The Position: George Fox University invites applications and nominations for the Dean of the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences. The position is a 12-month administrative appointment to begin no later than July 1, 2019.
The College of Behavioral and Health Sciences is composed of multiple units, Undergraduate Psychology, Clinical Psychology (PsyD), Nursing (BSN and RN to BSN scheduled to begin in 2019), Social Work (BSW & MSW), Physical Therapy (DPT), Health and Human Performance (Exercise Science, Fitness Management, Health and PE Teaching), Physician Assistant (DMSc) scheduled to begin January 2021, and Athletic Training which will close in 2022. The College of Behavioral and Health Sciences is committed to providing high-quality programs that prepare students to care for the overall wellness of diverse individuals and groups by utilizing their expertise in the areas of physical, emotional and spiritual healing.
The CBHS is home to more than 50 full-time faculty members with six undergraduate majors serving more than 350 undergraduate students, and three graduate programs (MSW, PsyD, DPT) with combined enrollment of approximately 300 students.
The Institution: George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ. All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and be involved in a local faith community. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith. Individuals who would fit this profile are encouraged to apply for the Dean of the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences position.
Essential Responsibilities: The Dean is the chief academic and administrative officer for the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences and is responsible for the following:
Ensuring the effective operation of the College in support of the mission and goals of the University;
Working with faculty, staff, students, university constituents, and professional leaders to promote excellence in teaching, research, and community learning;
Serving as an innovative and dynamic advocate for the College and its programs among diverse groups of healthcare and community leaders, government, and with the general public;
Providing leadership to maintain multiple national professional accreditations, including: APA, CAATE, CAPTE, CCNE, and CSWE;
Serving as an engaged member of University leadership teams;
Managing the College's budgets, fiscal planning, and participating in external fundraising;
Promoting the research initiatives of the College;
Recruiting, supervising, developing, and evaluating faculty and staff; and
Articulating the importance of integrating faith and learning to all constituencies.
Successful leadership experience.
Ability to create and implement a shared vision with faculty and staff and achieve outstanding results.
Earned doctorate appropriate to the disciplines of the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences and credentials suitable for a senior faculty appointment, with a record of accomplishment in teaching, scholarship, leadership, and service.
Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, and administrators in a Christian environment, committed to the integration of faith and learning with the healthcare and behavioral sciences disciplines.
Appreciation of diversity and the ability to work effectively with diverse faculty, staff, administrators, and students.
Commitment to professional development of faculty and staff.
Strong communication skills.
Ability to translate professional principles into the academic environment.
Strategic leadership experience, including program planning, budget management and collegial leadership of professionals at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Successful experience in the academic world.
Connecting the external professional world to university programs and internships.
Managing acquisition of external funding that supports institutional goals.
Please upload the following as Word or .pdf documents in the section marked Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and EssayRequirement:
Letter of Interest
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Faith integration essay
Other supporting materials may be requested at a later stage of the review process.
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Review of applications will begin November 19, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to: email@example.com
As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented on our faculty.
For Your Personal Well-Being We Offer:
A beautiful and peaceful campus environment with areas to walk and coffee shops and restaurants close by
A strong Christian vision and mission-led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions
Wonderful Christian peers and a vibrant student population
Free Fitness Center membership
Rich employee benefits
We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!
George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years.
Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.
We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.
We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God-given gifts.
Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.
**This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting.
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George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the university lifestyle statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith. Individuals who would fit this profile are encouraged to apply.