Working at Cal Lutheran

Cal Lutheran is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of CLU to apply.

Faculty Position (exempt)

Position Title
School of Management
Basic Function
California Lutheran University (CLU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Management. The Dean is one of three reporting to the Provost, along with the deans of the College of Arts and Sciences and of the Graduate School of Education.

Located in the beautiful community of Thousand Oaks, halfway between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara and 15 miles from the coast, CLU is a growing comprehensive university serving 2,800 undergraduate and 1,400 graduate students. About 600 undergraduates and 750 graduate students, including more than 200 international students, are in the School of Management. CLU provides a challenging academic environment in support of its mission to educate leaders for a global society. Contributing to this vibrant atmosphere for purposeful learning are a distinguished faculty, a talented and diverse student body, an engaging environment that fosters individual growth and academic excellence, values-centered education, community involvement, individualized attention, experiential approach to teaching, and access to dynamic organizations in the pharmaceutical, technology and financial services industries.

As one of CLU’s three principal academic units, the School of Management offers programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels. These include undergraduate majors in accounting, business administration, and economics; master’s degrees in computer science, economics, public policy and administration, and information systems; four MBA programs; post-master’s certificate programs; and adult undergraduate degree programs in accounting, business management, and organizational leadership. In addition to programs offered on the main campus, some programs are offered fully on-line and at campus centers in Oxnard and Woodland Hills, as well as in Graz, Austria.

CLU is one of 26 universities and colleges affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. For more information, please visit A complete search profile with information about California Lutheran University and the desired attributes for the Dean may be found at in the “Current Searches” Section.
Application Procedure

Review of nominations and applications will begin immediately, and nominations and expressions of interest will be welcomed until an appointment is made. The appointee is expected to take office in July 2013. Applications received by Oct. 31, 2012, will be assured of full consideration; these should include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and names of five professional references with e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. All submissions will be treated in confidence and should be sent electronically (MS Word format preferred) to:

The search committee is assisted by:

Dr. R. Stanton Hales, Senior Consultant
Academic Search, Inc. 707-545-2203

California Lutheran University is an equal opportunity employer.

California Lutheran University is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.

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