Education Division

Associate Dean of Education Division

The Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) invites nominations, applications, and expressions of interest for the position of Associate Dean of the Education Division. The associate dean will provide administrative support to the dean of the school, work closely with the dean to ensure academic excellence and innovation in graduate education, and contribute to advancing the dean's vision for the school that aligns with the mission of the school and the university. A strong commitment to educational excellence and curricular innovation is required particularly as it relates to technological innovation and online education.

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience leading organizational change, promoting academic and pragmatic scholarship, and managing a local, regional, and national accreditation process. Experience setting strategic direction and guiding multiple groups of stakeholders to identified goals is expected. The Associate Dean will oversee program reviews, curriculum/program development and assessment, and implementation of academic and university policies as applicable to students, faculty, and staff. They will participate in recruitment and retention of a diverse student body and faculty and assist with faculty evaluations. The associate dean will participate in teaching, research, and service and provide leadership and support to efforts that promote faculty excellence. They will be responsible for promoting, directing and supporting the school's Professional Development School while building and maintaining external relationships with local school districts and other stakeholders. Excellent written and oral communication skills coupled with effective teamwork, consensus building, organizational skills, and a strong command of technology is required.

Pepperdine is a Christian university committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership. Consistently ranked as one of the most beautiful places to study, Pepperdine has five campuses in Southern California and facilities in London, England; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Florence, Italy; Heidelberg, Germany; Shanghai, China; Lausanne, Switzerland.

The Education Division's primary offices are located in West Los Angeles, California. It presently delivers 11 academic degree programs including master's degrees, Doctor of Education degrees, and a new Doctor of Philosophy degree in Global Leadership and Change. Preparation for the California teaching credentials is also provided. The division has 23 full-time faculty members and numerous adjuncts that serve 1501 graduate students. For more information, please consult the University's website: http://www.gsep.pepperdine.edu

Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications include an earned terminal degree in a discipline represented within the school, credentials appropriate for appointment to faculty rank of associate or full professor, and demonstrated experience as department chair, program director, or related academic leadership experience. Demands of the position require understanding of mission and scope of a comprehensive higher educational institution; the ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders in a professional and collaborative manner; the ability to understand and work across a diversity of disciplines; excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; demonstrated problem solving ability; and familiarity or ability to work with budgets and budgeting in the academic setting.

Compensation:

Compensation is negotiable and commensurate with experience.

Applications:

This position will remain open until filled. Cover letters, CV's, a Statement of Faith, and a Philosophy of Education essay should be submitted electronically via email: GSEP Dean's Office

Adjunct Faculty for the Doctoral and Master’s Programs

Applications are invited for adjunct faculty position at The Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) at Pepperdine University. Please refer to GSEP site to review courses offerings at http://gsep.pepperdine.edu/degrees-programs 

GSEP is seeking accomplished educators with substantive knowledge and experience in the field of teaching and learning. Face-to-face sessions are offered at the West Los Angeles, Irvine, Encino, and Westlake Village Graduate Campuses. Online teaching occurs in Courses powered by Sakai and engages students in synchronous and asynchronous learning.

Responsibilities Include: 

The ideal candidates will:

Our students represent the diverse mosaic of Southern California, with over forty percent of our student body from ethnic minority populations. Pepperdine places a high priority on sustaining a multi-culturally competent faculty and encourages applications from candidates who will enrich and contribute to diversity at Pepperdine. Pepperdine University is an independent Christian university related to the Churches of Christ, committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

Applications should include:

  1. Cover letter indicating your area of expertise/current credential(s) held, courses you are interested in teaching, and campuses in which you would like to be considered.
  2. Curriculum Vitae All materials must be submitted online at: gsepedadjunct@pepperdine.edu. All applications are submitted into an ongoing adjunct pool. You will be contacted if your qualifications meet our current openings.

All materials must be submitted online at: gsepedadjunct@pepperdine.edu

All applications are submitted into an ongoing adjunct pool. You will be contacted if your qualifications meet our current openings.

Full-Time Education Faculty Positions for Credential Programs

Applications are invited for full-time tenure-track and visiting faculty positions (open rank) at The Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) at Pepperdine University:

Responsibilities include: teaching and possibly leadership within credential programs; engaging in program curriculum mapping; teaching in blended learning environments; mentoring; fostering strong collaborations with the Seaver College Undergraduate Teacher Preparation Program and developing external partnerships. Face-to-face sessions for the teaching credential are offered through the M.A. in Teaching pathway at GSEP. The ideal candidates will:

Preference will be given to candidates who:

Our students represent the diverse mosaic of Southern California, with over forty percent of our student body from ethnic minority populations. Pepperdine places a high priority on sustaining a multi-culturally competent faculty and encourages applications from candidates who will enrich and contribute to diversity at Pepperdine. The faculty positions will involve a primary assignment to a Pepperdine graduate campus in West Los Angeles, Irvine, or Encino, California. Pepperdine University is an independent Christian university related to the Churches of Christ, committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

Candidates who are currently completing their doctoral degrees or lack a track record of scholarship will not be considered.

