Dean of the College of Education and Human Development


DEPARTMENT: College of Education and Human Development

The University of New Orleans is seeking applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Education and Human Development. The University of New Orleans is a member of the University of Louisiana System and has for more than 50 years been one of the city's most valuable public resources, having provided affordable and accessible college education to the growing middle class of one of America's most interesting and dynamic cities. The University of New Orleans is the urban research university in the University of Louisiana System.

The College of Education and Human Development currently has three departments that offer these degree programs:

Human Performance and Health Promotion (B.S.), Early Childhood Education - Grades PK-3 (B.S.), Elementary Education - Grades 1-5 (B.S.), Elementary Education - Integrated/Merged option (B.S.), Secondary Education - Grades 6-12 (B.S.), Curriculum and Instruction (M.A.T., M.Ed., Ph.D.), Counselor Education (M.Ed., Ph.D.), Educational Administration (Ph.D.), Educational Leadership (M.Ed.), Special Education (M.A.T., M.Ed., Ph.D.)

The college faces challenges and opportunities from being located in a city and state with the most innovational and diverse public/private school system in the nation.

The dean of the college will report to the university Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs.


Oversee the accreditation and certification process associated with health-related and education programs; Provide leadership in the management of the college including the recruitment, supervision, evaluation, appointment and retention of staff and faculty; Establish, nurture, and maintain a college presence within the regional educational and human development communities; Provide leadership in administrative, educational program, and pedagogical innovation; Oversee the assessment of the college's academic programs;Develop and manage the college's budget.


An earned doctorate in an appropriate discipline from an accredited college or university; A combination of  teaching, research, service, and/or clinical expertise commensurate with appointment at the rank of full professor and membership on the graduate faculty; Effective interpersonal skills and highly proficient oral and written communications skills; Demonstrated ability to innovate and lead; A clear history of successful administrative abilities; Experience with the accreditation processes of health-related and education programs.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The Search Committee invites applications (letter of interest, resume, and contact information for at least three professional references) submitted in electronic format only to:

                Donna Welch, Assistant Dean

                College of Education and Human Development


DATE POSTED: February 6, 2013

CLOSING DATE: Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.


The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.