Dean – School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences - Azusa Pacific University in Azusa California

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Azusa Pacific University

Azusa, California 91702

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Azusa Pacific University invites applications and nominations for this Strategic and Exciting
opportunity; Dean of the School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences. This position is a major leadership position within the university, overseeing all aspects of the school, and reporting to the Provost. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in behavioral science, applied science, or higher education. Azusa Pacific University seeks an energetic and engaging leader with a demonstrated record of creative, entrepreneurial, and visionary leadership. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate excellent abilities and experience to lead a growing, increasingly diversified school, while balancing the needs of an outstanding faculty. Collaboration is a hallmark of Azusa Pacific’s culture where the Dean assures participation in shared governance within the school while advancing decision-making and growth.

This is an exciting opportunity to provide strategic and entrepreneurial leadership for this vibrant, progressive school, and to bring innovative vision in directing, coordinating, and supporting a comprehensive array of programs in a collaborative approach. In addition to evidence of faith, scholarship, and vision, the ideal applicant will demonstrate these attributes:

• Transparent, Collaborative leadership ability
• Champion and Advocate of staff, faculty, program directors, and department chairs
• Knowledge of strategic planning and implementation
• Verified Servant Leadership
• Excellent Relational and Communicative skills
• Fiscal experience is vital; experience with grants and fundraising is desired
• Experience with the process of accreditation for professional programs

Azusa Pacific University offers more than 50 areas of undergraduate study, 37 master’s degrees, and 8 doctorates to a total enrollment of more than ten thousand students. As an evangelical Christian institution, APU affirms the Lordship of Christ in all areas of life and expects its employees to model Christian values in their Christian faith.

Azusa Pacific University is committed to developing a diverse faculty and staff increasing its ability to serve a diverse student population.

Applications will be accepted until January 13, 2012. Nominations, resumes, and expressions of interest should be submitted, via an electronic letter describing qualifications and interest regarding the position; curriculum vitae; a statement of Christian faith; and three references, including names, addresses, and phone numbers to the consultant supporting Azusa Pacific University: Mr. Joe Bradley; Bradley Resource Group; 778 Brokenwood Trail NW; Marietta, GA; 30064;; (770) 843-8928. All communications are Confidential.

Keyword Phrases

  • Behavioral and Applied Science
  • Collaboration
  • Christian Values
  • Diverse Faculty and Staff
  • Sharing governance
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Best if Apply By 1/13/2012