Dean, School of Psychology
Santa Barbara, California, USA
Fielding Graduate University
Santa Barbara, CA based Fielding Graduate University invites applications and nominations for a strategic and exciting position: Dean of the School of Psychology. As a University administrator, the Dean is responsible for oversight of the school's operations, new program development and support for innovative grants and research. Working in collaboration with faculty, students, staff and alumni, the Dean guides a shared vision promoting excellence in scholarship and teaching.
The Dean’s role includes:
• strategic planning leadership
• faculty development and hiring processes
• budget and financial management.
The candidate must:
• have an earned doctorate, preferably a PhD in Psychology
• have experience with APA and accreditation
• have demonstrated competency as a scholar-practitioner
• possess experience in administration and leadership in a graduate university setting
This is a unique opportunity to provide strategic and entrepreneurial leadership for a vibrant, forward-thinking school of psychology, and to bring a vision compatible with meeting the needs of a 21st century graduate and doctoral learner. The Dean serves as a member of the academic leadership team, and reports to the Provost.
Fielding Graduate University is a leader in distributed graduate education, including four doctoral programs: clinical psychology, media psychology, educational leadership and change, and human and organizational development as well as innovative master's and certificate programs. Fielding is a leader in meeting the needs of professional practitioners from around the world. Diverse Issues in Higher Education recently recognized Fielding Graduate University as one of the nation’s top 100 graduate degree producers for minority recipients. For more information about Fielding, please visit our website: www.fielding.edu.
For full consideration for this position, please put "SOP Dean" in the subject line and email a Curriculum Vitae, complete contact information of three current references and a cover letter describing the fit between your experience and the above qualifications to email@example.com.
For questions regarding the School of Psychology, its programs or academics put "Attention: Chair of SOP Search Committee" in the subject line of your email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominations for this position, including complete contact information for the nominee, may be emailed to email@example.com.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled, with an expected closing date of Fall 2012.
When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Postdoc Exchange.