Baptist Health Sciences University — Dean of Nursing

Baptist Health Sciences University (BHSU) invites applications for the position of Dean of the Nursing Division. Baptist University, located in Memphis, Tennessee, is an accredited private Christian specialized post-secondary degree-granting institution, which offers a variety of degrees in health related fields. 

The Dean of Nursing provides overall leadership for the Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, the RN to BSN Completion Program, and the Doctor if Nursing Practice degree. 

The Dean of Nursing reports directly to the Provost and has oversight of the division budget, faculty/staff development and evaluation. He/she is responsible for division strategic planning, accreditation of each program and program development/evaluation. 

The successful candidate will have obtained an earned doctorate or have completed one by the hiring date in a discipline related to either curriculum and instruction, academic administration and/or leadership or adult education, from an accredited institution. The successful candidate will have: 

  1. Knowledge and experience in educational practices and procedures; assessment of student learning; and various teaching modalities; 
  2. Five (5) years of progressively responsible and significant educational leadership at a baccalaureate granting institution; 
  3. Five (5) years of teaching experience; 
  4. The ability to develop, manage, promote and evaluate academic/educational programs. 

Review of the candidates will begin immediately and continue until position filled. Please complete an application and submit your resume at Job Listings at Baptist Memorial Health Care ( and enter the keyword university in search box – position code is #459. You may contact Dr. Barry Schultz at or call 901- 572-2772 if additional information is needed.