OHSU School of Nursing
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
The OHSU School of Nursing seeks a visionary academic leader for the role of Sr. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs who can readily align with our values of integrity, diversity, collaboration, innovation, and excellence. We are fully committed to building a diverse organization and strongly encourage applications from minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. This role serves the School by providing:
- Academic Program Development
- Optimization of Human and Fiscal Resources
The Sr. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (SADAA) serves as the Chief Academic Officer in the School of Nursing with responsibility for programs of excellence in teaching and learning. Leading the Office of Academic Affairs, this role lends thoughtful leadership and strategic guidance to program directors and faculty in the development, implementation and evaluation of the curricula spanning baccalaureate through doctoral education.
The SADAA’s leadership influences the full spectrum of teaching and learning, education technology, interprofessional education, and clinical simulation in a School that is nationally recognized for innovation and collaboration. This position oversees program evaluation and quality improvement, and collaborates with academic and advisory councils, faculty, and students in assuring program quality.
The SADAA is responsible for statewide coordination across degree programs, and between the School and University Academic Affairs. This position reports directly to the Dean of the School. As a member of the Dean’s executive team, a significant aspect of the role is close collaboration with the Executive Associate Dean and the School’s other Senior Associate Deans to provide overall leadership of the School.
The School of Nursing ranks in the top tier in the country for academic programs and research. Noteworthy aspects of the School and University include national recognition for interprofessional education, global partnerships, a seamlessly laddered education pathway for community college students, a statewide education system that includes five campuses of the School of Nursing, and a University-level Campus for Rural Health.
OHSU is an academic health center with over 4,000 students and other trainees in schools of medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. With top-ranked adult and children’s hospitals throughout the state, OHSU has over 16,000 employees and brings in $400 million a year in research funding. The University is a nationally recognized leader in interprofessional education to achieve student competency in clinical teamwork that serves the health of the public.