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ASSOCIATE DEAN

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a CV/resume addressing all of the qualifications listed above and the names and contact information of three professional references (phone number, email address, etc.). We will contact your references directly for letters of reference. This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017. Applications received after November 30, 2017 may not receive consideration. Screening of all candidates will continue until a qualified candidate is chosen for this position. Employment will require a criminal background check.

Position Information

Posting Details

Official Job Title ASSOCIATE DEAN
Working Title: Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Position Number 02181918
Division B65 College of Nursing
Department B6501 ADMINISTRATION
Position Type Limited Appointment
Appointment Type Limited, Tenured Faculty
FLSA Status Exempt
Percent 100
Posting Type Executive/Limited
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

UW-Milwaukee is designated as one of only 115 universities in the country to receive the “highest research designation” designated by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The College of Nursing has been widely recognized for its innovation, leadership in the profession of nursing, and extensive collaboration with diverse community agencies. The College supports the University’s urban mission by responding to the health needs of individuals, families, groups, and populations in urban communities. As the largest College of Nursing in Wisconsin, the College is home to the Harriet H. Werley Center for Nursing Research and Evaluation, the Institute for Urban Health Partnerships and two long standing academic nurse-managed health centers, the UWM Center for Global Health Equity, the Nursing Learning Resource Center and the Center for Nursing History & Gallery. The College is proud of our world class faculty, 1/3 of whom have been inducted as Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing. The College of Nursing faculty research portfolio includes funding for a National Institutes of Health (NIH) P20NR015339 Research Center in Self-Management Science.

UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing offers Bachelor of Science (BS), Master of Nursing (MN), Master of Sustainable Peacebuilding (MSP), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in nursing. UW-Milwaukee partners with UW-Parkside to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Students in the consortial nursing program at UW-Parkside are placed in clinical sites in the Racine and Kenosha area and take classes at the Parkside campus.

Job Summary

The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs provides leadership in all facets of the academic programs including faculty and student affairs, program coordination, program evaluation, resource development and management, marketing and public relations which support the urban university mission. The Associate Dean provides leadership in the development of future goals and strategic directions for academic programs in the College of Nursing.

Responsibilities:

Leadership/Management
Assumes overall responsibility for all Academic Programs (undergraduate and graduate) in the College of Nursing, including supervision of the generation, review and management of data reports for the College, coordination of planning, implementation and evaluation of academic programs with Program Directors, collaboration with various campus administration offices, and representation of the College of Nursing in collaborative nursing education efforts at both the state and national level.

Curriculum/Accreditation Oversight
Fosters new program development as part of the College of Nursing Strategic Plans, leads and coordinates academic strategic planning process for the College of Nursing, fosters a culture of excellence in program development, implementation and evaluation, works with program directors to facilitate Accreditation review processes, and shares information about local, regional and national trends in nursing education.

Student/Academic Services
Works collaboratively with the Assistant Dean of Student Services in overseeing the overall coordination of the activities of the College of Nursing Office of Student Affairs, including marketing and recruitment plans for baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs; monitors course and program enrollments related to enrollment targets; works with Educational Design and Technology consultants to ensure innovative and effective use of technology by faculty in online and face-to-face classes.

Professional Development
Fosters an environment that enhances faculty development opportunities and abilities in educational endeavors, and supports clinical teaching faculty in scholarship initiatives and in enhancing excellence in clinical teaching.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants for this position must have:

•Earned research doctorate in nursing or related discipline with qualifications for appointment as a tenured associate or full professor in the College of Nursing.
•Master’s or higher degree in nursing.
•Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels.
•Record of research and scholarly productivity.
•Previous experience in academic leadership.
•Unrestricted license as RN in Wisconsin or ability to become licensed as RN in Wisconsin.

Preferred Qualifications

Highly qualified candidates will also have:

•Record of community and university service.
•Experience in curriculum development, implementation and evaluation.
•Strong leadership and organizational abilities.
•Effective interpersonal skills.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a CV/resume addressing all of the qualifications listed above and the names and contact information of three professional references (phone number, email address, etc.). We will contact your references directly for letters of reference.

This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017. Applications received after November 30, 2017 may not receive consideration. Screening of all candidates will continue until a qualified candidate is chosen for this position.

Employment will require a criminal background check.

Application Deadline
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes
If Continuous, Initial Review Date 12/01/2017
Position Contact Name Dr. Karen Morin
Contact Phone 414-229-5098
Contact Email morin@uwm.edu
Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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AA/EO Statement
UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

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UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC Policy
Employment will require a criminal background check.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
Optional Documents

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