Dean, School of Education

Liberty University
Lynchburg, VA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Classification Title:

Administrative Faculty


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

Does this position require driving?:



Julie Parrow

Contact Email:

[email protected]

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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Since 1971, the mission of Liberty University has been to develop Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for impacting tomorrow's world. With a unique heritage and an ever-expanding influence, Liberty remains steadfast in its commitment of Training Champions for Christ. Read more about Liberty at

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