Dean, School of Education

Liberty University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 20, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Deans, Executive, Other Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
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Administrative Faculty

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Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

Position Title

Dean, School of Education

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Julie Parrow

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Job Summary/Basic Function

The Dean of the School of Education is responsible for the effective leadership of academic operations, personnel management, resourcing, and outreach / engagement for all areas of the schools residential programs. The Dean will provide leadership for the school’s curricular initiatives, research and scholarship, professional training, and recruitment and retention of high quality faculty, staff, and student talent. The Dean is expected to provide exceptional leadership and overall direction to lead the school forward; work collaboratively with the faculty and staff and effectively and meaningfully engage the education community.

The Dean is also responsible for the school’s strategic planning, program evaluation and development, alumni engagement, fundraising, enrollment, retention, student persistence and completion, market planning, interdisciplinary initiatives in education and research, and the management of the school’s administrative and financial affairs.

As the chief academic officer of the School, the Dean also appoints department heads, oversees accreditation, develops new curricula and programs, and strengthens external relationships.

Minimum Qualifications

- Terminal degree in a discipline relevant to the academic programs – Demonstrated excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Preferred Qualifications

- Strong commitment to developing a world-class program
- Record of success from the public or private sector

Work Hours

M-F 8-5pm

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Career Advancement Form (For Current LU Employees ONLY)
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Pastoral Reference Letter
  6. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 1
  7. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 2
  8. Unofficial Transcript 1
  9. Unofficial Transcript 2
  10. Unofficial Transcript 3
  11. Professional License(s)
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