Dean, School of Business
The Seton Hill University community seeks a Dean for the School of Business to provide innovative programmatic development, student-centered, collaborative and visionary leadership, and external relationship-building. A Catholic, co-educational, four-year liberal arts university located in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 30 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, Seton Hill University offers more than 80 undergraduate majors, twelve graduate programs and a wide variety of certificates and minor fields of study through five Schools. The University is committed to education in the liberal arts tradition as well as a center for professional advancement for individuals seeking opportunities relevant to the changing needs of their careers and society. Seton Hill embraces students of all faiths and pursues its mission in the tradition of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, who promised her own students: “I would wish to fit you for that world in which you are destined to live.” Seton Hill University has both a strong foundation and a bright future. Enrollment has nearly doubled in the last two decades (2,072 in 2018). In the last decade, Seton Hill invested over $100 million in a campus expansion plan to accommodate steadily growing enrollment and new academic programming that aligns with regional workforce needs. Since 2015, the University has opened a new health sciences center, performing arts center, and is preparing to open a new residence hall. Finally, Seton Hill has achieved an operating budget surplus for 21 consecutive years and continues to maintain its fiscal stability through enrollment growth and sound fundraising campaigns. The School of Business currently houses undergraduate programs in business administration, accounting, sports management, health care administration, communication and data analytics and an MBA program with numerous areas of specialization. Degree programs serve traditional and adult undergraduate and graduate populations, both on campus and online, including the ability to earn both a bachelor's degree and an MBA in as little as five years through our FastForward Programs. In addition, the Wukich Center for Entrepreneurial Opportunities (Wukich CEO) provides specialized support for students interested in owning a business. The Provost and School of Business community seek a dean whose qualifications include: a terminal degree in business, or a related field, from an accredited institution of higher education; a record of success in higher education academic administrative leadership as well as teaching, scholarship and service; experience in a corporate environment; The ability to leverage external partnerships to benefit the School of Business; and an understanding of, and desire to embrace, the University's mission and values. A full list of qualification can be found in the Executive Search Profile. To ensure full consideration, completed applications should be submitted by August 16th, 2019. Prior to submission, please thoroughly review the Executive Search Profile. Candidates may apply securely here or at [email protected]. Confidential nominations can be submitted here. RH Perry & Associates is assisting Seton Hill University in their search. Please direct all confidential communications to: Dr. Sue DeWine at (812) 701-8892, Mr. Matthew Kilcoyne at (202) 253-9846, or to [email protected].