Dean of Nursing
Rutgers The State University of New Jersey School of Nursing
United States

Dean of School of Nursing

Department School of Nursing

Salary Commensurate With Experience

Posting Summary

The Dean of The Rutgers School of Nursing reports directly to The Chancellor of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and acts as the chief academic and administrative officer. The Dean has primary responsibility for implementing the School’s mission and has complete line responsibility for personnel, general administration and management, budget, academic and development functions. In addition, the Dean is responsible for all aspects of nursing education, training, research and clinical care provided by the the School in Newark, New Brunswick, and Blackwood, New Jersey campuses.

Posting Number 20FA0535

Minimum Education and Experience

-A registered nurse (RN) with a graduate degree in nursing, and a research doctoral degree (required)
-Substantial experience in a health center or comparable setting.
-A distinguished record of effective, strong, and collaborative leadership experience in a nursing school or analogous organization.
-A history of promoting and developing shared governance between faculty and administration.
-The capacity to formulate and articulate a shared vision, to persuade a wide range of audiences of its value, and to engage others in its implementation.
-Ability to recruit outstanding new faculty as well as retain the School’s strongest faculty.
-Significant academic credentials, including a strong track record of success in research and international reputation.
-Scholarly accomplishments in the field of nursing, as well as recognition as evidenced by involvement in societies and/or associations at a national and/or international level, especially at the leadership level.
-Credentials for appointment at a full professor level.
-Excellent interpersonal skills.
-Outstanding human relations and leadership skills.
-The ability to function in a unionized environment is required.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

-Standing, sitting, walking, talking or hearing. No special vision requirements.
-Office environment. Moderate noise.


The School of Nursing is one of eight schools of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. As part of the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences division, the School of Nursing (Newark, New Brunswick, and Blackwood) offers unique opportunities in education, research, and practice at a leading national research university which is the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education.

Innovative academic offerings include bachelor’s, master’s, post-master’s, DNP and PhD programs that are preparing nurse leaders of today and tomorrow at campus locations in Newark, New Brunswick, and Blackwood, NJ.

Rutgers School of Nursing provides unparalleled opportunities in teaching, scholarship, clinical practice and multidisciplinary collaboration. Innovative academic offerings include bachelors, masters, post-master and doctoral degree programs that are preparing nurse leaders of today and tomorrow.

Quick Link to Posting

Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)

Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)

Location Details

Newark, New Brunswick, and Blackwood, NJ

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
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