Assistant Dean and Professor of Education

The Templar School of Education at Johnson University invites applications for the full-time position of Assistant Dean and Professor of Education on the Florida (Kissimmee) campus beginning Fall 2019. Successful candidates must possess an earned doctorate in education or related field of study, a strong record in teaching reflecting academic excellence, a record of successful academic leadership and management, and a commitment to Johnson University’s mission, core values, and statement of faith.

Job Summary

The Assistant Dean is the chief academic officer of the Templar School of Education on the JUFL campus who meaningfully advances the mission of the University with responsibility for administrative oversight, resource allocation, delivery of instructional programs, scholarly activity, strategic planning, and liaison with the university community. The Assistant Dean reports directly to the Dean of Templar School of Education.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities


  • Prepare annual school report.
  • Conduct annual departmental reviews.
  • Oversee school faculty and other administrative/personnel recruitment and appointments.
  • Promote interdisciplinary and inter-school collaboration, cooperation, and scholarly activity.
  • Serve on university committees as requested by the Provost and/or President.
  • Promote the visibility of the school among its diverse constituencies.
  • Facilitate school marketing and recruitment in cooperation with other College offices.
  • Serve on the Academic Council.
  • Meet with the Dean, Provost, and President when scheduled.
  • Respond to complaints from students, staff, faculty, and others.
  • Travel as needed to state, regional, and national meetings and conferences to conduct university business and to keep abreast of educational developments.
  • Serve as the contact person with the Florida Department of Education.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.


  • Formulate annual school budget requests and reports.
  • Prepare, recommend, and administer the budget for the school.
  • Approve school requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.


  • Recommend faculty selection.
  • Evaluate faculty according to University policy.
  • Encourage faculty development through on-going educational growth and professional involvement and activity.
  • Hear cases of student grievance.
  • Schedule and chair meetings of school faculty.
  • Review student evaluations of full-time and adjunct faculty assigned to the Templar School of Education, and provide appropriate recommendations regarding feedback received from students.


  • Teach 3/4 load (18 credit hours per year) of classes.
  • Direct the evaluation of instruction for program efficiency, delivery, and performance measures.
  • Collaborate with other instructional divisions regarding program improvement, new program development, and curriculum revision and assessment.
  • Develop goals and objectives for the school and its programs and work with the assessment coordinator in the assessment of those goals and objectives.
  • Ensure exemplary educational objectives are considered and evaluated through the unit planning process.
  • Oversee the scheduling of classes for the school for each term.
  • Evaluate transfer credit for education courses.

Application Process

Initial application

The following materials should be emailed to [email protected]:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Names and contact information for three professional references

Documents required for semi-finalist candidates:

  • Official Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Transcripts
  • Evidence of experience and excellence in teaching. (Student evaluations, letter of recommendation, etc.)
  • A signed Statement of Faith.

Questions: Contact Dr. Roy Miller, Dean of the Templar School of Education ([email protected]).

Review of applications will begin November 1 and will close February 28, 2020.