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Successful Candidate

The successful candidate will demonstrate

  • evidence of commitment to values of diversity and inclusion and support for the broad principles associated with the UTEP access and excellence mission;
  • skill in working with a variety of educational constituencies, including K-12 teachers, professionals and leaders;
  • success in positions of administrative leadership in academic settings, including working across colleges and disciplines, developing and managing budgets and strategic planning;
  • understanding of the issues related to faculty hiring and retention, and tenure and promotion processes;
  • experience in securing external funding;
  • knowledge of the key issues and challenges facing Colleges of Education and K-16 education nationally;
  • academic and professional qualifications commensurate with appointment at the rank of full professor in the College.

Preferred Qualifications

  • experience with and understanding of the challenges involved in leading a substantial university-based educator preparation program;
  • awareness of curriculum development, program assessment, accreditation and educator credentialing;
  • ability to communicate effectively in Spanish.



To apply, applicants must submit a letter of interest, a CV, and a list of five professional references. No references will be contacted without prior notification to the candidate.

COE Nomination Form

Application queries should be sent to:
Dr. Charles Ambler
Search Committee Chair

To apply, please visit:

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 27th, 2017, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, The University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all.

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity in employment or the provision of services. Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation information, applicants may contact UTEP's Equal Opportunity Office at