Associate Dean, College of Education and Professional Studies

Job Details

Job no: 495683
Work type: Full Time
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty

Jacksonville State University

Associate Dean - College of Education and Professional Studies

Job Summary

The Associate Dean serves as a key member of the Dean's executive leadership team and plays an important leadership role in the College of Education and Professional Studies. He/she will represent the college in the absence of the Dean and will work with the Dean in developing and advancing the vision, mission, and goals for the college. Further, the Associate Dean will provide the leadership necessary to achieve/maintain the college's state and national accreditations. This is a full-time, 12-month, benefit-eligible, administrative position with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022.

Required Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution in one of the disciplines offered by the school of education.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in higher education.
  • Two (2) years’ experience in administration.
  • Evidence of successful college teaching and a commitment to facilitation of scholarly activities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in developing and maintaining partnerships with P-12 schools
  • History of obtaining and supporting external funding
  • Success with student and faculty/staff recruitment initiatives
  • Experience with doctoral-level programs

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Equal Employment Opportunity: JSU is an Equal Employment, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Advertised: Mar 18 2022 Central Daylight Time
Applications close:


Founded in 1883, Jacksonville State University is a learning-centered university in Jacksonville, Alabama, whose mission is to provide distinctive educational, cultural, and social experiences for a diverse student population.

Located in the Appalachian foothills of northeast Alabama, approximately midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU is home to more than 9,500 students representing 44 countries. As a learning-centered university, it strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting their educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, it seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, it promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths. For a complete list of Goals, Core Values and Strategies to fulfill this Mission, go to

Academically JSU offers 95 academic programs and concentrations, including bachelor's, master's, post-baccalaureate, doctoral and advanced certificate programs in a variety of disciplines that prepare graduates for meaningful careers and ongoing education.  More than 40 online programs are offered.  The University features seven colleges on its 459-acre campus - Arts and Humanities; Business and Industry; Education and Professional Studies; Health Professions and Wellness; Social and Behavioral Sciences; Science and Mathematics; and Library. Most academic programs have discipline-specific accreditations, a reflection of their quality and JSU’s commitment to excellence.

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