AUBURN UNIVERSITY at MONTGOMERY
Dean of the School of Education
Auburn University at Montgomery seeks a Dean of Education who possesses outstanding leadership qualities, a collaborative leadership style, solid administrative skills, and a broad understanding of what it takes to lead the school. The position requires a candidate with a terminal degree in education or a related program area, five years of successful administrative experience, and evidence of teaching, research, and service sufficient for a faculty appointment at the rank of full professor. Additional requirements include experience in the following areas: NCATE accreditation; fundraising and grant writing; and recruitment and retention of quality students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Located in the capital of Alabama, Auburn University at Montgomery, a public institution founded in 1967 and individually accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), is just minutes from Montgomery, Alabama’s historic downtown and close to other major metropolitan areas. Auburn University at Montgomery boasts a 500-acre campus that houses approximately 5,000 students and offers a blend of challenging academics, research/grant opportunities, and service options. Members of the faculty take a strong interest in mentoring students.
The School of Education, consisting of four departments with programs ranging from teacher education to exercise science, is ranked among the top schools in Alabama and the region. It consistently graduates students heavily recruited as classroom teachers, school administrators, and school counselors throughout the state, region, and nation. The School of Education is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), with the counseling program accredited by The Council for Accreditation of Counselor and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). All of its teacher education and leadership programs are approved for certification by the Alabama Department of Education.
Interested applicants should complete an online application and submit a c/v, letter of interest, and the names, email addresses and phone numbers of five references to: https://www.jobs.aum.edu . The search committee will begin to screen applications immediately and continue until an appointment is made. It is expected that the new dean will begin duties on, or about, July 1, 2013.
To learn more about AUM and the School of Education, prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the Auburn University at Montgomery website at www.aum.edu . For additional information regarding the search process, please contact Dr. Hank Williford (firstname.lastname@example.org ; 334-244-3548) or Dr. Michael Burger (email@example.com ; 334-244-3380).
AUM is an equal-opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically under- represented groups.