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Dean, School of nursing
Tallahassee, FL



  • Executive - Deans - Medicine
  • Executive - Deans - Health
  • Faculty - Medicine - Nursing

Deadline Date

All application documents must be submitted/postmarked by January 31, 2013 

Type:  Full Time
Title:  Dean
Position Number: 17077 (Faculty)
Location: School of Nursing
FTE: 1.00
Contract Period: 12 month
Salary: Negotiable
Deadline Date: January 31, 2013
Anticipated Start Date: July 1, 2013


A master's degree in nursing and an earned doctorate in nursing or a related field from an accredited institution; a minimum of five years of successful experience as an administrator in a baccalaureate and higher degree granting institution; innovative teaching, scholarly or professional record of service; experience with the NLNAC or CCNE accreditation; experience in fundraising or development; and experience in addressing curricular, financial, and human resources in a School of Nursing.

A successful candidate must have the following:

  • The ability to create an open, organizational climate through shared governance.
  • A firm understanding and appreciation of academic freedom.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, decision-making and leadership skills.
  • A proven record of progressive, responsible and innovative leadership.
  • Commitment to distance learning.
  • Evidence of commitment to diversity.
  • Demonstrated utilization of data-based decision making.
  • A willingness to commit to the university's motto, "Excellence with Caring".
  • Eligibility for RN licensure in Florida.


Each applicant must submit the following: (i) a letter of interest that clearly states the applicant’s qualifications for the position, (ii) a current curriculum vita, (iii) three references and their contact information (name, position, address, telephone number, and e-mail) (iv) unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts, and (v) a completed application for employment by the stated deadline. (Download application here).  For more information on this position, please visit

All employment application documents must be received by

Mrs. Carrie M. Gavin, Director
Equal Opportunity Programs
Florida A&M University
674 Gamble Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

or via e-mail at 

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.


FAMU is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access University 


Posted January 2013