21 days old

Division Assistant Dean, Omaha Campus

University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing
Omaha, Nebraska 68198
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Academic Career & Executive Search is pleased to assist the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing in their search for a Division Assistant Dean, Omaha Campus.

This is an extraordinary opportunity to join one of the top tier schools of nursing in academic standing and federal research funding in the country. The College of Nursing in the University of Nebraska Medical Center, the states only public academic health sciences center, desires a Division Assistant Dean for the largest of their five campuses, the Omaha campus.

Reporting to the Dean, the Division Assistant Dean has full responsibility for oversight of administrative and academic matters for the Omaha campus. The Assistant Dean for Omaha works closely with the other 4 assistant deans to collaborate and provide consistent operations across campus. The ideal candidate demonstrates strong leadership skills and passion at the intersection of teaching, practice and research and values highly collaborative work across the medical center and with external medical partners and health systems. The Division Assistant Dean joins a collegial, warm, high caliber faculty that fosters personal, professional, and scholarly growth in an exceptional learning environment within a world-class health science center. 

General Position Description:

The Assistant Dean of the Omaha Divisions is appointed by the Dean and responsible to the Dean for leadership in meeting the goals of the Omaha campus and assuring congruence with the mission and goals of the College and with oversight of administrative and academic matters. General areas of responsibility include the recruitment, mentorship, evaluation, and career development of faculty; the quality and staffing of courses; recruitment of students; obtaining and managing resources and information; and making timely reports as needed for the College Annual Report, accreditation reports, or as requested by the Dean. The Division Assistant Dean works collaboratively with the Associate Deans and Academic Program Directors to accomplish Division, program, and College goals as well as for community relations and for representing the Dean in the local area. As members of the faculty, Division Assistant Deans also participate in the tripartite faculty role of teaching, research, and service.

A full list of responsibilities is available upon request.

Appointment Requirements:

  • Doctoral degree in nursing or a related field
  • Graduate degree with a major in nursing
  • Experience and demonstrated skills in:
    • Administration
    • Interpersonal relations
    • Teaching and curriculum development
    • Demonstrated scholarly activity
  • Must be registered or eligible to practice nursing in Nebraska
  • Ability to demonstrate professional leadership activity in professional organizations

About the University of Nebraska Medical Center

Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving the state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs.

  • Primary care, nursing, physical therapy, physician assistant and pharmacy programs rank among the best in U.S. News & World Report rankings. U.S. News & World Report also ranked UNMC's online graduate nursing programs as among the best.
  • Online Master's Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner specialty program was ranked second in the nation in 2019 and the public health online master's degree program was ranked sixth by Best Masters Programs, an independent online guide.
  • UNMC was named a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Top Producing Institution for the 2019-2020 academic year by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
  • Nearly half of Nebraska’s physicians, dental professionals, pharmacists, bachelor-prepared nurses, and allied health professionals have graduated from UNMC.

About the College of Nursing

The UNMC College of Nursing is the largest and most far-reaching of UNMC’s six health colleges and has a major presence and impact in all areas of Nebraska and nationwide. The programs are nationally and internationally recognized for their world-class delivery of education, research, and nursing practice. UNMC is a leader in advanced, student-centered learning technologies and interdisciplinary learning. The College offers comprehensive BSN, MSN, DNP, PhD, and continuing education programs to prepare students for leadership roles in nursing practice, research, education, health policy and administration.

Over the past ten years, the College of Nursing has benefited from donor generosity with the addition of new buildings on four of its campuses, including the Center for Nursing Science in the Omaha campus.

About the Omaha Campus

The College of Nursing Omaha Division is located on the main campus of The University of Nebraska Medical Center'. The vibrant, bustling campus is situated in the heart of midtown Omaha.

Omaha Division nursing students have access to state of the art classrooms and laboratories. Opportunities for interprofessional education with students from pharmacy, medicine, allied health professions, public health await nursing students in the Omaha Division. The Lied Transplant Center, Munroe-Meyer Institute, and other university facilities, including the new Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute, the iEXCEL-Davis Global Center, and the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Institute provide clinical experiences outside of the acute care setting. Nebraska Medicine, their primary clinical partner, offers a wide array of learning opportunities in acute care.

Student interaction space, hospital lab space, skills lab space, computer lab access and a state-of-the- art simulation center promote both classroom learning and clinical decision making for nursing students. Students from all colleges use the simulation center, clinical skills area, and classrooms in both the College of Nursing and the Center for Nursing Science buildings.

Undergraduate students are admitted into the traditional (two year) program every year, as well as accelerated students (one year program). The Omaha campus also has graduate students in the master’s, PhD, and DNP programs.

Living in the Area:

Omaha, with a population of just over 460,000 is the perfect combination of down-home charm and urban chic. The area offers a stable economy, thriving arts and culture scene and a diverse choice of housing ranging from well established homes on shaded streets to waterfront urban high rises to newer suburban developments. Rounded out by a low cost of living (10.2% below the national average), unemployment below the national average and attractions and activities for the entire family. The city has been cited as one of the best places to raise a family,

Submitting Your Application:

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should include a cover letter and CV. Inquiries and nominations are treated confidentially and can be sent to Jennifer Muller, Managing Partner with Academic Career & Executive Search: Jennifer@Acesrch.com or call 860-740-2600.

Please upload your materials through this link: https://acesrch.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a21esjylw14w

UNMC is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Terms of employment are in keeping with University of Nebraska and UNMC policy. UNMC is an equal opportunity employer.



Posted: 2020-06-12 Expires: 2020-07-12

Featured Jobs

Featured Employers

Share this job:

Division Assistant Dean, Omaha Campus

University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing
Omaha, Nebraska 68198

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast