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Dean, College of Nursing
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UW Oshkosh) seeks an innovative, experienced academic leader to serve as the next Dean, College of Nursing (CON). This is an extraordinary opportunity for a leader with prior administrative experience to grow entrepreneurial networks, enhance interactions with other colleges and schools at UW Oshkosh, and to take calculated risks to propel the CON to national recognition as part of an entrepreneurial and visionary university.
Established in 1966, UW Oshkosh’s CON was an early adapter of online education and has the longest standing Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program in the U.S.  The College has approximately 800 students enrolled in the following programs:
  • Traditional BSN; Accelerated BSN;
  • BSN@Home;
  • Master of Science (MSN) in Nursing Clinical Nurse Leader Emphasis;
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse Educator Emphasis;
  • RN to BSN to MSN;
  • Master's to Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP);
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice–Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Emphasis;
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice–Nurse Anesthesia Emphasis;
  • Clinical Nurse Leader (CLN) certificate; and
  • Nurse Educator certificate.
Reporting to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, the CON Dean will oversee a $4.4 million portfolio that includes 11 tenure/tenure-track faculty; 28 full-time and 76 part-time instructional academic staff; and 13 academic and university staff.
Candidates for the position should have an earned doctorate in nursing or a related field, eligibility to obtain RN licensure in Wisconsin, and a record of successful, collaborative, and strategic leadership in the field of nursing.

The successful candidate will have a record that indicates the ability to grow the educational and research success of the CON, and a demonstrated ability to engage with donors, alumni, and the community to advance the goals of the CON.
Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and cover letter and should be sent via email to UWO-DeanNursing@wittkieffer.com.

Inquiries may be directed to Claudia Teschky at 630-575-6172 or Jen Meyers Pickard at 773-991-2285, the WittKieffer consultants supporting this search.
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, and is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.
Position: Dean, College of Nursing
Location: Oshkosh,  WI 
United States
Posting Start Date: 11/4/2021
Date Posted: 11/4/2021
Status: This listing expires on: 12/4/2021
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Oshkosh,  WI 
United States
(773) 991-228
Claudia Teschky at 630-575-6172 or Jen Meyers Pickard