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Chair, Family and Community Health
University of Maryland, Baltimore

  • Jan. 18, 2018
  • Chair, Family and Community Health
  • School of Nursing
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore
    Baltimore, MD
    United States
  • Ongoing
  • Available immediately
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Community Health
    Nursing - Administration
    Nursing - General
    Health Services/Research & Policy
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The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) invites nominations and applications for Chair, Department of Family and Community Health (FCH). The Chair is the administrative officer of one of UMSON’s five academic departments, reports directly to the Dean, and leads departmental faculty members in UMSON’s tripartite mission of education, research and scholarship, and service.


  • Dynamic, visionary, and innovative leader
  • Earned doctorate in nursing or related field
  • Scholarship in teaching, research, and/or practice
  • Experience in health policy or advocacy
  • Skills in community engagement
  • Experience in public health and community health nursing
  • Background in innovative curricular development or teaching focused on community health or population health
  • Commitment to shared governance
  • Interdisciplinary collaborative experience
  • Fiscal management experience


  • Promotes achievement of academic, research and scholarship, service, and practice strategic initiatives
  • Recommends hiring, advancement, and retention of faculty members and staff
  • Maintains collaborative relationships with faculty members, administrators, and external institutions and comunity partners
  • Facilitates communication between and among faculty members, administrators, and other staff at the departmental, school and university level
  • Provides fiscal oversight of department’s operational and discretionary funds

Background Information

Founded in 1889, UMSON enrolls more than 1,900 students in its BSN, MS, DNP, and PhD programs. Our mission is to shape the profession of nursing and the health care environment by developing leaders in education, research, and practice.
Inquiries, nominations, and applications, including a letter summarizing your qualifications and interest in this position and a current CV are requested for consideration.

Inquiries, nominations, and applications will be kept confidential. For more information, visit the UMSON website at

  • The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ ADA Employer.

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applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Randi Barclay, HR Manager
    Administrative Services School of Nursing
    University of Maryland, Baltimore
    655 West Lombard St
    Baltimore, MD 21201
  • 410-706-8773
  • 410-706-8108


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