Dean of the Barney School of Business
The University of Hartford invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Barney School of Business. The next Dean will join the Barney School at an exciting moment of growth and momentum. With strong, forward-thinking leadership in recent years, a recently completed, broad-based strategic plan, and a number of new programs and initiatives underway, the AACSB-accredited School is poised to refine and differentiate its position as a leader in business education.
Now in its sixth decade, the University of Hartford has emerged as a vibrant and dynamic force in higher education and finds itself at an important moment in its history as a private institution. The University has built a reputation for an innovative integration of liberal arts education and professional studies; service to and partnership with local, regional, national, and global communities; and high standards of scholarly and creative excellence.
The Dean of the Barney School of Business will provide creative vision and leadership for the School while also serving as a leader across the University, throughout the city and region, and on the national stage. The Dean will create collaborative opportunities on behalf of the School both internally and externally in order to engage students and faculty, further the educational mission of the School, and ensure its continued positive momentum and growth. The Dean will serve as a leader in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion among the faculty, staff, students, and in the local business community.
The Dean will report to Provost Fred Sweitzer, work closely with President Greg Woodward and serve as a collaborative and creative colleague on the Provost’s Council of Deans, working together to advance the strategic objectives of the University as a whole. The next Dean will ideally possess the experience and credentials required for tenure within the Barney School, as well as a distinguished record of academic and administrative leadership. The Dean will oversee a School comprising approximately 39 full-time and 25 part-time faculty, 636 undergraduate and 398 graduate students, and 6 full-time staff.
Please send nominations, applications, and queries in confidence and electronically to:
Sue May, Partner
Matthew Marsallo, Associate
Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP
The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.