Dean, Robert K. Jabs School of Business

California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 21, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

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Position Title Dean, Robert K. Jabs School of Business Position Summary

California Baptist University ( CBU ) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean, Robert K. Jabs School of Business.

Founded in 1950, California Baptist University is a private comprehensive institution located in Riverside, California. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges ( WASC ), CBU offers more than 80 majors, more than 30 graduate degree programs and seven doctoral degrees. Affiliated with California Southern Baptist Convention, CBU is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities and the International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities. For more information about the university, visit this page

CBU’s Robert K. Jabs School of Business has a reputation for preparing high quality business leaders. Mission statement: Guided by our Christian ethos, we are preparing business professionals with the business and technical acumen, soft skills, and ethical grounding to successfully live out their purpose in the modern marketplace. The Jabs School of Business is ACBSP Accredited, has a student body of over 700 students and is one of 10 schools and colleges within the university. With strong growth in student numbers and program offerings, the Jabs School of Business consists of 18 full time faculty and 4 support staff. Students participate in undergraduate and graduate programs.

Position Description. The Dean of the Jabs School of Business is the chief academic officer and the administrative head of the school. The Dean holds academic rank and is charged with the administration, academic leadership, and supervision of the operation of the school through its instructional programs, research, publications, and service activities. This administrator must be a visionary who has the demonstrated ability and entrepreneurial mindset to execute a strategic plan.
The Dean reports directly to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs and serves on the Provost’s Council. For a full job description, follow the job-posting link below.


Required qualifications include 1) A demonstrated mature Christian faith aligned with CBU’s foundation as a Christian institution committed to the Great Commission, 2) an earned doctorate degree from an accredited institution in a field related to the work of the Jabs School of Business, 3) progressive administrative experience in higher education, 4) knowledge of accreditation bodies, 5) an outstanding record of leadership and service to the community, and 6) an outstanding record of academic activities including university teaching, research, external funding and service.

Teaching Responsibilities Nondiscrimination Statement

State and Federal law permit California Baptist University to discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purpose. The University does not discriminate contrary to either State or Federal law.

Quick Link to Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a Christian?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you attend church regularly?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. If no, please explain (required):

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you both familiar with and not in conflict with the fundamental doctrines and practices of the California Southern Baptist Convention as stated in the Baptist Faith and Message dated June 14, 2000? (Please see above link for more information)
    • Yes (I am familiar and not in conflict)
    • No (I am in conflict or not familiar)
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Christian Experience Essay
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Reference 1
  4. Letter of Reference 2
  5. Letter of Reference 3
  6. Unofficial Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document
  4. Relevant URL
  5. Other Document 2

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