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Dean of the Leon Hess Business School


Company : University of California


Location : West Long Branch, NJ


Created : 2021-04-24


Job Type : Full Time


Job Description

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button. If you would like to bookmark this position for later review, click on the Bookmark link. To email this position to a friend, click on the Email to a Friend link. If you would like to print a copy of this position for your records, click on the Print Preview link. Immediate Supervisor Title Interim Provost/Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs FLSA Exempt Grade None Union None Status Full-time Total Number of Authorized Work Hours per Week 36.25 Total Number of Authorized Work Weeks per Year 52 Advertised Rate of Pay Discussed during interview Position Summary Monmouth University seeks a visionary, collaborative, and innovative leader who will serve as the next Dean of the Leon Hess Business School, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2021. The Leon Hess Business School has approximately 1200 undergraduate and 150 graduate students with a fulltime faculty of 45 across four departments including Accounting, Economics Finance & Real Estate, Management & Leadership, and Marketing & International Business. The undergraduate degree programs are offered under a BSBA with concentrations in Accounting, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing and Real Estate. The MBA program concentrations include Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing, and a general MBA that allows for customization around the student's career goals. The school houses the Kislak Real Estate Center, and the Monmouth University Center for Entrepreneurship, and has a Financial Lab with Bloomberg Terminals. Students from the LHBS find employment in a wide range of industries and firms, with strong placement in the top financial and accounting firms. The LHBS is accredited by AACSB , and a Princeton's Review "Best Business School". Monmouth University, a top-tier private university in one of the most desirable locations in the Northeast, is one of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" in the Regional Universities North category, is listed in The Princeton Review's "The Best 386 Colleges: 2021 Edition" and Money magazine's 2020-2021 "Best Colleges," and is recognized in Washington Monthly's annual college guide and rankings. Just an hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a region with vibrant arts and cultural offerings and a thriving economy with an expanding technology sector, fueled by entrepreneurship. The University's168"‘acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world and blends the classic beauty of two National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. The Dean provides overall strategic leadership for the school and reports directly to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. The ideal candidate will possess an earned doctorate in a business academic discipline; a distinguished record of academic achievement including effective teaching in higher education (undergraduate and graduate), scholarly activity and service at a level consistent with the appointment to rank of Professor with tenure; and demonstrated successful progressive administrative experience in higher education. A strong candidate for this position will have vision, imagination and the ability to lead a dynamic organization, and a track record for developing programs, and investing in faculty. Strong candidates will have a record of commitment to diversity and equity in the school that is evidenced across faculty, students, stakeholders and programs. Candidates with a transparent style that invites engagement, and information sharing, and who are welcoming of new ideas and graciously accepts criticism, are preferred. The Dean will be involved in critical decision making for the university, as well as serving as a cultivator of donor relationships, and partnerships with industry and our community. Working with LHBS business council, departmental advisory councils, and the Dean's advisory group, the Dean will seek a strong connection to industry and guide the school to ensure strong programmatic alignment with the skills and knowledge for future oriented careers. For additional information, please refer to Open until filled. Review of Candidates will begin immediately. Candidates who apply by February 15, 2021 will be given fullest consideration. Special Instructions to Applicants: Required Skills or Software Required Years of Experience Required Degree, Licenses or Certifications Other Requirements The ideal candidate will possess an earned doctorate from a business school and have leadership experience in the university academic environment. Have vision, imagination and the ability to lead a dynamic organization, and a track record for developing programs and faculty. Possess strong organizational and communication skills. Have a record of academic achievement, including effective teaching, scholarly activity, and service at a level consistent with the appointment to rank of full professor with tenure. Preferred Qualifications Strong candidates will have a record of commitment to diversity and equity in the school that is evidenced across faculty, students, stakeholders and programs. Candidates with a transparent style that invites engagement, and information sharing, and who are welcoming of new ideas and graciously accepts criticism, are preferred. Have a strong background, knowledge of, or experience in AACSB accreditation and requirements of AACSB Accredited institutions, along with either having a degree from or having held a full-time position in an AACSB accredited school. Experience in cultivating relationships with stakeholders and sponsors for the school including fundraising and partnerships with industry and the broader community. Experience working in a collective bargaining environment. Posting Date 12/22/2020 Closing Date Job Duties Job Duties Duty Articulating and advocating the mission and goals of the Leon Hess Business School, providing strategic leadership of the School. Regular or Occasional Regular Duty Lead the School strategic planning activity, continuous improvement and fully understand the needs of Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business ( AACSB ) accreditation, and the role of Assessment of Learning (AoL) in the development of curricula and programs. Regular or Occasional Regular Duty Providing strong budgetary and financial decision making, and develops the annual budget for the Leon Hess Business School. Regular or Occasional Regular Duty Representing the School to internal and external constituents, cultivating strong positive relationships. Regular or Occasional Regular Duty Works with appropriate University administrators to raise the outside financial resources necessary for the growth and development of the Leon Hess Business School. Regular or Occasional Regular Duty Partnering with the Office of Advancement, donor prospect cultivation and fundraising in support of the School and University priorities and initiatives. Regular or Occasional Regular Duty Enhancing the reputation of the LHBS , known for its distinctive academic programs, competitive delivery modes and instruction, including off-site locations, its success in placing its graduates in business-related jobs and careers, and its impact on area businesses and business education. Regular or Occasional Regular Duty Ensuring protection and execution of the policies of the Board of Trustees and administration of Monmouth University. Regular or Occasional Regular Duty Directs the activities of the Associate Dean, Assistant Dean, the MBA Director, Monmouth University Center for Entrepreneurship and the Director of the Real Estate Institute in all specified areas. Regular or Occasional Regular Duty Directs the department chairs to facilitate orderly administration of the departments and the planning and revision of curricula, as appropriate, and ensures the chairs' involvement with local business/professional associations. Regular or Occasional Regular Duty Directs the recruiting efforts of the departments and makes recommendation to the Provost regarding the addition of new faculty and staff in the Leon Hess Business School, and the continuance of faculty. Regular or Occasional Regular Duty Ensures the Leon Hess Business School is represented on the appropriate University committees. Regular or Occasional Regular Duty Lead all aspects of planning, budget, faculty recruitment and evaluation, and faculty and curriculum development in the LHBS , and promote interaction between the School and other Schools at the University, and make recommendations to the Provost. Regular or Occasional Regular Duty Lead and supervise all aspects of the LHBS , including its various institutes, and foster an environment of excellence, professionalism, collaboration and continuous improvement. Regular or Occasional Regular Duty Lead the LHBS efforts in international/global initiatives and continuously assess student learning outcomes for the purpose of curriculum development. Regular or Occasional Regular Duty Maintains appropriate communications with the administration of the University, promoting interaction between the LHBS and other Schools at the University, and make recommendations to the Provost. Regular or Occasional Regular Duty Utilizing the Business Council for advice and support, assist University offices and give priority attention to building enrollment in business programs, fund raising for the School, and cultivating corporate partnerships that support School priorities. Regular or Occasional Regular Duty Other duties and special projects as assigned. Regular or Occasional Occasional Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Do you have an earned doctorate from a business school? YesNo * Do you have leadership experience in the university academic environment? YesNo Where did you hear about this job opening? 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