Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, a public four‐year comprehensive institution, invites nominations and applications for an academic leadership position: Dean, College of Business.
Reporting to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean will serve as the chief academic officer of the College of Business. The Dean will be responsible for enhancing and invigorating the academic programs, inspiring faculty, staff, and students, and creating synergy among the disciplines. The Dean will also work with faculty to articulate a shared vision of excellence within the college with a focus on innovative program development that supports the University’s overall strategic priorities. The Dean will be expected to further the mission of the University by expanding resources; strengthening regional, national, and global connections; and building collaborations both within the college and across the University. A distinguished record of scholarship, teaching and service, progressive leadership experience, and an earned doctorate from an accredited institution in a discipline with appropriate credentials for tenure is required.
Accredited by AACSB, the College of Business (COB) is housed in Sutliff Hall, a newly renovated state-of-the-art facility featuring high-tech classrooms, the Benner-Hudock Center for Financial Analysis, and the Zeigler Institute for Professional Development. The COB serves close to 2,000 students, offering both graduate and undergraduate programs in four academic departments.
The successful COB dean candidate will demonstrate a commitment to the education and training of future business leaders and an entrepreneurial spirit coupled with experience in the development and leadership of game-changing initiatives. Soon after appointment, the Dean will lead the search for a newly approved Assistant Dean position in the College of Business.
Ranked among the top universities in the northeast, Bloomsburg University has a rich history of academic excellence and an outstanding reputation for its commitment to serving students in a close-knit and supportive environment that promotes learning and discovery. BU currently enrolls over 9,200 undergraduate students and approximately 700 graduate students in the Colleges of Business, Education, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology. Located on an attractive 282 acre campus in the picturesque and vibrant community of Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, the University maintains an ongoing program of continuous campus renovation and renewal. Additional information about the University is available at: www.bloomu.edu.
Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Review of credentials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a cover letter which addresses the expectations (qualifications) listed in the advertisement and the names of five references (who will not be contacted without prior approval) by Monday, January 5, 2015. These materials should be sent electronically to Bloomsburg University’s consultants, Jane Courson and Alice Miller at: BloomsburgDeanCOB@wittkieffer.com. The consultants may be reached by telephone via Cara Drew at 781-564-2626. Finalist(s) for this position must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO Employer.