Dean and Associate Vice Chancellor, Nursing Affairs

University of California, Berkeley

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Open date: August 15, 2023

Next review date: Tuesday, Oct 3, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, Feb 15, 2025 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Dean and Associate Vice Chancellor, Nursing Affairs
School of Nursing
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), one of the world’s premier institutions devoted to life sciences in healthcare, seeks the next Dean of the School of Nursing and Associate Vice Chancellor of Nursing Affairs. UCSF is dedicated to advancing health worldwide through cutting-edge biomedical research, top-ranked graduate education, and excellence in patient care. The University is comprised of four professional schools and UCSF Health, an integrated healthcare network. The UCSF community includes over 27,000 employees and 3,200 students, along with around 2,800 clinical residents, fellows, and postdoctoral scholars.

Reporting to the UCSF Chancellor, the Dean of the School of Nursing will lead what is widely regarded as one of the most prominent schools of nursing in the world. The School consistently ranks in the top five for NIH research funding. The School’s student body is highly diverse: 43 percent of its 549 students identify as underrepresented in nursing and 40 percent identify as first generation. The Dean will be charged with ensuring the continued strength of its academic, research, clinical, and service programs; furthering synergies with UCSF Health and other partners; and recruiting, supporting, and empowering a dynamic and diverse faculty, staff, and student body. To be successful, the Dean will have a keen understanding of nursing, healthcare, and higher education along with a deep commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.

To fulfill accreditation requirements, the Dean must be a registered nurse (RN) with a graduate degree in nursing and an earned doctorate. The Dean must also have a current or eligible RN license to practice nursing in California and demonstrate scholarly distinction appropriate for a tenured appointment as a full professor at UCSF. Significant experience in nursing leadership, education, practice, and/or research is expected.

UCSF has retained Isaacson, Miller (IM), a national executive search firm, to assist in the search. Inquiries, nominations, and referrals can be submitted via the IM website . Applicants must also apply and provide the required materials via the UC website at . A CV, statement of contributions to diversity, and cover letter are required to apply. Cover letters must include a research statement (two paragraphs) and teaching philosophy (two paragraphs).

The posted UC salary bands sets the salary range for Academic Deans: .
The salary range for this position is $300,000 - $550,000. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan ( ) which provides for eligibility for additional compensation. When extending an offer of employment, UCSF considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Application Requirements
Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Cover Letter - Cover letter must include a research statement (two paragraphs) and
    teaching philosophy (two paragraphs).

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details: Contributions to Diversity Statement

Campus Information

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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San Francisco, CA
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