Dean of the Richard J. Bolte School of Business

Aug 01, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



The Mount St. Mary's University community seeks a Dean of the Richard J. Bolte School of Business to provide innovative programmatic development, student-centered, collaborative and visionary leadership, and external relationship building.

Mount St. Mary's University (MSMU) is a comprehensive, coeducational, Catholic institution dedicated to liberal learning in the pursuit of truth. The second oldest Catholic university in the country, MSMU describes itself as "Catholic in a contemporary way" and welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds. Located in Emmitsburg, Maryland, MSMU serves more than 2,000 diverse undergraduate and graduate students at its two locations (Emmitsburg and Frederick, MD), promoting a holistic approach to the student experience and learning. MSMU, particularly its 120 dedicated full-time faculty, fosters an intimate and student-centered community. MSMU prides itself on a student to teacher ratio of 13:1 and that 52% of classes have fewer than 20 students.

The Bolte School of Business builds innovative education programs, advances knowledge through quality scholarship, promotes responsible business practices, and develops future leaders who are ethical decision-makers and effective problem-solvers. Combining a strong liberal arts education with solid career preparation and programmatic offerings, the Bolte School seeks to transform individuals and their communities with ethical decision-making and a spirit of service.

The Bolte School of Business offers undergraduate majors in Accounting, Business, Economics, Forensic Accounting, and Sport Management, as well as the Philosophy, Political Science and Economics (PPE) major in collaboration with the College of Liberal Arts. Master's degrees, with classes in both Emmitsburg and Frederick, are offered in Business Administration, Health Administration, and Sport Management. The School also offers an adult undergraduate BS in Business and several graduate certificate programs at the Frederick campus, and provides a specialized program for Veterans transitioning to work in the acquisition career field. The School is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

The successful candidate will be the principal champion for innovative vision, leadership, and strategic direction for the School's academic programs. Other key qualifications include: a record of successful leadership in higher education administration and/or other professional settings; experience engaging the business and governmental community to develop mutually beneficial partnerships; data-driven and collaborative servant leadership; and a strong commitment to the university's mission, vision, values, and Catholic identity. An advanced degree in a business-related field is required, with a terminal degree preferred.

The review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, materials are due by September 15, 2017. Prior to submitting application materials, please review the profile at

Mount St. Mary's University is being assisted with this search by RH Perry & Associates. All communications are to be directed in confidence to: Mr. Matthew Kilcoyne, Managing Partner at (202) 253-9846, Dr. Sue DeWine, Senior Consultant at (812) 701-8892, or to