Director of the Malek School of Nursing Professions

Director of the Malek School of Nursing Professions

Marymount University (Arlington, VA), one of the nation’s most innovative and vibrant Catholic institutions, invites applications, expressions of interest, and nominations of candidates for the next Director of the Malek School of Nursing Professions. Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is located just minutes from Washington D.C. The University’s diversity is one of its greatest strengths, and Marymount is Virginia’s only Hispanic-Serving Institution, and it is ranked 23rd nationally in campus ethnic diversity by U.S. News & World Report.

The Malek School of Nursing Professions offers undergraduate (Bachelor’s) and graduate (Master’s and Doctoral) programs in Nursing. Students benefit from clinical experiences and internship placements in some of the national capital area’s leading health care organizations as well as throughout the country and the world. The nursing programs focus on advanced clinical education, compassionate care, and service-oriented learning experiences that empower nurses to make a difference in their communities. The online nursing programs (excluding the full-time ABSN program) offer flexible, part-time learning instructed by highly experienced faculty. Eighty-five percent of the faculty hold the highest degree in their field of study. Marymount offers a long history of success, high rankings, clinical placement services, and outstanding student pass rates for certification exams.

The Malek School of Nursing Professions is seeking a mission-driven, servant leader for the growing Malek School of Nursing Professions (MSNP). The Director of the MSNP is the Chief Nurse Administrator (CNA) for the School and leads all activities in developing, implementing, and managing baccalaureate and graduate programs in Nursing. This includes overseeing the accreditation process as well as ensuring that the curriculum is developed by the faculty and regularly reviewed to ensure integrity, rigor, and currency that meet the accreditation standards and prepare students for success in their board exams and future careers. The Director will also lead the hiring, orientation, supervision, evaluation, and mentorship of all on ground and online nursing faculty and staff as well as be accessible to students and comfortable resolving complex student issues.

The next Director and Chief Nursing Administrator will possess a terminal degree (earned doctorate) from an accredited college or university that includes coursework in nursing education or administration as well as a current Virginia nursing license (or eligibility to obtain license) and at least two years of direct client care experience as a registered nurse. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years’ experience in an administrative position with direct responsibility for the administrative decision-making process of the educational program and a minimum of two years’ teaching experience in pre-or post-licensure nursing programs. For more information, please review the full position profile

The new Director will begin in the role in summer 2023. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The role will be executed on site.

The search committee will begin reviewing candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, candidates should submit materials no later than March 24, 2023. Nominations and applications should be submitted electronically as soon as possible. Applications should include a letter of interest that responds to the agenda for leadership and the desired attributes for the new Director and a curriculum vita/resumé. All materials will be considered in full confidence. Please send nominations, inquiries, and applications electronically to

Julie E. Tea, Managing Director
Lindsay Allison, Senior Associate

Marymount University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.