Biola University invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Rosemead School of Psychology. The Dean of the Rosemead School of Psychology is a visionary leader responsible for the overall leadership, administration, and operations of the School. The Dean reports directly to the Provost and has primary responsibility for the school’s academic programs, faculty and staff, student learning, specialized accreditation, strategic planning, and school initiatives, in support of the broader Biola University mission.
Biola is classified as a Doctoral/Research University — a selective, private, highly residential, not-for-profit, four-year institution with high undergraduate enrollment, and a graduate profile classified as doctoral, professional dominant. Biola University offers more than 150 academic programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral level. With an outstanding faculty, the university has distinguished itself in scholarship and academic excellence.
Biola’s campus rests on the border of Orange and Los Angeles counties, just minutes from all that Southern California has to offer — including entertainment, cultural riches and a wealth of internship and career opportunities. As one of the largest and most diverse metropolitan areas in the world, Southern California is also brimming with ministry and career potential.
The ideal Dean candidate will be a talented leader comfortable with the demands of a rigorous academic leadership setting. S/He will care deeply about not only stewarding and enhancing academic excellence, but also student spiritual development, cultivating and nurturing the integration of faith and learning throughout the Rosemead School of Psychology. Biola’s commitment to the integration of faith and learning requires that the new Dean demonstrates a mature Christian faith which aligns with Biola University’s mission, vision, and core values and is in agreement with the University’s doctrinal statement.