /administrative leadership experience • Demonstrated record of teaching, service, research and/or experience meriting appointment
Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/boise-and-beyond/. Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are committed to being a welcoming campus that supports a diverse and inclusive learning environment