Illinois Wesleyan University School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Associate or Full Professor
Director, School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Illinois Wesleyan University invites nominations and applications for the position
of Director of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Qualified candidates may
be eligible to also be named as the Endowed Chair. The School of Nursing and Health
Sciences welcomes qualified candidates with an earned master’s in nursing and a doctorate
in nursing or related field. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated leadership
record with academic administrative experience. This individual will advance undergraduate
theory-based education and is responsible for administering the nursing major, health
promotion and fitness management major, and health and public health minors as well
as further development of Health Sciences. The Director represents the School within
the University, as well as regionally and nationally. Interdisciplinary collaboration
within the University and commitment to mentoring faculty in teaching, scholarship,
and service is expected. All tenure lines are doctorally prepared.
The Director reports to the Provost.
Illinois Wesleyan is a nationally ranked, small, private liberal arts university with
highly selective admission criteria and a tradition of excellence. The School has
a 63-year history of producing exceptional thinkers, compassionate professionals and
leaders for nursing and global health care. With an approximate enrollment of 200
nursing majors, 60 Health Promotion and Fitness Management majors, and 50 Health and
Public Health minors, the School offers individual attention and innovative programming.
An expedited review of applicants will begin July 1, and will continue until an exceptional
candidate is found. Ideal start date is January 1, 2023. Applicants should address
their administrative philosophy and any potential contributions they can make to the
University mission through their teaching, scholarship, and service in the letter
of application. Materials should address potential contributions to diversity, equity,
and inclusion initiatives. Vitae and names and contact information of three references
are also required. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge. Salary
is competitive and academic rank is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Dr. Jerry Durham
Chair, Nursing and Health Sciences Search Committee
Illinois Wesleyan University
P.O. Box 2900, Bloomington, IL 61702-2900
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (309) 556-3051
Illinois Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity
and inclusive excellence; details at https://www.iwu.edu/non-discrimination.html.