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Senior Associate Dean - POSTING # F00266P
University of Texas at Arlington

Date Posted Nov. 30, 2021
Title Senior Associate Dean - POSTING # F00266P
University University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX, United States
Department College of Nursing and Health Innovation
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Dean
  • Senior Administration

Within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area, UT Arlington is a diverse academic community of students working together with faculty committed to outstanding teaching, research, and scholarship. With a global enrollment of approximately 60,000 students, The University of Texas at Arlington is the largest institution in North Texas. It is one of 131 universities nationwide to receive the R-1: Doctoral Universities-Very High Research Activity designation by the Carnegie Classification of Higher Education, the definitive list for the top doctoral research universities in the United States. In 2021, UTA received the Texas Tier One designation reserved for the state’s top academic and research excellence institutions. The University ranks No. 1 nationally in the Military Times’ annual "Best for Vets: Colleges" list, is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution and has approximately 240,000 alumni making an impact across Texas and beyond.

UTA currently requires periodic COVID-19 testing for all employees.

Position Description for Senior Associate Dean in Nursing

The College of Nursing and Health Innovation is the largest not-for-profit College of nursing, with online and in-person students. This leader will have supervisory responsibility for the Chairs of the Department of Undergraduate Nursing, the Department of Graduate Nursing, the Assistant Dean for the Office of Enrollment and Student Success (OESS), and the Assistant Dean of Simulation and Technology. The Department of Undergraduate Nursing encompasses Prelicensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), RN-to-BSN, Certificate in Telehealth and Health Informatics, and Honors Degree programs. The Department of Graduate Nursing offers a variety of programs for a Master of Science in Nursing, Post-Baccalaureate and Post Master’s Nursing Certificates (Nursing Educator Certificate, Nursing Administration Certificate, Graduate Gerontology Healthcare Certificate, and Telehealth and Health Informatics Certificate), Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Ph.D. in Nursing. The Sr. Associate Dean will provide mentorship, support, and supervision of the chairs of each department and the Assistant Dean for OESS. The College is committed to the University’s goal of enhancing academic and research excellence, promoting access to education, student success.

Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service, as well as a strong commitment to teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds.

Required qualifications

  • Doctoral preparation in nursing or a related field with significant experience in nursing education, research, and external funding. If doctoral preparation is not in Nursing, one must have a Master’s degree in Nursing.
  • Experience leading and managing complex organizations and/or systems.
  • A Minimum of 5 years of experience in nursing education.
  • Eligibility for RN licensure in the State of Texas.
  • The ability to creatively approach changes in the healthcare marketplace so that the College’s educational programs are agile and meet the demands of healthcare agencies.
  • The capacity to collaborate in problem-solving and in the design of innovative programs of education for the CONHI.
  • Demonstrated ability to obtain external funding for innovative educational and/or research programs.

Preferred qualifications
Established research program
Meets criteria for appointment as a tenured faculty member.
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To apply applicants should go to and submit the following materials: Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover/Interest Letter, Reference Letters.

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    The University of Texas at Arlington is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity, and expression as well as sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco-free campus. UTA also encourages applications from veterans.

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