Application Requirements:

Applications should include:

  1. A letter that indicates teaching, philosophy and related research interests;
  2. A statement regarding the applicant's active and current participation in a community of faith
  3. A curriculum vita that includes the names of three references; and
  4. Reprints of selected publications.

Applications will be accepted until the positions have been filled. All materials must be submitted to EdFacultyPositions@pepperdine.edu , Assistant to the Associate Dean of Education.

Pepperdine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Pepperdine is religiously affiliated with the Churches of Christ. It is the purpose of Pepperdine to pursue the very highest employment and academic standards within a context which celebrates and extends the spiritual and ethical ideals of the Christian faith. While students, faculty, staff and members of the Board of Regents represent many religious backgrounds, Pepperdine reserves the right to seek, hire and promote persons who support the goals and mission of the institution, including the right to prefer co-religionists.

Professor of Global Policy Development and Advocacy

Applications are invited for full-‐time tenure-track or visiting faculty and leadership positions (open rank) at The Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) at Pepperdine University, primarily serving doctoral and master's programs in Learning Technologies, Educational Leadership, Global Leadership and Change and Organizational Leadership:

Professor of Global Policy Development and Advocacy

The ideal candidate will hold an earned Ph.D. degree with an established record of scholarship. Candidates who hold an earned Ed.D., D.B.A., J.D. or other terminal degrees degree with extensive record of scholarship and related teaching and work experience may also be considered.

The candidate for this position will have demonstrated specific content expertise and work/teaching experience in:

Preference will be given to candidates who:

Our students represent the diverse mosaic of Southern California, with over forty percent of our student body from ethnic minority populations. Pepperdine places a high priority on sustaining a multi-culturally competent faculty and encourages applications from candidates who will enrich and contribute to diversity at Pepperdine. The faculty positions will involve a primary assignment to a Pepperdine graduate campus in West Los Angeles, Irvine, or Encino, California. Pepperdine University is an independent Christian university related to the Churches of Christ, committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

Candidates who are currently completing their doctoral degrees or lack a track record of scholarship will not be considered.

Application Requirements:

Applications should include:

  1. A letter that indicates teaching, philosophy and related research interests;
  2. A statement regarding the applicant's active and current participation in a community of faith
  3. A curriculum vita that includes the names of three references; and
  4. Reprints of selected publications.

Applications will be accepted until the positions have been filled. All materials must be submitted to EdFacultyPositions@pepperdine.edu , Assistant to the Associate Dean of Education.

Pepperdine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Pepperdine is religiously affiliated with the Churches of Christ. It is the purpose of Pepperdine to pursue the very highest employment and academic standards within a context which celebrates and extends the spiritual and ethical ideals of the Christian faith. While students, faculty, staff and members of the Board of Regents represent many religious backgrounds, Pepperdine reserves the right to seek, hire and promote persons who support the goals and mission of the institution, including the right to prefer co-religionists.

Professor of Research Methods and Quantitative Data Analysis

Full-Time Faculty Positions Primarily for Doctoral Programs

Applications are invited for full-‐time tenure-track or visiting faculty and leadership positions (open rank) at The Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) at Pepperdine University, primarily serving doctoral and master's programs in Learning Technologies, Educational Leadership, Global Leadership and Change and Organizational Leadership:

Professor of Research Methods and Quantitative Data Analysis

The ideal candidate will hold an earned Ph.D. degree with an established record of scholarship. Candidates who hold an earned Ed.D., D.B.A. or other terminal degrees degree with extensive record of scholarship and related teaching and work experience may also be considered.

The candidate for this position will have demonstrated specific content expertise and work/teaching experience in:

Preference will be given to candidates who:

Our students represent the diverse mosaic of Southern California, with over forty percent of our student body from ethnic minority populations. Pepperdine places a high priority on sustaining a multi-culturally competent faculty and encourages applications from candidates who will enrich and contribute to diversity at Pepperdine. The faculty positions will involve a primary assignment to a Pepperdine graduate campus in West Los Angeles, Irvine, or Encino, California. Pepperdine University is an independent Christian university related to the Churches of Christ, committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

Candidates who are currently completing their doctoral degrees or lack a track record of scholarship will not be considered.

Application Requirements:

Applications should include:

  1. A letter that indicates teaching, philosophy and related research interests;
  2. A statement regarding the applicant's active and current participation in a community of faith
  3. A curriculum vita that includes the names of three references; and
  4. Reprints of selected publications.

Applications will be accepted until the positions have been filled. All materials must be submitted to EdFacultyPositions@pepperdine.edu , Assistant to the Associate Dean of Education.

Pepperdine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Pepperdine is religiously affiliated with the Churches of Christ. It is the purpose of Pepperdine to pursue the very highest employment and academic standards within a context which celebrates and extends the spiritual and ethical ideals of the Christian faith. While students, faculty, staff and members of the Board of Regents represent many religious backgrounds, Pepperdine reserves the right to seek, hire and promote persons who support the goals and mission of the institution, including the right to prefer co-religionists.

