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Education and Human Services (Abilene)

- Dr. Robert Rhodes, Provost

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City:  Abilene

State:  Texas

Postal Code:  79699


Employment Available: Dean, College of Education and Human Services




ACU is accepting applications for dean of its College of Education and Human Services. The college provides nationally accredited training programs grounded in current research and informed practice related to the educational and service needs of individuals across the lifespan. The college comprises five academic units: the School of Social Work, the Department of Teacher Education, the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition, and the Department of Occupational Therapy. Strong candidates will have a commitment to the mission, values and goals of the university. They will have an appreciation and understanding of the nature and role of Christian higher education and the relationship between learning, scholarship and faith. Applicants must have an earned doctorate; a record of excellence in teaching and research as a tenured associate or full professor; service as an exemplary teacher, mentor and advisor of university students; experience in academic administration including evidence of exceptional leadership in progressively responsible positions; experience with the processes and demands of secondary accreditation; experience as a practitioner in a discipline of the college or a related field; ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff and administrators within a department, college and university; knowledge of and experience with the interdisciplinary nature of the departments of the college and the communities they serve; and willingness and ability to work effectively with university development in fundraising. Information about the college is available at acu.edu/cehs.


ACU is affiliated with the fellowship of the Churches of Christ. All applicants must be professing Christians and be active, faithful members of a congregation of the Churches of Christ and deeply committed to service in Christian higher education. The mission of ACU is to educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world.


Abilene Christian does not unlawfully discriminate in employment opportunities.


Dr. Robert Rhodes, Provost, ACU Box 29103, Abilene, Texas 79699-9103

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Dr. Robert Rhodes, Provost
ACU Box 29103
Abilene, TX