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School of Nursing and Health Professions Associate Dean


Trinity in Washington, a comprehensive university in the nation’s capital, seeks an Associate Dean for the School of Nursing and Health Professions who will serve as the Chief Nursing Officer for Trinity’s nursing programs.  Reporting directly to the Dean, the Associate Dean will support the division’s development and strategic goals by assisting the Dean in expanding the School’s educational programming; working closely with faculty and administrators in ensuring ongoing compliance with accreditation standards; and guiding program development, including the Master’s in Nursing and other programs.  The Associate Dean will also help foster the division’s interprofessional healthcare education. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Associate Dean will be the Chief Nursing Officer responsible for nursing program accreditation and will work with the Dean to expand healthcare professional education offerings.  The Associate Dean will assist with faculty interprofessional collaboration, faculty development, programmatic and curricular assessment, staffing, course scheduling, as well as a variety of projects that support the strategic plan of the School of Nursing and Health Professions.  The successful candidate must be able to take a lead role in nursing education, including guiding nursing faculty professional development while serving in a supporting capacity with other programs.

Please send all credentials to with Associate Dean for NHP in the subject line.


QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates for the Associate Dean position must have a terminal degree in nursing or related field (Ph.D. preferred), be eligible for nursing licensure in the District of Columbia, and demonstrate a minimum of five years experience in higher education with at least three years of teaching.   The successful candidate will possess strong leadership and communication skills; be detail oriented; have experience with external accreditation; be knowledgeable of programmatic assessment; display good rapport with colleagues both within and outside the institution; demonstrate an exceptional capacity for working as part of a team; and have a track record for creative engagement with faculty, staff, and students in supporting their work in teaching and research.

Candidates should send a letter of application expressing the reasons why their experience is a good fit for this position, along with a current C.V. and contact information for three professional references.


 Trinity Washington University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty and staff. Trinity is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply.


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