Professor of Education with expertise in Community College and/or Higher Education Administration

Applications are invited for full-‐time tenure-track or visiting faculty and leadership positions (open rank) at The Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) at Pepperdine University, primarily serving doctoral and master's programs in Learning Technologies, Educational Leadership, Global Leadership and Change and Organizational Leadership:

Professor of Education with expertise in Community College and/or Higher Education Administration

The ideal candidate will hold an earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. degree with emphasis in Education, Educational Leadership or Administration, or Policy. Candidates with similar terminal degrees and extensive relevant experience in higher education and community college administration and have a record of teaching and scholarship will also be considered.

The candidate for this position will have demonstrated specific content expertise and work/teaching experience in:

Preference will be given to candidates who:

Our students represent the diverse mosaic of Southern California, with over forty percent of our student body from ethnic minority populations. Pepperdine places a high priority on sustaining a multi-culturally competent faculty and encourages applications from candidates who will enrich and contribute to diversity at Pepperdine. The faculty positions will involve a primary assignment to a Pepperdine graduate campus in West Los Angeles, Irvine, or Encino, California. Pepperdine University is an independent Christian university related to the Churches of Christ, committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

Candidates who are currently completing their doctoral degrees or lack a track record of scholarship will not be considered.

Application Requirements:

Applications should include: 

  1. A letter that indicates teaching, philosophy and related research interests;
  2. A statement regarding the applicant's active and current participation in a community of faith
  3.  A curriculum vita that includes the names of three references; and
  4. Reprints of selected publications.

Applications will be accepted until the positions have been filled. All materials must be submitted to EdFacultyPositions@pepperdine.edu , Assistant to the Associate Dean of Education.

Pepperdine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Pepperdine is religiously affiliated with the Churches of Christ. It is the purpose of Pepperdine to pursue the very highest employment and academic standards within a context which celebrates and extends the spiritual and ethical ideals of the Christian faith. While students, faculty, staff and members of the Board of Regents represent many religious backgrounds, Pepperdine reserves the right to seek, hire and promote persons who support the goals and mission of the institution, including the right to prefer co-religionists.

Professor of Education with expertise in Public Policy or Political Science

Full-Time Faculty Positions Primarily for Doctoral Programs

Applications are invited for full-‐time tenure-track or visiting faculty and leadership positions (open rank) at The Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) at Pepperdine University, primarily serving doctoral and master's programs in Learning Technologies, Educational Leadership, Global Leadership and Change and Organizational Leadership:

Professor of Education with expertise in Public Policy or Political Science

The ideal candidate will hold an earned Ph.D. degree with emphasis in Public Policy, Economics, or Political Science. Candidates who hold an earned Ed.D., D.B.A., J.D. or other terminal degrees with emphasis in political science, public policy or economics and have a record of scholarship and related teaching and work experience may also be considered.

The candidate for this position will have demonstrated specific content expertise and work/teaching experience in:

Preference will be given to candidates who:

Our students represent the diverse mosaic of Southern California, with over forty percent of our student body from ethnic minority populations. Pepperdine places a high priority on sustaining a multi-culturally competent faculty and encourages applications from candidates who will enrich and contribute to diversity at Pepperdine. The faculty positions will involve a primary assignment to a Pepperdine graduate campus in West Los Angeles, Irvine, or Encino, California. Pepperdine University is an independent Christian university related to the Churches of Christ, committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

Candidates who are currently completing their doctoral degrees or lack a track record of scholarship will not be considered.

Application Requirements:

Applications should include:

  1. A letter that indicates teaching, philosophy and related research interests;
  2. A statement regarding the applicant's active and current participation in a community of faith
  3. A curriculum vita that includes the names of three references; and
  4. Reprints of selected publications.

Applications will be accepted until the positions have been filled. All materials must be submitted to EdFacultyPositions@pepperdine.edu , Assistant to the Associate Dean of Education.

Pepperdine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Pepperdine is religiously affiliated with the Churches of Christ. It is the purpose of Pepperdine to pursue the very highest employment and academic standards within a context which celebrates and extends the spiritual and ethical ideals of the Christian faith. While students, faculty, staff and members of the Board of Regents represent many religious backgrounds, Pepperdine reserves the right to seek, hire and promote persons who support the goals and mission of the institution, including the right to prefer co-religionists.

Professor of Education with expertise in Learning Technologies

Full-Time Faculty Positions Primarily for Doctoral Programs

Applications are invited for full-‐time tenure-track or visiting faculty and leadership positions (open rank) at The Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) at Pepperdine University, primarily serving doctoral and master's programs in Learning Technologies, Educational Leadership, Global Leadership and Change and Organizational Leadership:

Professor of Education with expertise in Learning Technologies

The ideal candidate will hold an earned Ph.D. degree with a focus on Learning Technologies degree with an established record of scholarship. Candidates who hold an earned Ed.D. or other terminal degrees degree with a robust record of scholarship and related teaching and work experience may also be considered.

The ideal candidate for this position will have demonstrated specific content expertise and work/teaching experience in:

Full-Time Faculty Positions Primarily for Doctoral Programs

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