The Office of Dean is entrusted with the oversight and discipline of a College. Upon election to the office, the Dean is authorized to guard the faith, order, liturgy, doctrine, and discipline of the Church. The Dean exercises oversight and support of the College in its mission of reaching the world for Jesus Christ and serving the world after the example of Jesus. The Dean is responsible for ordaining and licensing approved Candidates in their College. The Dean must be an Ordained Person serving in a local church.