Dean of the School of Business, Equine, and Sport Studies

Midway, Kentucky
Aug 24, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Midway University is experiencing a new found energy on campus after a few years of challenging times.  In 2015, as part of its three-year strategic plan, the University went through a renaming and rebranding process. Most importantly in December 2015 the University was successfully reaffirmed by its accrediting body, SACSCOC, for ten years. In May 2016, the Midway University Board of Trustees voted to admit men into its traditional undergraduate programs for the first time.  Immediately following this historic vote, the opportunity to add several men’s athletic teams from a closing institution contributed to the quick growth of the residential student body on campus. The combination of each of these historic events has begun a transformation of the institution and it is an exciting time to be a part of the Midway University team.

Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs the dean will be responsible for creating partnerships within the Business and Equine community, forming a strategic plan for the school and departments; building a faculty and providing leadership to offer high quality programs for the University’s students; supervising and evaluating the performance of assigned personnel; and working collegially with faculty and staff.  The day-to-day operations of the School, from personnel evaluation and management to course scheduling and communication with internal and external constituencies. 

We seek an individual who is a visionary with a desire to create programs, develop faculty, and to develop students into ethical, knowledgeable, and committed professionals.

Qualifications: Doctorate in Business or Sport Management.  At least one degree must be in Business at the graduate or undergraduate level. At least three years in an administrative capacity at the department level or above in higher education, and a positive record of program curriculum creation, fiscal and personnel management, teaching and scholarship. Salary is commensurate with experience. Rank open.

For additional information and/or to apply please visit the following

Selection preference will be given to materials received by October 1, 2017.  This position shall remain open until filled.




Midway University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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