Utica College is a dynamic, student-centered private institution that offers leading-edge undergraduate and graduate programs that integrate liberal and professional education. With an abiding commitment to academic excellence and a strong tradition of personalized instruction, the College delivers a transformational educational experience in both on-campus and online settings, preparing students for success in a rapidly changing world. Utica College is located in an attractive, family-friendly area of upstate New York near the foothills of the Adirondacks offering easy access to a broad variety of recreational and cultural attractions
Dean of the School of Business and Justice Studies
The College invites applications for the position of Dean of its School of Business and Justice Studies. The School of Business and Justice Studies is comprised of four major undergraduate program areas including Business and Economics; Economic Crime, Justice Studies and Cybersecurity; Public Relations and Journalism; and Construction Management. The School also offers graduate programs in Criminal Justice Administration, Cybersecurity Intelligence and Forensics, Economic Crime Management, Economic Crime and Fraud Management, and Professional Accountancy.
Responsibilities: The Dean of the School of Business and Justice Studies is the chief academic administrative officer of the School, reporting directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The new Dean will provide dynamic and entrepreneurial leadership for a growing School of Business and Justice Studies. She or he will be required to perform the normal administrative duties expected of a dean such as faculty recruitment, development, and retention, and guaranteeing the viability, quality, and relevance of the curriculum as it meets the needs of the student in this global society. In addition to being an internal advocate for the faculty and students, the Dean will represent the School with external constituencies including alumni and leaders in business and government agencies. This person should also be able to evaluate appropriate accreditation strategies that are consistent with the mission of the College.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will, among other qualifications: (a) bring a record of exemplary leadership and administrative experience; (b) have a terminal degree (doctorate preferred) in a field appropriate for the School (c) possess extensive leadership, supervisory and senior management experience in a business setting and/or academic experience at a regionally accredited institution of higher education; (d) demonstrate tangible evidence of creating, restructuring and/or innovating a successful organization; (e) be fully informed about, and preferably actively participating in, accelerating changes, trends and challenges within higher education and their relevance to the College and the School; (f) possess highly developed relationship-building and people management skills with faculty, staff and students; and (g) have the demonstrated ability to lead, as well as work collaboratively with colleagues, in developing for the School a vision of growth and academic prominence and distinction consistent with the College’s strategic goals.
Collegiate Counsel is assisting the College with this search. Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. Utica College is committed to building a diverse college community and encourages members of under-represented groups to apply. Please send letters of interest and CVs in PDF format, or nominations to email@example.com . For confidential inquiries prior to submitting documents, please contact Richard Pfau, cell (518) 878-5725 or Jon McRae, cell (404) 754-5189.
Utica College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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