Founding Dean, College of Nursing

Founding Dean, College of Nursing

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) invites nominations and applications for the position of the Founding Dean of the College of Nursing.

The HSC campus offers the nation’s most comprehensive health science education on a single campus. It has more than 1.476 million square feet of state-of-the-art facilities to support our purpose of transforming lives to improve the lives of others. The first immersive virtual reality center in Texas, the HSC Regional Simulation Center, opened in 2022. The clinical enterprise of HSC serves as a learning laboratory while welcoming patients from across the region for primary care and specialized services. The research enterprise serves to generate sponsored research awards which surpassed $100 million in 2022. Our 2,472 students, 1,152 staff, and 285 faculty work side by side to impact communities in Fort Worth and across Texas. HSC was recognized in 2022 by D Magazine’s Excellence in Healthcare Award.

The Founding Dean of the new HSC College of Nursing will be responsible for building collaborative relationships and innovative programs, recruiting an outstanding faculty and staff, organizing and directing the process leading to accreditation of the new college, and expanding and building upon partnerships in this uniquely pivotal opportunity.

As chief academic and executive officer of the college, the Dean will be responsible for the overall direction, oversight, and quality of the educational, research, and clinical missions of the college. The Dean will be responsible for all matters relating to the administration of the college, including curriculum, faculty, staff, students, facilities, resources, budget, alumni, fundraising, and relationships with both institutions and the communities outside of the universities.

For best consideration, please send all nominations and applications to:

Jim Sirianni, Managing Director
Beth McCarthy, Senior Associate

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