Dean, Seton Hall School of Law | Newark, NJ

Seton Hall University invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Law.  More information about the search, including the full-length position description, can be found online at

Inquiries, Nominations, and Applications:  Seton Hall has retained the services of Dr. Josh Ward at the executive search firm Korn Ferry.  Applicants should submit (in two separate PDFs) an up-to-date and detailed curriculum vitae and a letter of interest (3-4 pages) describing why you are interested in the role of Dean of the Law School at Seton Hall, why you would be successful based on your professional experience, and why now is a good time for you to consider this opportunity.  All inquiries, nominations, or applications (the two requested documents above) should be sent directly to Dr. Josh Ward at [email protected] or via phone at (405) 640-3994.

Josh Ward, PhD, MPhil
Senior Client Partner and Leader, Legal Education Practice
Education | Academic Medicine | Healthcare
Korn Ferry

For priority consideration, please submit all application materials by July 1, 2023.  It is anticipated that the next Dean will take up the position by January 1, 2024. However, the exact start date is negotiable to fit the individual circumstances of the successful candidate.

Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action. It honors diversity and respects the religious commitments of all employees. In turn, its employees respect Catholic beliefs and values, and they support its mission as a Catholic institution of higher education.  Seton Hall requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to exemptions for religious beliefs or health conditions. Therefore, employees are required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccinations or declare an exemption due to medical or religious reasons.  Employment is contingent upon satisfactory criminal and other relevant background investigations. The determination of satisfactory is at the sole discretion of Seton Hall University. If special accommodations are needed to apply for a position, please contact the Department of Human Resources at (973) 761-9177.