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Director, School of Nursing

12-month open rank position, tenure-track appointment beginning August 10, 2013. The School of Nursing is a unit in the Waldron College of Health and Human Services, which provides opportunities for collaborative practice and scholarship with a variety of disciplines in the health and human services professions.


The Director is responsible for well-established community-based programs in nursing: BSN, RN to BSN, DNP with concentrations in FNP, Nurse-Midwifery, and Psych-Mental Health. The School has approximately 50 full and part-time faculty and staff and over 400 students. The SON is dedicated to innovative practice, scholarship, and research. The Director should have a commitment to shared governance, and an ability to collaborate with and advocate for faculty, staff, and students in developing their full potential.


Required qualifications include master's degree in nursing and doctoral degree in nursing or a related field; RN licensure in Virginia or eligibility for licensure and eligibility for tenure. Preference will be given to candidates with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; creative problem-solving and visionary thinking; experience in scholarship; the ability to secure and direct grants; fund raising, leadership and community service; and experience in curriculum planning, program evaluation, and accreditation processes.


Candidates must submit a letter of application and current curriculum vitae, academic transcripts and three references with contact information. Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Electronic applications are preferred and should be addressed to: Dr. Kereen Mullenbach, PhD, MBA, RN, Search Committee Chair at

Mail inquiries should be sent to:

Dr. Kereen Mullenbach
School of Nursing
Box 6964
Radford University
Radford, VA 24142

Phone inquiries: 540-767-6183.

Radford University

Nestled between the Blue Ridge and Alleghany Mountains, Radford University is located in the New River Valley of scenic Southwest Virginia, 40 miles from Roanoke. Radford is a progressive community that offers an excellent quality of life. Radford University is a co-educational, comprehensive, state supported institution with an enrollment of approximately 9,400 students. Visit the RU website at:

Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity. All new hires to Radford University will be subject to E-Verify beginning June 1, 2011. E-Verify is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS-Verification Division and the Social Security Administration and allows participating employers to electronically verify employment eligibility.


Posted October 2012