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The Hawai’i State Center for Nursing is recruiting qualified applicants for an executive position as Director to begin December 2011. The mission of the Center for Nursing is to assure that the State of Hawai’i has the nursing resources to meet the health care needs of its people. The Center serves as a catalyst to bridge the various worlds of practice, policy, education, business, philanthropy and research.

As the hub of statewide strategic planning and data collection, the Center supports proactive workforce planning; develops initiatives and research on best practices; evaluates and disseminates strategies that will lead to improved retention among nurses and recruitment of a diverse nursing workforce. The Center builds coalitions across the broad spectrum of stakeholders in Hawai’i and facilitates the efforts of the many individuals and groups.

The successful candidate will serve as the chief executive officer of the Center with responsibility for administering its goals as set forth in Chapter 304D, Hawaii Revised Statutes. The Executive Director carries out the fiscal, personnel, planning, convening and other functions necessary to meet the goals of the Center, and provide for its effective and efficient operation. Work is performed with the guidance of the Governor appointed Advisory Board. The Executive Director reports to the Chairperson of the Advisory Board and the Dean of the University of Hawai’i School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene and is evaluated annually by the Advisory Board or its designee.

For complete job description and application requirements, please visit:, UH at Manoa Campus, position number 008950 or keyword search DIR HI STATE CTR for NURSING. Pay range commensurable with abilities and experience.

Inquiries: Dr. Mary G. Boland, Dean, 808-956-8522, Information regarding the Hawai’i State Center for Nursing and its activities can be accessed at

Continuous Recruitment. Review of applications will begin on August 5, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Hawai’i is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and encourages applications from and nominations of women and minority candidates.