College of Nursing Seeking Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

The University of Florida College of Nursing is seeking its next Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.


The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs provides transformational leadership in the educational mission of the college. The Associate Dean leads faculty in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the curriculum. She/he is responsible for overseeing continuous improvement of the B.S.N., D.N.P. and Ph.D. programs in accordance with national, state, and University of Florida requirements. She/he represents the College of Nursing within the Health Science Center, the University, and in state and national arenas on matters related to the programs of instruction. As a member of the senior leadership team, the Associate Dean works closely with the collegeā€™s administrative team to provide coordinated leadership of the college.


In the last year, the UF College of Nursing:

  • Rose 20 places in National Institute of Health funding among U.S. schools of nursing, and is in the top 25 of public universities
  • Achieved 10-year accreditation of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program
  • Celebrated its 60th Anniversary
  • Established the first cohort of EMBRACE program (Engaging Multiple-communities of BSN students in Research and Academic Curricular Experiences)
  • Graduated its first cohort of Accelerated B.S.N. students in Jacksonville

About the University of Florida College of Nursing
The UF College of Nursing is the premier educational institution for nursing in the state of Florida and one of the top leaders nationally. The College of Nursing continually attracts and retains the highest caliber of nursing students and faculty with a passion for science and caring.

The College of Nursing is driven to transform health through innovative practice, preeminent research, and exceptional academic programs. Our mission is to provide excellent nursing care, generate research and scholarship that have an impact on practice, and prepare graduates who care, lead, and inspire.