Dean of the School of Education

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Wisconsin

Date Posted May 5, 2014
Type Administrative
Employment Type Full-time

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Dean of the School of Education


The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Education (SOE). The SOE's central vision is to become a premier urban school of education, recognized for its diversity, and known for excellence in teaching, learning, and research. SOE houses five departments (Administrative Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Policy and Community Studies, Educational Psychology, and Exceptional Education). The School offers undergraduate, masters', and doctoral degree programs, as well as certifications in more than 30 program areas. With over 70 tenure track faculty, the School serves approximately 2,500 students. For more information about the SOE, please visit

UWM seeks candidates with a strong record of professional accomplishment, commitment to excellence in both research and teaching, and outstanding management and leadership skills. The Dean must be a person of the highest integrity and an educational leader.

The successful candidate will have the following professional qualities and qualifications:

  • Professional and scholarly achievement sufficient to be tenured as a full professor in a department within the School of Education.
  • Demonstrated experience working with a wide range of disciplines and degree programs at graduate and undergraduate levels, including professionally accredited and licensure programs.
  • Multiple years of experience in budgeting, including resource management and allocation.
  • Successful record of integrating research, teaching, and service within an organizational structure as part of a balanced educational program.

Detailed descriptions of the position, the SOE, UWM, and the City of Milwaukee are available at:

The Committee will accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. Initial screening of applications will begin July 26, 2014, and continue until an appointment is made. For best consideration, applications must be received on or before July 25, 2014. Applications received after this date may not receive consideration.

The Chair of the Search and Screen Committee welcomes all inquiries and nominations via email

Nominations should include a nominee's name, position, email and telephone number. Application materials must include a cover letter, a complete resume, and contact information for at least five references, uploaded through UWM's Applicant Information Management System (AIMS):

In accordance with Wisconsin's Open Records Law, requests for confidentiality by nominees and applicants will be honored, except that names and titles of the finalists must be disclosed.

UWM is an AA/EOE employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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