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Dean of the School of Business

Company:
Heidelberg University
Job Location:
Tiffin, Ohio
Category:
Business Deans

Founded in 1850, Heidelberg University was started by members of the German Reformed Church to serve German immigrants in the region. The campus is as unique and honored as its nationally recognized academic programs. The collage of historic and contemporary architectural styles on the tree-lined campus reflects the diversity of students, faculty, and staff who value a strong liberal arts education coupled with unique professional development opportunities. This private university located in Tiffin, Ohio, is 55 miles southeast of Toledo and within 2 hours driving time of Cleveland and Columbus. 

Reporting to the vice president of academic affairs & provost, The Dean of the School of Business provides leadership and direction for all aspects of the School’s academic programs, financial affairs, and human resources through administration and external outreach with additional responsibilities focused on teaching and scholarship. The dean of the School of Business leads the faculty and staff in a participatory governance environment in accordance with the mission of the institution. The dean serves as the chief academic officer of the School of Business and is responsible for both its long-term strategic goals and all day-to-day activities. The dean works collaboratively with the administration and faculty to further the mission of the School of Business. The anticipated start date for the position is January 2023.

The successful candidate must possess a doctorate or terminal degree in a related academic area, current rank at associate or full professor in an academic discipline represented by the School, and two or more years of experience in a leadership position within an academic department. Preferred qualifications include experience with assessment and knowledge of ACBSP accreditation requirements and procedures, and a distinguished record of achievement as a faculty member in research, training, and service.

Strong candidates for the position will possess: the ability to set and advocate sound, strategic academic priorities that support student success for leading to a life of purpose with distinction; demonstrate excellent, relevant, interpersonal, written and verbal communication and problem-solving skills; an established management style that builds confidence, promotes teamwork, enhances creativity and motivation, and builds consensus; ability to demonstrate respect for others while building trust and rapport across departments; strong budget and management skills; and the ability to form relationships with internal and external partners to advance the mission and vision of the University.

The review of applications will begin on August 15, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Laura Puckett-Boler at lpb@spelmanjohnson.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895 or email info@spelmanjohnson.com.

Visit the Heidelberg University website at heidelberg.edu

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