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Dean – College of Business

Tusculum University, Tennessee’s first institution of higher learning, is accepting candidates for the position of Dean – College of Business. At Tusculum, you will be challenged to innovate, engage, experiment, and persevere as you discover your own purpose. Along your path, you will be encouraged, empowered, supported, and inspired. New leadership at the board, presidential, and provost levels have reaffirmed Tusculum University’s path forward in its new Mission:

Building on a rich Presbyterian heritage and a pioneering spirit, Tusculum University provides an active and experiential education within a caring Christian environment to inspire Civic engagement, enrich personal lives, and equip career­ ready professionals.

The Dean of the College of Business shall be the administrative head of the College and will be responsible for the development and continuous assessment and management of curricula, faculty, staff, budget, class enrollments relative to faculty and other resources, growth and development of College programs, positive leadership of faculty, and effective operations within the College. The Dean of the College of Business will be employed for school administrative purposes, and shall devote remaining workload to teaching, scholarship and/or service. The College Dean shall coordinate the work of the College, serve as the head of the Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Programs, and interpret such work to the internal and external community. The Dean will secure internal and external funding to support existing and developing academic programs within the College.


  • Terminal degree with a major in a discipline area within the College from an accredited university and three years of full-time experience in academic administration (program director/department chair or higher); experience as an assistant, associate, or full dean preferred;
  • Experience developing innovative, market-driven curricular programs;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in academic program development, grant writing and the promotion of faculty development in teaching, scholarship and service;
  • Also preferred is possession of the academic credentials for rank of Associate or Full Professor in a discipline in the College;
  • Experience as an instructor at the baccalaureate and master’s degree levels; and
  • Experience with business accreditation; experience leading business accreditation efforts with ACBSP preferred

Applications being accepted through September 30, 2022.

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a fulltime basis.


Send a letter of application, resume, unofficial transcripts, and the names of three references or three letters of recommendation by email to [email protected] ATTN: Dean COB


Working at Tusculum University

At Tennessee’s first college, join students from across the country and across the world who’ve come together  to make a difference in their lives and the lives of others.

Our unique Civic Arts focus takes the liberal arts a step further in a nationally recognized approach to educating individuals of integrity and ideals.

wide range of majors – from museum studies to nursing – are combined with service learning and travel opportunities, an Honors Program and a Bonner Leaders Program.

Plus Tusculum offers scores of student-run clubs and projects to prepare you for anything!

If you’re seeking a smaller college away from urban stress and suburban sameness, Tusculum is the right size and in the right place. A small college like ours encourages you to be who you are and to try new things, knowing you’ll never be lost in the crowd. 

It’s easy to get involved at Tusculum. Organize campus events, become a resident assistant, direct a play, lead Freshman Orientation, hold an office in the Student Government Association, or join one of the many other clubs on campus.

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