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Dean, Daniel K. Inouye Graduate School of Nursing, (Non-Tenured) AD-0610-00 (GSN)

Position Deleted on 1/13/2015. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Bethesda, MD
  • Executive - Deans - Other
  • Faculty - Medicine - Nursing
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
$181,500 to $283,279 USD Per Year
The mission of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) is to provide the highest quality education and research programs in the health sciences to those selected individuals who demonstrate dedication to a career in the health professions of the uniformed services. The USU is authorized to grant appropriate advanced academic degrees and to establish postdoctoral, postgraduate, and technological institutes related to treatment and research in the health sciences. USUHS develops and supports academic and training programs designed to ensure maximum utilization of the health science labor force, facilities, and equipment within the Department of Defense and military medical departments worldwide.

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), invites applicants to apply for the position of Dean, (non-tenure), Daniel K. Inouye Graduate School of Nursing (GSN).The Daniel K. Inouye Graduate School of Nursing (GSN) is charged to educate students as advanced practice nurses, scientists and scholars for service as future leaders in military operational environments, federal health systems and university settings. In a dynamic educational environment, the GSN prepares graduate nursing students to provide care, teach and conduct research for the uniformed services and federal health care system during peace, disasters, war and other contingencies.

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited GSN offers Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, program options in leading to the Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree; and the Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Perioperative Specialty leading to the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree. The Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science (PhD) program has a research-intensive focus within the areas of bio-behavioral health and illness, health services research, and ethics, policy and leadership. Located within the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), the school enjoys interdisciplinary relationships with medical, dental, public health and other health related professions.

Duties: The incumbent serves as the chief administrator and academic leader of the GSN and is responsible to the USUHS President for academic and budgetary planning, educational and research program development, school accreditation, faculty development, and administration of the Graduate School of Nursing.

The Dean, GSN is responsible for directing, organizing, and operating the educational programs of the GSN, to include those mandated by law and those authorized by law and recommended by the Board of Regents to the Secretary of Defense. Such duties include but aren't limited to, directing personnel and selecting qualified applicants for educational programs; developing, implementing, and evaluating curricula to assure that academic standards are met and all programs meet wartime and disaster medical readiness requirements; developing graduate student curricula to include subjects in pathophysiology; pharmacology; nursing theory; epidemiology; research methods; bioethics; clinical practicum and basic sciences; maintaining accreditation of the GSN and its respective programs; recruiting faculty and staff to accomplish the mission of the School by establishing manpower and personnel requirements, and overseeing the establishment of research, investigation, and development programs to assure academic excellence, emphasizing areas of military relevance.

The Dean prepares the annual GSN budget and the defense thereof and administers the School within the authorized funding. Makes recommendations to the President and Board of Regents regarding the physical plant and appropriate infrastructure required to support educational programs of the GSN. Ensure that civilian faculty salaries in the GSN are in accordance with the provisions of enabling legislation. Review and recommend the awarding of degrees to the Board of Regents. Develop and maintain an internal control program within the GSN to assure compliance with the Federal Managers Integrity Act and its implementing directives, and ensure GSN compliance with Department of Defense Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Requirements.

Qualifications: The incumbent must bring to this position an earned doctoral degree in nursing or a relevant field, and must hold a current registered nurse (RN) license. He or she must have a record of effective leadership and scholarly achievement, and exceptional written and oral communications skills to provide presentations in a public forum as well as the ability to develop consensus decisions. A history of successful grant writing and external funding in a research area relevant to the GSN's research focus is preferred. The incumbent must be academically qualified for a tenured faculty appointment at the Professor level in accordance with USUHS academic policies.

Assignment as Dean is an administrative assignment and is without tenure. This assignment is for a five-year term and may be renewed with no limit on the number of renewals. Assignment as Dean is not a continuous appointment and as such the incumbent serves at the pleasure of the President of the University and may be relieved as Dean at any time.

The selectee must be suitable for Federal employment as determined by a background investigation. The position requires a secret clearance. The incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a secret clearance level.
Failure to meet the requirements of a background investigation or to obtain and maintain the required secret clearance level will result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal from the position.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

All inquiries, nominations, and applications will be held in strictest confidence. Questions may be addressed to Ana Feliciano, 301-319-0348

Instructions to Candidates: Review of applications will begin upon receipt; applicants should submit (1) a letter expressing their interest in the position, (2) their curriculum vitae, and (3) the names of five references (references will not be contacted without applicant's prior permission). Nominators should send a letter of nomination and, if possible, the nominee's curriculum vitae. Applications and nominations should be sent to:
SUHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity.
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