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Job Overview

School of Nursing
Portland, Oregon

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Oregon’s leading health and research university, invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Nursing. One of four schools that comprise OHSU’s academic health center in Portland, Oregon, the School is the state’s premier nursing school and is currently ranked seventh overall by U.S. News & World Report. The School is home to the nationally recognized Oregon Consortium for Nursing Education (OCNE) program which has been adopted by nearly a dozen other states. The School’s research historically has been in the top echelon in the country and it offers very strong education opportunities that have attracted students from across the country.

This deanship comes at time of exciting new developments and opportunities for the University. The Dean will work closely with the president, a new provost and other deans in the execution of OHSU’s Vision 2020 plan. Additionally, the Dean will be a part of an effort to develop a new model for teaching and research on the University’s new Schnitzer Campus. This campus will include the 500,000 square feet OHSU/Oregon University System (OUS) Collaborative Life Sciences Building (CLSB) which offers incredible opportunities for interprofessional education and research within OHSU, and with Oregon State University (OSU) and Portland State University (PSU).

OHSU School of Nursing seeks a proven leader with broad intellectual capacity and vision; outstanding interpersonal, negotiation, management and communication skills; and a highly energetic and entrepreneurial spirit who will focus the School’s considerable talents and resources in the critical domains of education, research, nursing practice and service. This is a singular opportunity to advance an already top-tier school to the next level of excellence within an outstanding health sciences university, and to serve in a state-wide leadership position to advance the field and meet the health care needs of the region.

Applications and nominations, including a resume and cover letter, should be sent to Inquiries can be directed to Philip Jaeger, Vice President and Director, Stephanie Fidel, Principal, or Amy Segal, Associate, at Isaacson, Miller, 1300 19th Street, NW, Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20036. Phone: 202-682-1504.

OHSU welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace. AA/EOE