Dean of the School of Education

California State University Channel Islands, located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles, invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Education. CSUCI is the newest campus of the California State University, the largest system of public higher education in the United States. The campus currently serves 6,600 students. At its full capacity the campus will serve more than 15,000 students (

The School of Education, with approximately 15 full-time faculty, 55 part-time faculty, and 900 students, offers undergraduate degree programs in Early Childhood Studies and Liberal Studies, post-baccalaureate credential programs for teachers and administrators, a master’s degree in Education, and, since June 2016, a collaborative on-line doctoral program in Educational Leadership (CODEL) in partnership with California State University, Fresno. A Credential Office and a Field Placement Office also report to the Dean of the School of Education. The SOE seeks a forward-looking, innovative leader to guide the School of Education as it expands its innovative practices in collaboration with key school and regional partners to prepare educational leaders and teachers.

The Dean of the School of Education is the chief academic, fiscal, and administrative officer of the School and reports to the Provost. The successful candidate will have the necessary experiences, skills, competencies, and dispositions to provide academic leadership and guidance to the School of Education, including: a terminal degree in an Education-related field; an excellent record of teaching, scholarship, and service that merits the award of tenure at the rank of full professor; a demonstrated commitment to faculty, staff, and student diversity; and significant experience in academic leadership and P-12 teaching and/or administrative experience. Additional required and preferred qualifications and a full listing of responsibilities and duties for the position can be found in the position Profile (

The University is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Applications should consist of a substantive cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of five professional references with full contact information. No references will be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted electronically, and in confidence to:

The position is open until filled but only applications received by March 3, 2017, can be assured full consideration. Confidential discussions may be arranged by contacting Ann Die Hasselmo at

California State University Channel Islands is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identify, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.