Dean of the Graduate College of Education

Feb 12, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Dean of Graduate College of Education Search

San Francisco State University invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Dean of the Graduate College of Education (GCOE). Reporting to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean of the GCOE is the chief academic, fiscal, and administrative officer of the College. The Dean oversees five academic departments and a doctoral program in Educational Leadership, as well as the University's Credential Services and Teacher Preparation Center. The new dean is expected to take office by July 2018 or as soon thereafter as possible.

Founded in 1899, San Francisco State University is a public, urban university in a diverse community. The University lives its commitment to social justice and its opposition to oppression in the ongoing application of its core values of Courage, Life of the Mind, Equity, Community, and Resilience, creating educational and personal development environments that provide inclusion, opportunity, and support for realization of individual and collective potential. For more information about San Francisco State, please visit

The Graduate College of Education is home to a student body of 1,114 FTES, as well as 50 full- and part-time faculty and 24 staff members. As a primarily graduate college in a comprehensive university, the GCOE is distinctive among the six colleges that comprise the University. The College offers master's degrees, two doctoral degrees and credential programs, as well as one undergraduate major and two undergraduate minor programs.

The Graduate College of Education embodies the founding commitment of San Francisco State to excellence in preparing outstanding educators, leaders and clinicians who transform lives in schools and communities. The GCOE participates actively in an extensive and diverse array of community outreach projects, research projects, and collaborative projects funded through the U.S. Department of Education, private foundations, and other funding sources. For more information about the College, please visit

This search is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. For more information about this opportunity, as well as procedures for application and nomination, please visit Academic Search, Inc. Nominators and prospective candidates may arrange a confidential discussion about this opportunity with Senior Consultant Andrea Warren Hamos at [email protected]. The position will remain open until filled, but only applications received by Sunday, March 25, 2018 can be assured full consideration.

San Francisco State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. We welcome applicants of all ethnic, racial and gender identities, sexual orientations as well as people with disabilities. We particularly encourage those who may be from historically underrepresented groups.


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