The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a founding Director opportunity for the School of Nursing.
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.
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The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:
The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota’s largest private university, seeks a creative and innovative founding Director of the School of Nursing. This is tremendous opportunity to build a new School, focused on nursing excellence, integrative healthcare, community partnerships, and the Catholic commitment to service as a key pillar of St. Thomas’ newly created College of Health. Working closely with the founding Dean of the College of Health, the Director of Nursing will build a talented and diverse faculty and create a set of nursing programs dedicated to addressing health and wellness of the whole person. Further strengthening St. Thomas’ strong relationships with local, regional, and Catholic healthcare providers, the Director of Nursing will leverage the University’s influence and strong reputation to create a collaborative and innovative model for nursing and healthcare.
The founding Director of the School of Nursing will imagine, build, and lead a School that will help meet the strong regional and national demand for nurses while expanding the academic and programmatic offerings at St. Thomas. The School of Nursing joins two existing units within the new College of Health - the School of Social Work and the Graduate School of Professional Psychology - and the Director of Nursing will identify key opportunities for collaboration, forging meaningful partnerships across campus, throughout the Twin Cities region, and more broadly. The Director of Nursing will shepherd the School through accreditation and create a supportive culture of mentorship, academic excellence, and a strong dedication to service.
The Director of Nursing should be an experienced nurse as well as an academic and administrative leader, capable of inspiring others around a shared mission and a culture of excellence. Moreover, the Director of Nursing should be a dynamic innovator, passionate about forging and navigating key partnerships to cement the new School of Nursing as a superior model at St. Thomas and more broadly.
The successful candidate will meet most, if not all, of the following criteria:
HOW TO APPLY
On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.
In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.
The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.
The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer