California State University, Long Beach seeks applications, inquiries and nominations for the position of Director for the School of Nursing. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Health and Human Services, the Director will provide leadership, strategic planning, vision, and implementation of academic programs and supporting development efforts for the School of Nursing (SON). This is an exciting time for the SON to continue building programs and prepare for the future of nursing and healthcare where technology and new teaching methodologies are changing the landscape of higher education. The new Director will build on the current success of the SON and its faculty to become a widely recognized national and international leader in nursing education and applied research. The new director will be a visionary and intellectual leader in the field of nursing who can bring diverse groups of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and university and community partners together to advance the SON and its global health impact.
The School of Nursing (SON) at California State University, Long Beach is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff, and student body as it responds to the changing population and educational needs of California and the nation. The School of Nursing is nationally and internationally recognized for its excellence in nursing education and the quality of its faculty. Our baccalaureate nursing program and the master’s degree program have been awarded full national and state accreditation.
Doctorate in nursing or related health field.
Master's in nursing if the earned doctorate is in a non-nursing health-related field.
Active and unencumbered, unrestricted California RN License or eligible for licensure in California.
Demonstrated effectiveness for teaching and related areas such as research, scholarly and creative activities.
Demonstrated experience working with colleagues and students from diverse backgrounds.
Experience in curriculum development.
Experience with interdisciplinary partnerships.
Administrative experience in higher education or healthcare facilities with collective bargaining agreements.
Teaching experience at a baccalaureate or graduate degree nursing program.
Experience with successful grant funding.
Confidential inquiries, nominations and applications can be sent to WittKieffer team at CSULBDirectorSON@wittkieffer.com or may be directed to Diane Smith 267-766-0410 or Melinda Morton 617-653-4141.