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The Valley Foundation School of Nursing at San José State University seeks a dynamic, innovative leader who will advance the school’s mission, commitment to student success, and excellence in applied research and professional practice. The School includes Bachelor’s, Masters’ and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs. Specialization tracks at the master’s level include:  nursing education, nursing administration and nursing informatics. 

The candidate will have a doctorate in nursing, or an allied field from an accredited university, and a strong record of scholarly, teaching, and professional achievement sufficient to merit a tenured appointment as Professor. The Director shall hold or be eligible for a clear and active license issued by the CA Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) and shall possess the following qualifications: 

The Director will be responsible for advancing the mission and strategic directions of The Valley Foundation School of Nursing at San José State University at the local, state, national, and international levels. The Director will be responsible for ensuring successful CA BRN re-approval and Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) national re-accreditation, pursuing means for curricular innovation, scholarly activities, financial growth, and promoting the development of collaborative and interdisciplinary research, teaching and instruction, and community engagement including academic-service partnerships. 

Starting Date:  July 1, 2013

Job Opening ID (JOID):    22478

See complete position description and application procedures here.


San José State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to nondiscrimination on the bases of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender status, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, or covered veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws.  This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.


Posted February 2013