John Carroll University seeks nominations for and expressions of interest in the position of Dean of the John M. and Mary Jo Boler College of Business. The Dean serves as the chief academic officer of the Boler College and is responsible for both its long-term strategic goals and all day-to-day activities within the College.
John Carroll is one of 27 Jesuit colleges and universities in the U.S. and one of 500 Jesuit educational institutions worldwide. John Carroll University is ranked #2 among Regional Universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report. Established in 1886, John Carroll University is a private, co-educational, Catholic, and Jesuit university providing programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and business at the undergraduate level and in selected areas at the master’s level. The University is located in University Heights, an eastern suburb of Cleveland, Ohio, and consists of three schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, the John M. and Mary Jo Boler College of Business, and the Graduate School. The University supports a full-time faculty of 164 and enrolls approximately 2,660 undergraduate and 511 graduate students.
The Boler College of Business at John Carroll University has dual accreditation from the AACSB in business and accountancy, a distinction held by just 12% of business schools nationally. Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2016 “Best Undergraduate Business Schools” Employer Survey (recruiters at 600 companies) ranked the Boler College of Business #1 in the nation for how well we prepare students for careers at their companies. Students in the accountancy program routinely rank first among Ohio schools in the CPA exam pass rates. The Boler College also received an “A” from Bloomberg for teaching quality. Boler’s Undergraduate Business program was ranked 166th nationally in the most recent U.S. News & World Report ranking.
The Boler College is organized into three departments: Accountancy; Economics and Finance; and Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain. It offers majors in the following areas: Accountancy, Supply Chain, Economics, Finance, Financial Planning and Wealth Management, Marketing, and Management and Human Resources. The Boler College offers majors in Leadership and Social Innovation and, jointly with the College of Arts and Sciences, International Business with Language and Culture. We also offer graduate programs leading to the Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and the Master of Science in Accountancy.
The Dean of the Boler College reports to the Provost and is a member of their leadership team. The University seeks a dean with vision, leadership ability, a collaborative decision-making style, and enthusiasm and talent for building productive internal and external relationships. In addition, the Dean will build on strengths, enhance academic quality through assessment and planning, and serve as a model for Jesuit liberal arts education.
Cleveland and Northeast Ohio have a strong business community with a legacy of firms that grew to become global leaders, including the Cleveland Clinic, Ernst & Young, Goodyear, Jones Day, KeyBank, Eaton, Progressive, and Sherwin Williams. These companies employ a significant number of John Carroll alumni. More information about the opportunity can be found in the: Boler Dean Leadership Profile.
Candidates should submit an application, including a cover letter highlighting your interest and qualifications for the position and curriculum vitae, via this link: https://jcu.peopleadmin.com/postings/2302. Candidates will be notified prior to the University contacting any references. The priority application deadline is January 24, 2022 and the search will continue until the position is filled.
Nominations and inquiries should be sent to the search co-chairs, Dr. Scott Allen ([email protected]) and Dr. Bonnie Gunzenhauser ([email protected]).
John Carroll University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities.