Dean, College of Education and Human Development

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC) is conducting a national search for a dynamic and innovative leader to serve as Dean of the College of Education and Human Development. The College seeks a Dean with the ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders to shape a vision for the College’s future and effectively move the College towards the realization of that vision. The Dean reports directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

The College of Education and Human Development prepares leaders who represent diverse backgrounds and experiences to serve the educational and human well-being needs of the global community. The College enrolls over 1,200 undergraduate students, 370 master’s students, and 140 doctoral students. Students at all levels have many opportunities for field experience and collaboration with faculty on research projects. The College plays a critical role in the University’s efforts to grow research and scholarly efforts across campus and build strong community partnerships that benefit the region. 

There are 51 faculty (44 of which are tenured or tenure-track) and 19 staff across a diverse set of departments in the College: Counseling & Educational Psychology; Educational Leadership, Curriculum & Instruction; Kinesiology & Military Science; and Teacher Education. The College also oversees the Antonio E. Garcia Arts & Education Center; the Early Childhood Development Center; and the ROTC.

For a complete position profile and list of qualifications, please visit 

Nomination and Application Process

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. However, in order to assure the fullest consideration, applicants are encouraged to have complete applications submitted to the search firm assisting the University by February 17, 2017. Requested application materials include a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; and the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least five professional references. All applications, nominations, and inquiries will remain confidential. References will not be called until after the first screening of applications and then only after the applicant has given explicit permission. All application materials must be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Please direct all applications, nominations, and inquiries for the position to the search firm assisting the University at the contact information below:

Ryan Crawford, Partner
901 Mopac Expressway South
Barton Oaks Plaza One, Suite 300
Austin, TX  78746
(737) 210-1218 
Refer to code “TAMUCC CEHD” in subject line

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.