Associate Dean, School of Nursing | Chief Nursing Academic Officer

  • Greenville Health System
  • , SC

This position has been filled.

Greenville Health System (GHS), founded as a city hospital in 1912, is a public not-for-profit academic health system committed to health care delivery, workforce education and development, and clinical research. Over the last 100 years, the organization has evolved from a single free-standing hospital to a highly integrated delivery system and now an academic medical center with teaching and research programs and a broad academic mission. In that time, GHS has become the state’s largest not-for-profit healthcare system and an advocate for healthy living initiatives, such as LiveWell Greenville, the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail and Greenville B-cycle, the city’s new bike share program. GHS is a health resource for the community and a leader in transforming the delivery of health care for the benefit of the people and communities it serves.

Position Overview

GHS in conjunction with the School of Nursing at Clemson University is seeking a forward-thinking and visionary leader for a growing academic unit committed to undergraduate and graduate education. Clemson has developed an innovative partnership with the GHS. The School of Nursing has been recognized as a Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing, the only school of nursing in the state to receive that designation. As the leader of the School of Nursing, the Director and Associate Dean will report to the Dean of the College of Health, Education and Human Development. S/he will have an appointment at GHS and will spend approximately 50% of time at each. S/he will set the standard of intellectual engagement and accomplishment for the School. The Director and Associate Dean will provide strategic vision and operational leadership for all aspects of the academic and scholarly program, creating an environment and community that support the School’s faculty and its students.


  • An earned doctorate (nursing preferred) from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in academic nursing and higher education administration. Tenure required.
  • A distinguished academic and research record which merits appointment at the rank of full professor in nursing.
  • Proven leadership and accomplishment in innovative curriculum development, scholarly achievement and programmatic growth.
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