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Chair of Department of Family and Community Nursing
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Date Posted Nov. 3, 2021
Title Chair of Department of Family and Community Nursing
University University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, NC, United States
Department School of Nursing
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Nursing - General

The School of Nursing at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is seeking a Chair for its Department of Family and Community Nursing. The Chair reports directly to the Dean of the School of Nursing and serves as a member of the school’s Executive Team. The School has two departments: Adult Health Nursing and Family & Community Nursing. The University with an enrollment of over 19,000 students is a high research activity, doctoral-granting university. The appointment is expected to begin for fall 2022 or sooner.

Located midway between Atlanta and Washington DC, Greensboro, the city in which the University is located, is only a few hours from the Atlantic coast and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Greensboro is known as "The Gate City ‘’ because it was a transportation center and gateway to the West and South. Located in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, Greensboro is a center for the healthcare industry, many colleges, and universities, Magnet-designated hospitals, and has a diverse population (

Qualifications and Duties: The successful candidate will have a vision and demonstrated ability to lead, supervise and mentor faculty in the department who teach across undergraduate and graduate programs. The Chair makes faculty teaching assignments in collaboration with other members of the team. The chair also teaches and maintains a program of research/scholar in their area of expertise, undertakes external outreach to the healthcare community, participates in institutional leadership, and works collaboratively with the Executive Team in the School of Nursing.

Candidates should demonstrate undergraduate and graduate teaching experience in nursing and scholarship appropriate to the desired rank. Candidates must hold a graduate degree in nursing and a doctoral degree in nursing or a related field. RN licensure in North Carolina is required by the start date. Previous administrative experience is desirable. In addition to administrative duties, a successful candidate will support the teaching, scholarship, and service mission of the School with a workload appropriate for the Chair position. Eligibility for tenure at the Associate or Full Professor level is preferred. The position is a ten-month appointment annually with a competitive salary commensurate with experience and credentials.

School of Nursing: The School of Nursing ( is CCNE accredited for its BSN, MSN, and DNP programs. The University is accredited by SACSCOC. The School has over 635 students enrolled in the BSN, RN-BSN, MSN, MSN/MBA, DNP, and PhD programs. The MSN concentrations include Nursing Leadership & Management and Nursing Education. DNP concentrations include AGPCNP, Nurse Anesthesia, and Executive Nurse Leadership. The PhD program focus is on health promotion and health disparities.

Applications and Nominations: Applications must be submitted electronically on our website at and apply to position #2036. Applications must include a letter of interest, a current CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information. For additional information or to make a nomination, contact Laurie Kennedy-Malone ( search committee chair. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

  • UNCG is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please email us at Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified prior to start date.

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Contact Information

  • Laurie Kennedy-Malone
    School of Nursing
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    Greensboro, NC


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