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Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies


Washington, DC

Job Qualifications:

Georgetown University has educated more than 8,000 nurses since the founding of its nursing program in 1903. The School of Nursing & Health Studies is known for its innovative, values-based approach to education. It houses leading experiential learning technology in the 4,800-square-foot O’Neill Family Foundation Clinical Simulation Center. Additionally, the School launched Georgetown University’s first-ever online degree-granting program in 2011 – a Master of Science degree in nursing with several specialty options. (

The position is ideally suited for a mid-career nurse leader with a strong track record of academic administration at the department chair or assistant/associate dean level. Additional Qualifications: An earned PhD degree in nursing or a related field from an accredited institution; meets the qualifications for tenure at the rank of Professor; eligible for an RN license in the District of Columbia; possesses a portfolio that displays sustained excellence and strong achievement in research, scholarship and teaching commensurate with Georgetown’s academic renown; ability to maintain a program of research in addition to an administrative-heavy management role; skilled leader who will identify goals in research, scholarship and teaching with the ability to support and encourage faculty member development to achieve those goals; and a deep appreciation and embodiment of the values-based framework of Georgetown’s nursing program.

Description of Responsibilities:

The Endowed Associate Dean for Nursing will serve as the chief academic nursing officer at Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies. This newly created position includes responsibility for administration of the Departments of Advanced Nursing Practice and Professional Nursing Practice. The Endowed Associate Dean reports to the School’s Dean and has the direct report of the Chair of Advanced Nursing Practice and the Chair of Professional Nursing Practice. Building upon a 113-year history in nursing education, the incumbent in this new role will lead efforts to craft the future-facing agenda for the nursing program at Georgetown University.

Founded in 1751 and located in the nation’s capital, historic Georgetown is known for its designer and mainstream boutiques, beautiful architecture and its seemingly endless list of cafes, restaurants and bars. History buffs, serious shoppers and garden lovers are instantly smitten with attractions like Georgetown University, the C&O Canal, Dumbarton House and Tudor Place. (

A strong base salary, relocation and executive benefits package is offered.

To apply confidentially:

Jane Fischer, Tyler & Company. 610-558-6100, extension 231. (