The State University of New York at Fredonia seeks nominations and applications for a strategic and entrepreneurial leader to serve as Dean of the School of Business and provide oversight for the School’s AACSB-accredited programs in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Management, Marketing and Public Accountancy. The Dean will also provide oversight for the School’s programs in Sport Management, Music Industry, and Economics. The start date is negotiable, but ideally the Dean will begin by January 2023.
SUNY Fredonia is a comprehensive, selective, public, residential, liberal arts university located in beautiful Western New York, just minutes from Lake Erie. It is in the midst of a transformation, with a focus on self-examination and reimagination. Therefore, the Dean of the School of Music will help the institution navigate the shifting landscape of higher education and chart new territory by exploring new ideas and approaches.
Fredonia is in the midst of a transformation, with a focus on self-examination and reimagination. Therefore, the Dean of the School of Business will help the institution navigate the shifting landscape of higher education and chart new territory by experimenting with new ideas and approaches.
Reporting to the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Dean of the School of Business serves as an advocate for the School’s 49 faculty and staff, and 600 students. The Dean will create and lead the strategies to grow the School’s enrollment, strengthen retention, promote fundraising and alumni relations, increase external engagements and advance the work that’s been done at the Technology Incubator. The Business Dean will join the productive and collaborative Dean’s Council and will work collaboratively with the Provost, the Provost’s Council, and members of executive leadership to provide leadership and structure to the School.
See https://www.fredonia.edu/academics/colleges-schools/school-business/business/programs-school-business for information about the departments (Business Administration, Economics, and Applied Professional Programs) and their programs.
Among the required qualifications are an earned doctorate from an accredited institution and a record of teaching and scholarly excellence appropriate for appointment as professor with tenure in a discipline within the School of Business; experience in academic administration, minimally at the level of Department Chair; experience with AACSB and regional accreditation; and a demonstrated commitment to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. For other required and preferred qualifications, see the full profile on this site.
Fredonia is partnering with Academic Search in recruitment for this position. Complete applications received by October 31, 2022 will be given full consideration.
Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest must be submitted electronically, in confidence, to FredoniaMusicDean@academicsearch.org.
Confidential nominations should provide the name, title, institution, and contact information (email address and phone) of a person whom Academic Search should contact.
Confidential discussions about this opportunity are welcome: prospective candidates and nominators may email the Senior Consultants Dr. Maria Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Cynthia M. Patterson (Cynthia.email@example.com).
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