Administration, Education, Higher Education

Founding Dean, College of Nursing and Health Sciences

  • Excelsior College
  • Albany, NY

This position has been filled.

Excelsior College invites nominations and applications for the role of Founding Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CNHS). Following a long and successful history of leadership in nursing education, Excelsior has committed to an ambitious and innovative path forward that centers around the expansion of its health sciences offerings to include a wider array of cutting edge health professional programs and educational opportunities.

This exciting opportunity to join an academic executive leadership team comes at a time when Excelsior’s reputation as a leading provider of online education has achieved significant recognition. In 2022, Newsweek ranked Excelsior among the top 10 online colleges and universities in the nation. The new Founding Dean of CNHS will join a prestigious online university and a team of talented leaders to architect a bold future in online health professional education.

The launch of the new College of Nursing and Health Sciences coincides with a landmark event in the history of Excelsior College. On August 1, 2022, Excelsior College will officially become Excelsior University. This moment of pride and accomplishment in Excelsior’s evolution will enable the University to expand globally and offer doctoral degrees across a wide range of academic and professional programs. Key to the College’s strategy is to build on its long history of excellence in educating more than 60,000 nurses and expand upon its health sciences offerings.

All applications and nominations will be held in confidence. For full consideration, please send a cover letter and CV to:

Ruth Shoemaker Wood, Ph.D., Managing Director
Fiona Jaramillo, Ed.D., Senior Associate
Brian Bustin, Senior Associate
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