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Regis College is seeking nominations and applications for the Dean of the School of Nursing, Science and Health Professions (SNSHP). The College, founded in 1927, is a diverse and welcoming community guided by the values of the founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston.  Located on a lovely 132-acre campus in Weston, Massachusetts, Regis is a Catholic, liberal arts and sciences co-educational college that empowers women and men to challenge themselves academically, to serve and to lead. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Regis College boasts an enrollment of almost 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students, a student/faculty ratio of 14:1, and offers seventeen majors, thirty minors, honors program, teacher licensure, and a combined bachelor’s/master’s option. While the students pursue diverse majors, they all share a common curriculum that develops skills in academic inquiry, communication and reasoning.


Reporting to the President and a member of the Academic Affairs Leadership Committee, the Dean of SNSHP will be a professional educator and a visionary leader who is committed to the mission and goals of Regis College.  The dean will be responsible for the administration of all aspects of the Undergraduate, Graduate, Certificate, and Off-Site programs of the SNSHP of the College.  The new Dean will work closely with the Dean for the School of Liberal Arts, Education and Social Science (SLAESS) to ovresee the undergraduate general education (including core curriculum and co-curriculum) and assessment for all Regis students, as well as related service programs and activities throughout the college.


The successful candidate will have: an earned doctorate from an accredited U.S. college or university; appropriate credentialing and licensure commensurate with the Dean’s professional area; passion for the school’s mission; a record of success in teaching and scholarship; a record of innovative administrative leadership in an academic setting; and the willingness and ability to lead through shared and cross-disciplinary decision-making.  S/He must have a working knowledge of assessment and the accreditation processes in the Nursing, Science and Health professions; demonstrated accomplishments in policy, planning, management, budgeting, and human resource development; an understanding of the value and place of technology in education; an appreciation of and/or experience in institutional advancement and external fund raising; and the willingness to cultivate and maintain productive relationships with internal and external constituencies.  Excellent communication, interpersonal, and intercultural skills with the ability to maintain strong and positive relationships with faculty, students, and administrators is desired.


Regis College [] is being assisted by the partners of the search firm: Hyatt•Fennell. Submit nominations and applications to Application materials will include a focused letter of interest, a current résumé, and complete contact information for five professional references. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.


Cheryl Hyatt

Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action.

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