Posting Date: December 04, 2017
Greenville University invites applications and nominations of strong candidates for a Dean of the School of Education to begin June/July 2018. This individual will provide general oversight and ongoing direction for the school, including all faculty, staff, curriculum, and students. Contract is negotiable, but is typically 10-12 months, inclusive of faculty status.
Skills/Necessary prerequisites for effective performance:
Salary is based on academic preparation and years of relevant experience. The University also provides a generous benefits package that includes health, disability, and retirement plans, as well as a tuition waiver for dependents at Greenville University and a tuition exchange program with 75+ other Christian Universities.
A doctoral degree in teacher education and, preferably, certification to teach at the K-12 level. The successful candidate will demonstrate both knowledge and experience in best practices within the field and a commitment to adapting to the changing nature of elementary and secondary education. Candidates with a record of successful university teaching, active and on-going scholarship, and sustained administrative experience will be favorably considered. Candidates must be dedicated to undergraduate and graduate teaching and committed to serving as a role model for students within a Christian academic community. A background in faith/learning integration and its implications for the field of education is desired. A vibrant personal Christian faith commitment is required.
How to Apply:
Compliance with University Standards. All Greenville University employees acknowledge the unique Wesleyan, evangelical, and Protestant mission of the University, a community in which Christian faith is of central importance. Employees agree to promote the University's Mission (as set out in the Mission Statement); its Philosophy of Education and GC Student Learning Outcomes, support its Theological Assumptions and comply with the behavioral aspects of the Lifestyle Statement (collectively, the University Standards).
Application materials should include:
1. Curriculum vitae
2. Statement of philosophy of Christian Higher Education
3. Statement of personal faith journey and commitment
4. At least 3 professional references
5. Official transcripts.
It is the policy of Greenville University not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race, gender or prior military service in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. Greenville University is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.