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Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Students


The University of Colorado, College of Nursing is seeking an exceptional faculty leader to serve as the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Students.  This administrative faculty appointment serves as the senior administrator overseeing the College’s faculty and student development and success.  The Senior Associate Dean is responsible for ensuring that faculty and student activities are conducted in an efficient and ethical manner, consistent with the rules and regulations of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Reporting directly to the Dean of the College of Nursing, the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Students works collaboratively with other members of the Dean’s Council, faculty and staff. The ideal candidate would be qualified to hold a faculty appointment at the rank of Professor with tenure.


Responsibilities of the Position


  • Strategic and Administrative Leadership

  • Faculty and Student Development

  • Faculty and Student Recruitment/Admissions

  • Diversity and Inclusion

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Eligible for licensure as an RN in the state of Colorado

  • Doctoral degree from an accredited institution

  • Eligible for tenure at the rank of Professor

  • Financial and personnel management; ideally obtained through 5+ years of progressive leadership experience

  • Experience with faculty appointment, promotion and tenure processes

  • Experience working with student affairs


The University:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. At the University of Colorado Anschutz College of Nursing, students learn in an environment that is steeped in history and driven by the future. With 17 programs4 nurse-led practices in 9 locations and two major Colorado hospitals on the Rocky Mountain Region’s largest academic medical campus, the college offers career paths that fit diverse goals. CU Nursing baccalaureatemaster’s and doctoral students learn with state-of-the art technology and advanced learning methods on the world-class Anschutz Medical Campus. The offerings include traditional, online and accelerated programs and continuing education. The birthplace of the nurse practitioner program, CU Nursing boasts a reputation as a leader and pioneer in nursing education. 


The University of Colorado Anschutz College of Nursing is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt-Fennell. Submit nominations and application materials to Cheryl Hyatt at Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will continue until a candidate has been selected.  Applications include a letter of interest, a current résumé/cv, and contact information for five professional references, in separate documents. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.  


Cheryl Hyatt


The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.