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University of Saskatchewan

Dean, College of Nursing



Job Description



Lead the Future in Nursing Education

The College of Nursing is seeking a dean who is ready to join our leadership team and write a new chapter in nursing education.

The College is a world leader in educating nurses in inter-professional healthcare, practice, research, innovation, capacity building and policy development. Established in 1938 it offers high quality, student-centered undergraduate education and graduate programs at both the Master’s and PhD levels, including the primary health care nurse practitioner option.  The college distinguishes itself by: 1) its partnerships with communities, delivering the largest Indigenous recruitment and retention in Canada; 2) a Learn Where you Live approach that encompasses six diverse communities where full programs of study are accessed; 3) a nation-leading integration of remote presence robotics and other technologies in the conduct of teaching, research and professional practice; and 4) growing opportunity and success in interdisciplinary and patient-oriented pedagogy and scholarship.  For more information about the college please visit:

The University of Saskatchewan is seeking an innovative, visionary and collaborative nurse leader to further advance the growth and evolution of the College of Nursing as one of the nation’s leading nursing schools.   Reporting to the provost and vice president, academic, the dean is a member of the university’s senior administrative team and will have a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and Aboriginal engagement and have an influential role in university-wide initiatives.  The successful candidate will possess a doctoral degree and bring an exemplary background of teaching, research and service in order to provide visionary leadership, promote academic and research excellence and build interdisciplinary relationships within and beyond the university. 

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

For more information about this exciting opportunity, please call Danielle Conn or Maureen Geldart at The Geldart Group (604) 926-0005 or send your application package (current CV, letter of application and reference list) in confidence to

Contact Information

University of SaskatchewanDanielle ConnDirector of Researchdanielle@thegeldartgroup.com604-926-0005
Posting Date: 06-Jan-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 101-Jul-2017
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