Dean of the School of Business
Application deadline: April 20, 2023
Senior Consultant: Kate Nolde
Associate Consultant: Marcie Mikolay
SUNY Geneseo, a forward-looking, selective public liberal arts college with a rich tradition of academic excellence, seeks an experienced academic leader to serve as the Dean of the School of Business. The Dean of the School of Business is a direct report to the new Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and participates in the Provost’s Leadership Team for the successful development of academic policy and the maintenance of academic quality in the School of Business.
- Doctoral degree in business or a related field, most preferably from an AACSB accredited institution of higher education
- A record of scholarship, teaching, and service accomplishments that would warrant a tenured full professor appointment in the School of Business
- A record of effective academic administrative experience and successful collaboration with external partners
- Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive working/teaching environment.’
- Demonstrated experience with institutional or disciplinary accreditation processes.
Desired Skills & Attributes:
- Commitment to consensus-building and transparent and collaborative leadership and communication style
- Experience with strategically developing new learning opportunities including a mix of for-credit academic experiences (e.g., degree or certificate programs, micro-credentials, and course offerings) and non-credit administrative programs (e.g., alumni programming, community outreach and engagement, professional development for community or corporate partners)
- Demonstrated passion for student success and the student experience.
- Experience with enrollment management and growing enrollment.
- Visible and accessible faculty leader.
- Experience evaluating and reshaping curriculum to meet current and future student learning needs.
- Ability to develop community relationships and new funding sources.
- Ability to lead the Business Advisory Council to the School in ways that enhance programming, career opportunities, and funding.
- Bias for action and a record of setting and surpassing goals.
- Excellent listener, strategic thinker, and problem solver.
- Experience with AACSB policies, standards and the accreditations process.
- An appreciation for all disciplines represented within the School of Business and a demonstrated commitment to liberal learning, and ability to situate professional education in the context of the College’s liberal arts mission.
- Demonstrated commitment to working within a shared governance environment.
- Experience teaching and/or leading in a union environment.
For the full list of required and desired qualifications, application materials required, and more information about the position, College, and University, find the profile for the position at https://academicsearch.org/open-searches-public/.
Nominators are encouraged to send a letter of nomination and, if possible, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, to GeneseoDean@academicsearch.org. All nominations are confidential. Although the search remains open until the position is filled, for full consideration by the Search Committee, applications should be submitted by April 20, 2023. The preferred start date is Summer 2023.
Academic Search is assisting the SUNY Geneseo School of Business Dean Search Committee in this process. All inquiries, nominations, and applications will be held in the strictest confidence. To learn more about this opportunity, nominators, nominees, and applicants may schedule an appointment with Academic Search Senior Consultant Kate Nolde or write her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNY Geneseo is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction.