The Director of Nursing should be an experienced nurse as well as an academic and administrative leader, capable of inspiring others around a shared mission and a culture of excellence. Moreover, the Director of Nursing should be a dynamic innovator, passionate about forging and navigating key partnerships to cement the new School of Nursing as a superior model at St. Thomas and more broadly.
The successful candidate will meet most, if not all, of the following criteria:
A graduate degree in nursing, and experience as a registered nurse (RN)
A terminal degree in related field
Demonstrated strategic leadership and management experience
Proven administrative ability, including budget and financial management, strategic planning, policy formation, and personnel management
Experience developing innovative academic units, programs, and degrees relevant to the School of Nursing
Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of Catholic higher education in general and the principles of Catholic social teaching in particular
Experience building and maintaining inter-professional linkages and collaborations
A demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity; an understanding of its importance to the mission and richness of the University and its continued success
Experience fostering a culture of academic excellence among faculty members
Deep commitment to shared governance
Interdisciplinary training and background
Experience in working in integrated healthcare environments
The ability to build meaningful, transparent collaborations as the institution continually strives for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service
Ability to advocate internally and externally for financial and human resources
Experience in recruitment, mentoring, and retention of students, faculty, and staff that will contribute to a diverse and inclusive learning community
Ability to build an inclusive learning community
Knowledge of undergraduate and graduate students and program needs
Knowledge of accreditation and assessment both at the national and state level and an understanding of licensure requirements
The highest degree of personal integrity
HOW TO APPLY On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.
In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.
The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.
The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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About University of St. Thomas
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good.