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Nursing, Dean (ACU)

- Abilene Christian University

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City:  Abilene

State:  Texas

Postal Code:  79699

Employment Available: Dean of School of Nursing


ACU is accepting applications for dean of its School of Nursing. The successful candidate will be responsible for the baccalaureate, Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) and Certified Nursing Aide programs. The dean is the chief nursing officer and reports directly to the provost, works collaboratively with faculty and staff to advance the school’s mission, represents the school within the university and among its various external audiences, and provides visionary direction to advance its reputation. The dean’s primary objectives are to exercise and achieve innovative leadership, strategic vision, continued enrollment growth, strong budget management, and entrepreneurial curricular and academic development. The dean serves as director for the baccalaureate degree on ACU’s residential campus in Abilene, Texas, and co-administers with ACU’s College of Graduate and Professional Studies an online D.N.P. program based in Addison, Texas. Applicants must hold a current license or privilege to practice as an RN in Texas, a doctoral degree (if the doctorate is not in nursing, the applicant must have a master’s degree in nursing), and have a minimum of three years teaching experience in a professional nursing educational program and experience in its administration. Information about the school is available at acu.edu/nursing.

Apply online at acucareers.acu.edu/cw/en-us/listing. Application ​requirements include a statement of how faith informs your teaching; a discussion of your spiritual journey; a curriculum vitae; transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work; and names, addresses and phone numbers of references. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. ACU is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. The university is affiliated with the fellowship of the Churches of Christ. All applicants must be professing Christians and be active, faithful members of a congregation of the Churches of Christ and deeply committed to service in Christian higher education. The mission of ACU is to educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world.

Abilene Christian University does not unlawfully discriminate in employment opportunities.

Dr. Robert Rhodes, Provost, ACU Box 29103, Abilene, Texas 79699-9103


For more information

Dr. Robert Rhodes, Provost
Abilene Christian University
ACU Box 29103
Abilene, Texas