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Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences

Dean of International Programs

Pepperdine University’s Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences invites nominations, expressions of interest, and applications for the position of Dean/Director of International Programs. Reporting to the Dean of Seaver College, the Dean/Director of International Programs leads and manages all aspects of the college’s international programs, including the operation of multiple international campus sites. Individuals interested in learning more or applying for the position are strongly encouraged to review the full announcement and position prospectus. The prospectus provides an overview of the position, details the position’s primary responsibilities, articulates the opportunities and challenges of the appointment, lists the desired qualities and characteristics of the next dean, and identifies the required and preferred qualifications.

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications in mid-September and continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. Nomination letters should include the name, position, address, e-mail, and telephone number of the nominee. All applications and nominations will be handled in confidence.

Applicants must submit: 

  • A letter of application that details relevant experience and interest in the position. The letter also should address the applicant’s consistent pattern of support for generally accepted Christian values and the mission of Pepperdine University, and describe the applicant’s active participation in a community of faith.
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae
  • A statement that addresses the responsibilities of the position; articulates the applicant’s vision for academics, student learning, and program success in International Programs; and addresses the role of the University and college’s Christian missions in an international program environment
  • The names and contact information of three references

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/111217. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. A background check will be required in advance of the appointment.

Confidential inquiries or questions should be addressed to Michael Feltner, Dean, Seaver College at michael.feltner@pepperdine.edu.


Pepperdine University is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law. Pepperdine is religiously affiliated with the Churches of Christ. It is the purpose of Pepperdine to pursue the very highest employment and academic standards within a context that celebrates and extends the spiritual and ethical ideals of the Christian faith. While students, faculty, staff and members of the Board of Regents represent many religious backgrounds, Pepperdine reserves the right to seek, hire, and promote persons who support the goals and mission of the institution, including the right to prefer co-religionists who are active members in a Church of Christ congregation.