Search Announcement: Dean of Graduate School of Education - 2014

November 13, 2014

The University of California, Berkeley, invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean, Graduate School of Education. The appointment will be effective July 1, 2015.

The Graduate School of Education is one of the nation’s top schools of education, combining excellence in scholarship and professional training to prepare future leaders of education research, policy and practice.  As a public school of education in a world-class research university, the School is committed to bringing high-quality scholarship and professional preparation to bear on improving the learning, achievement, and quality of life for all students.  With 33 Senate faculty, over 650 students, 95 staff, and an operating budget of $11.6 million in 2014–15, the School offers a diverse range of degree and credential programs, research centers, academic projects, leadership development programs, and school and community outreach initiatives.  For information about the Graduate School of Education, see 

The dean will be expected to provide the School with academic, intellectual and administrative leadership, helping it to develop and advance its vision for the future in research, teaching, and public service. In addition, the dean will have responsibilities for fundraising and for building strong relationships with alumni and external partners.  Candidates must be qualified for appointment at the tenured rank of Professor.  Applications are warmly welcomed from individuals whose experience has prepared them to make strong contributions to advancing the campus mission of diversity and inclusion.

We are eager to receive nominations (with complete contact information for the nominated individual) by

December 15, 2014.  An individual need not be nominated in order to apply; the search committee welcomes applications from all interested individuals.  

To be considered as candidates, nominees and applicants must submit brief statements of interest and curriculum vitae by the closing date of January 23, 2015. The Search Committee will contact nominees to invite their submission of these materials.  Applications and nominations can be sent to:


Chair, Graduate School of Education Dean Search Committee

University of California, Berkeley

109 California Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720-1500

Applications may also be submitted directly to

This position is a sensitive position and is subject to a criminal background check. Questions may be referred to Carolyn Capps at (510) 642-6474  All nominations and applications will be kept confidential.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: