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Assistant Dean for DNP
OHSU School of Nursing

Date Posted Sep. 13, 2018
Title Assistant Dean for DNP
University OHSU School of Nursing
Portland, OR, United States
Department Academic Affairs
Application Deadline Nov. 13, 2018
Position Start Date December 2018
  • Associate/Assistant Dean
  • Nursing - Practitioner (all categories)
    Nursing - Administration
    Nursing - General

The duties of this position include:

1 . Strategic Leadership: Champion the vision and distinctives of the DNP Program with internal and external stakeholders by representing the program through meetings and establishing networks. Foster a positive culture that prizes integrity, diversity, collaboration, innovation, and excellence through the development of people, teambuilding and strong leadership. Lead APRN Program Directors in creating and implementing plans that promote affordability, accessibility, and student success for the DNP Program. Collaborate with APRN Program Directors to optimize utilization of resources to ensure sustainability. Collaborate with SADAA to promote leadership development of the APRN Program Directors.

2 . Administration: Oversee the coordination, delivery, and continuous improvement (assessment, evaluation, and change management) of the DNP core curriculum. Ensure that accreditation and credentialing requirements are met across all specialty programs and core DNP courses. Collaborate with business offices to leverage fiscal and personnel resources to ensure program sustainability. Liaise with external stakeholders, such as regulators, to maintain healthy relationships and stay abreast of trends and changes in educational and practice environments. Collaborate with Office of Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Admissions, and Marketing to monitor and improve student recruitment, enrollment, retention, and progression and use data to make recommendations for improvement. Oversee the efficient teach-out of MS students as transition to new DNP curriculum is made.

3 . Management and Leadership: Guide the activity of specialty program PDs including evaluating performance and progress toward annual goals, facilitating growth and development, and supporting career progression. Cultivate a positive culture of openness, transparency, respect, integrity, valuing of all specialty programs, high performance, and excellence. Engage with the Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Diversity to support the resolution of student and faculty issues and concerns. Support the recruitment, orientation and onboarding, and retention of new (and current) faculty. Promote and support the practice engagement of specialty program faculty.

4. Other Activities: The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university\u2019s missions and goals of teaching, administration, outreach and public service.

Internal Number: IRC73958

  • OHSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.

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Contact Information

  • Devon Berry
    OHSU School of Nursing
    3455 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd.
    Portland, OR 97239
  • 503-494-0133


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