Academic Openings

Current open Staff positions can be found at: Staff Positions

We invite applications for the following open faculty positions.

  1. Dean of Creative Arts and Business - Winter 2018

1. Dean of Creative Arts and Business

John Paul the Great Catholic University (JPCatholic) is seeking a visionary leader for the School of Creative Arts & Business. The candidate will understand the transforming impact of the Arts on our culture and will have the desire to create premier academic programs, and to attract extraordinary faculty to form students to impact culture for Christ. You will have the opportunity to help us continue to build our academic programs in communications media, film, journalism, animation, acting, game art and design, and creative entrepreneurship. You will interact directly with students through teaching and influence the direction of the organization by working with faculty and administration.


  • Passionate commitment to JPCatholic's mission
  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline (PhD, MBA, MFA, JD)
  • Significant (10+ years) industry experience in the Creative Arts - including Design.
  • Keen interest in leadership, management, teaching and student success.
  • Committed and practicing Catholic

JPCatholic is a lay run Roman Catholic institution with a primary focus on shaping future creators and innovators, leaders and entrepreneurs within a faith-filled Catholic campus environment. Our faculty and staff passionately support the mission and vision of the University; they transmit that passion to our students, and seek to Impact Culture for Christ. Our students have the opportunity to acquire a deep and personal knowledge of Jesus Christ. Catholic ethical, moral, and social values provide a guiding compass for everything we do. Our academic vision is to create a extraordinary university for students through degree programs in communications media, business, and theology.

Application Process
Send your resume/CV and a cover letter to Anna Velasco, Director of HR, at or to: 220 W. Grand Ave, Escondido, CA 92025. In your cover letter, you should explicitly detail how you will support the mission of the University, why you are well suited for the position, and explain your competence and commitment. Your resume should detail your professional experience as it matches the position requirements described above. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interviews and hiring dates are budget and student enrollment dependent. Please carefully read and understand our expectations with respect to fidelity to and respect for the teachings of the Catholic Church here.

JPCatholic is committed to creating an atmosphere that values human diversity. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded to all individuals with respect to compensation and privileges of employment, benefits, and separation, as well as all other terms and conditions of employment.