Job ID: 166717

Dean of the Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing

University of Hawaii at Manoa

  • Sep. 7, 2021
  • Dean of the Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing
  • Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
    Honolulu, HI
  • Open until filled.
  • TBD
  • Dean
  • Nursing - General

The University of Hawai’i at Mānoa (UH Mānoa) seeks a motivated, dynamic, experienced, and visionary leader to serve as Dean of the Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing (NAWSON), formerly the School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene (SONDH). This position will also hold The Queen’s Health Systems Endowed Professorship. Building on the UH Mānoa’s distinctively multi-cultural and diverse population of students, faculty, and staff and the NAWSON’s recognized leadership in innovative nursing and dental hygiene programs, the successful candidate has an exciting opportunity to guide the School to greater excellence in service to its students, the Hawai’i community, and beyond.

Reporting to the Provost, the Dean provides leadership and guidance in all aspects of the School, including ensuring a relevant, cutting-edge curricula in the Department of Nursing and the Department of Dental Hygiene; promoting academic vigor and research productivity; promoting the translation of science through education, research, and evidence-based practice; and expanding programs by building key relationships with community stakeholders.

The NAWSON is dedicated to improving health through education, research, and service. It provides instructional, clinical and research activities to enhance the health and care of diverse populations in the State of Hawai’i and the Asia-Pacific region. The School’s mission is to provide an innovative, caring, and multicultural environment in which faculty, students, and staff work together to generate and transmit knowledge, wisdom and values to promote quality of life and health for present and future generations.

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Nominations, inquiries, and application information:

Nominations, inquiries, and applications are being accepted for this position. Review of applications will begin on or about October 5, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by October 12, 2021.

To apply, please visit and search for Position Number 89118.

Note: If you have not applied for a position before using NEOGOV, you will need to create an account. Please attach the following to the online application: a cover letter summarizing the candidate’s interest and qualifications for the position, a current curriculum vitae, and the names of four (4) professional references, including title and contact information. For inquiries and nominations: email, or contact Michele Tom at 808-956-9396 / Fax: 808-956-7115.

The University of Hawai’i is an equal opportunity institution and encourages applications from and nominations of women and minority candidates.

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Contact Information

  • Michele Tom
    Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing
    University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
    2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall
    Honolulu, HI 96822
  • 808-956-9396
  • 808-956-7115

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