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Oklahoma City University seeks Dean of the School of Law
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Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

The Position:
The Dean who will serve as the chief academic officer and chief administrator of the School of Law, will report to the President and work collaboratively with the Provost. The Dean will ensure the school’s commitment to providing a high-quality education for all students that prepares them for being effective, ethical, and competent legal practitioners. The Dean will be responsible for overseeing the academic programs of the school to assure the programs meet requirements of the board of trustees, the president, and accrediting and membership entities.
The Dean will oversee program review and ongoing assessment of all academic and support programs in the School of Law; will be responsible for assuring the School of Law is efficiently administering its academic and administrative programs and committees; and will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with important stakeholders.  A priority for the Dean is to maintain a presence in local, state, national and international legal/education communities.  The Dean will represent the School of Law and the university in public speaking opportunities to further enhance the reputation of the university and the School of Law.

School of Law

Situated in the state capital, the OCU School of Law operates in a renovated historic building located in downtown Oklahoma City. The downtown location is enhanced by its proximity to numerous government agencies, law firms and service organizations and provides broad networking opportunities, internships, volunteer programs and entertainment, all within walking distance from the School of Law. 
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About Oklahoma City University

Established in 1904, Oklahoma City University (OCU) is a coeducational, urban, private university which occupies 104 park-like acres in the heart of Oklahoma City. The university is affiliated with The United Methodist Church and offers a wide variety of degrees in liberal arts, performing arts, health sciences, and business, with 59 undergraduate majors and 27 graduate programs, including a J.D. degree through the Oklahoma City University School of Law. OCU enrolls 1,362 undergraduate students and 1,188 graduate students from 45 states and 37 countries. To learn more,

To Apply
Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; parties who apply before or by February 21, 2023, will be given first consideration. Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae/resume and a letter of interest.

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Oklahoma City University pledges to recruit, select, and promote diversity by providing equality of opportunity in higher education for all current and prospective students, faculty, and staff with respect to hiring, continuation, promotion and tenure, and applications for admission or employment, without discrimination or segregation based on sex (gender), race, age, ancestry, color, disability, genetic history, national origin, marital status, medical condition, religious creed, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, parenting status, status as a veteran, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

Institution: Oklahoma City University
This is a full time position

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