Dean, School of Education

Irvine, California
Feb 27, 2019
Faculty Jobs
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Brandman University seeks a visionary, accomplished and persuasive leader to serve as Dean of the School of Education. Brandman University is a private, non-profit university and a member of the Chapman University System. Accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission, Brandman serves 12,000 students annually in 57 undergraduate, graduate (including two doctoral programs), credential, and certificate programs through both online and blended modalities on 27 campuses in California and Washington. While Brandman serves a student body that typically has low graduation rates, its non-first time full-time graduate rate is 82%. For more information about Brandman University, visit the website at and for information on the School of Education, visit

Serving as the academic leader of the School of Education, the Dean plays an essential role in carrying out the vision, mission and strategic plan of the institution. The Dean has responsibility for planning, budgeting, scheduling, personnel matters, curriculum, instruction, and development and revision of academic programs. The Dean works collaboratively with Brandman University administration, reporting to the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Candidates should have substantial experience in an academic environment, including exposure to and knowledge of academic issues including enrollment, student advisement, accreditation compliance and curriculum development. A minimum of five years effective academic administrative experience as a Department Chair, Program Director, Associate/Assistant Dean, or Dean, with demonstrated understanding of systems, administration, strategic planning, effective fiscal management, and personnel supervision is required. Experience with online course delivery is required and experience in a distributed campus environment is preferred. Ideally, candidates will have experience with educational program review and accreditation, as well as experience in student recruitment, retention, marketing, and promotion. Experience in California would be a plus.

Brandman University has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the Dean, School of Education search. To view the full position description please visit To apply, please submit application, including resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger to [email protected]

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