Associate Dean, College of Business Administration

Posted: 10/30/2019

The University of Northern Iowa's College of Business Administration seeks an energetic leader for the position of Associate Dean & Director of Interdisciplinary Programs. The College is AACSB accredited, has 56 faculty, approximately 1800 students and is composed of five departments: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management and Marketing. Reporting to the Dean and working with department heads, faculty and professional staff, the Associate Dean provides leadership for meeting AACSB accreditation standards, managing undergraduate interdisciplinary curriculum and programs in the College, the professional development of college faculty and staff, and liaison duties that connect the College with University initiatives and activities. The appointment length is 12 months.
The Associate Dean position includes the following responsibilities: providing leadership, support and coordination for AACSB and HLC accreditation in the College; providing oversight for curriculum management, enrollment management and assessment; serving as director for all interdisciplinary programs (undergraduate interdisciplinary Degrees, Majors, Minors, Courses and Certificates); approving curriculum changes in the college, scheduling classroom assignments, and handling student issues that rise to the Dean’s office; providing innovative leadership in assisting the Dean in establishing and measuring outcomes for strategic initiatives in the College; providing leadership for the professional development of faculty and staff; serving on University councils and committees as necessary to represent the College, including student recruitment and retention council; serving as the Dean’s Designee and/or Liaison working with departments outside the College that have roles serving the needs of the College, including Facilities and Information Technology Services; and other duties as assigned by the Dean.
UNI has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct but interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement. Successful candidates with background and interest in these areas will form clusters to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas.
Education requirements include Ph.D. degree from an accredited institution with a record of effective teaching, scholarship and professional activity sufficient for tenure at the rank of associate or full professor in one of the five academic departments.
Required qualifications include commitment to student achievement and success; interpersonal, communication, and writing skills; organizational, prioritization, and time management skills; project management success without direct line authority; team membership and leadership performance; and vision and leadership applied to academic programs, student services, faculty and staff development or continuous improvement of a College or some part of its operations.
Preferred qualifications include administrative experience in higher education; demonstrated knowledge and experience with AACSB accreditation; and demonstrated assessment of learning experience.
Applications received by January 13, 2020, will receive full consideration. To apply, visit Inquiries may be sent to Mary Connerley at 319-273-2237 or Pre-employment background checks required.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

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Type of Employment: Full-Time