Dean of the Charlton College of Business

  • Greenwood/Asher & Associates
  • Dartmouth, MA, USA
  • Dec 03, 2019
Full time Education

Job Description

Dean, Charlton College of Business

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth invites applications for dean of the Charlton College of Business. This position reports to the provost, executive vice chancellor for academic affairs, and chief operating officer and receives primary supervision from the holder of that office.

The dean of Charlton College of Business is the chief academic and administrative officer and is responsible for providing visionary and operational leadership to assure the quality of the educational programs, grow enrollment, increase research activity, increase efficiency and effectiveness, and bolster alternative revenue of the college. The duties of the dean include the enforcement of policies and regulations adopted by the Board of Trustees and all other properly constituted governance bodies of the University. The dean is also responsible for all teaching/research/service activities housed in the college. In consultation with the department chairpersons, the dean provides senior leadership and direction in selecting and retaining faculty and staff; developing and implementing curriculum, research, creative and scholarly activities of the faculty; fostering intellectual leadership; planning, directing and coordinating the administrative, budgetary, and academic activities of the college; and engaging in strategic initiatives and private fundraising. The dean works with the departmental chairpersons and upper administration to increase the college’s academic reputation. The dean supports and promotes University efforts and initiatives to assure student retention and persistence to graduation. The dean is a member of the Provost’s Dean’s Council and his/her responsibilities include the development of cooperative interactions with other units on campus and surrounding communities. Exceptionally high degrees of confidentiality and discretion are required in this position.

Candidates will possess a terminal degree in business or a business-related field and must meet the standards for a tenure appointment at the rank of professor in one of the college’s departments.  Other requirements include: strong administrative and leadership skills; experience in progressively responsible levels of university administration; and demonstrated success in cooperative leadership in academic program development and implementation within an institution accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

 How to Apply

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.

Inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to:

Joe Stanley, Senior Executive Search Consultant

Itza Walters, Executive Search Consultant

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.

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Miramar Beach, Florida 32550

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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is an AA/EEO institution and actively strives to increase its diversity and encourages women and minorities to apply. UMass Dartmouth does not discriminate in employment against persons based on: age, color, disability, gender identity/ gender expression, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetics.