Chair, Department of Nursing

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Chair, Department of Nursing

College of Professional Studies

Bowie State University invites nominations, expressions of intent, and applications for an exceptional leader to serve as the Chair of the Department of Nursing. The Chair oversees daily administrative operations for the Department of Nursing by providing academic leadership in practice and administration; provides leadership in curriculum innovation, instructional planning and development for all programs to ensure incorporation of evidence-based principles to build and implement a strategic vision for current and future nursing programs, initiatives, and research in the Department.

The chair oversees the development, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the department’s assessment plan; provides academic advisement and instruction to students; coordinates teaching assignments for nursing faculty; evaluates students, and staff; manages program standards and evaluation to meet Maryland State Board of Nursing requirements and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Standards. The Chair will provide leadership and oversight of the faculty and administers and oversees the department’s budget and resource allocation. This position reports on matters relating to teaching, advising students, curriculum development, program revisions, clinical site management, textbook selection, student learning outcomes assessment, and other matters as assigned. The Chair will have an established record of teaching, research and service at a level consistent with Bowie State University requirements for faculty rank and tenure. An established record in grant writing and scholarship; an inclusive management style, experience with shared governance and the ability to represents the needs of the department both internally to the University and externally to various stakeholders/clinical agencies is needed. A doctorate and master’s degree in nursing is required; a current registered nurse license in Maryland or multistate licensure privileges upon date of hire is required.

The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Greenwood/Asher & Associates Inc. is assisting Bowie State University in this search. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. Submission of cover letters and curricula vitae as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher.


Marion Frenche, Practice Leader, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Search Manager and Senior Executive Search Consultant

Casey Kelley, Executive Search Consultant

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.

42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206

Miramar Beach, Florida 32550

Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272



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Bowie State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The University administers its programs, practices and procedures without regard to race, color, ancestry or national origin, disability, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity/expression, covered veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or Maryland state law, as well as the University’s non-discrimination policy.