Interim Dean of Education at Cambridge College

Working closely with the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Interim Dean will provide program review, assessment and recommendations while providing vision, leadership, and dedication to quality higher education. Specific focus will be placed on maintaining accreditation with external regulators and providing recommendations to senior leadership for the direction for the school.

Cambridge College is private, non-profit college. Serving approximately 1000 students, the School of Education, the largest of the three schools, employs:

  • 1 Department Head
  • 7 part time Program Coordinators
  • 3 full time faculty
  • 150 part time faculty

This is a full-time Senior Level Administrator position, and the person appointed to this position will be a member of the Deans’ Council Team. The position reports to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs of Cambridge College.


  • Doctorate in Education, Social Sciences, Humanities, or Sciences
  • Must have served as Dean of Education in a College, University or Community College
  • Administrative experience in higher education; preferably in teacher education
  • Credentials to hold academic rank of associate or full professor
  • Experience with graduate programs and curriculum development
  • Experience in managing people in complex organizational settings
  • Experience with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
  • Experience with strategic planning, program assessment, and accreditation
  • Credentials to teach graduate courses in the School of Education
  • Experience working with diverse populations and first generation students
  • Ability to effectively communicate the mission and values of Cambridge College  to external audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively on a team and collaborate with a diverse population

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Please email or call me with any nominations or questions. If you find yourself interested in this position, follow the application instructions provided.

On behalf of the Selection Committee, thank you for your consideration and time.

Best regards,

--- Valerie Woodruff
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Posted on June 13, 2017