Employment Opportunities

School of Nursing
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The Hampton University School of Nursing invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean beginning July 1, 2022. Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a leading historically Black university located on the Virginia Peninsula in the City of Hampton with a student enrollment of approximately 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is a privately endowed, co-educational, nonsectarian institution of higher learning with accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the State Council of High Education for Virginia. The School of Nursing is accredited by the Virginia State Board of Nursing. Baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The School of Nursing is also an agency member of the National League for Nursing, and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. The School offers the Bachelor of Science, Master of Nursing and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The School houses the departments of Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing Education.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Dean of the School of Nursing, a 12-month administrative appointment, reports directly to the Chancellor and Provost. The successful candidate will provide leadership in advancing the school’s network of external relationships nationally and in raising 33 and 1/3% of his/her operating budget. The successful candidate will also be responsible for the effective management of personnel, programs and fiscal resources and for the implementation of sound educational policies, the overall quality of academic programs, faculty, students and graduates within the school, and professional activities which support the budget and/or enhance the reputation of the school. He or she must possess a high level of energy and initiative, and good organizational skills. The ideal candidate should also have a solid history of securing external funding, discretion in handling confidential information, flexibility to adapt to changing needs and priorities, and the ability to prioritize and simultaneously coordinate multiple projects and events.

The candidate will be expected to initiate the development of long range plans and curriculum review, maintaining the academic standards of the University as well as current NCLEX passage rates, enhancing the prestige of the University through professional activities, research, publications, and creative and scholarly activities; and implementing effective student recruitment and community outreach programs for attracting qualified students.


The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate from an accredited institution in a nursing-related field. As management is the key, the successful candidate must also possess a proven record and understanding of management; university-level administrative experience; direct experience with the accreditation process; successful administrative experience as department chair, associate dean, or comparable positions; a record of university-level teaching, service and scholarship consistent with appointment at the level of associate professor and have outstanding interpersonal, writing, speaking and technological skills.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The compensation package will be commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, personal contact information, and the names of three (3) professional references along with postal and email addresses and telephone numbers electronically to joann.haysbert@hamptonu.eduor mail to the following address:

JoAnn W. Haysbert

Chancellor and Provost

Hampton University

200 William R. Harvey Way

Hampton, VA 23668

*Hampton University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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