Dean of the School of Business
St. John Fisher College, an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition located in Rochester, New York, seeks a dynamic, strategic leader to serve as the new Dean of the School of Business. The position is available beginning July 1, 2021.
Founded in 1948, St. John Fisher College (Fisher) is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the northeast and has a rich history of academic excellence and an outstanding reputation for its commitment to a student-centered educational environment that promotes learning and discovery. The educational philosophy of the founding Basilian Fathers, whose motto, “Teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge,” reflects Fisher’s traditions and values today.
The next Dean will be an innovative and collaborative leader who is effective in building productive relationships on campus and off. Within the School of Business the next Dean will have the opportunity unite faculty, students, staff, alumni, and friends of the School in pursuit of a renewed shared vision for the future. At the same time, the next Dean will also pursue ways to increase enrollment and improve the quality of the student experience. Beyond the School the next Dean will establish and maintain relationships with external stakeholders, while strengthening the visibility of the academic programs. Finally, the next Dean will serve as a colleague to fellow Deans and as an advisor to the Provost in academic affairs leadership.
Application and Nomination Procedure
The search is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. For additional information about this opportunity, please review the position profile, which includes a full list of required and desired characteristics as well as the leadership agenda for the new dean, at www.academicsearch.org under the “Open Searches” tab.
Application materials should include a cover letter addressing the leadership agenda and qualifications/characteristics listed in the position profile, a current, long-form resume or curriculum vita (showing relevant administrative responsibilities and accomplishments) and the names, phone numbers and addresses of at least five professional references, with an indication of the candidate’s relationship to each reference. References will not be contacted until a later stage in the search, and only with the candidate’s foreknowledge. Nominations and application materials should be sent to SJFCDOB@academicsearch.org.
To arrange a confidential conversation about this position please contact the senior consultants managing the search, Dr. Scott Flanagan at email@example.com or Dr. Eric Richtmyer at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at 202-332-4049. The position is open until filled, but only applications received by November 30, 2020 can be assured full consideration.