Dean of the School of Business
Siena College invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Business. We seek a dynamic and innovative leader who will provide vision and direction for the School of Business, while working in a collaborative manner with faculty, department chairs, and college administrators to further the aims of Siena College and the School of Business.
Siena is a coeducational, independent, liberal arts college in the Franciscan and Catholic tradition. It is located in New York’s capital district, in close proximity to educational and cultural institutions, businesses and the state government, as well as an easy drive to the Adirondacks, Boston and New York.
The School of Business has 1,200 majors, which represents 40% of the overall college enrollment of 3,100. The school offers a state-of-the-art financial trading room, numerous student internships, service and global studies opportunities, and a MS in accounting program. For more information about the School of Business, please consult the School’s web site [http://www.siena.edu/schoolofbusiness] .
The Dean is responsible for developing high quality and innovative academic programs; maintaining our AACSB accreditation in good standing; promoting excellence in teaching, research and service; recruiting quality faculty and students; fostering alumni, business and donor relations. The Dean also is expected to participate actively in shared college governance and to contribute to the assessment of academic programs and learning.
The ideal candidate is expected to have the following: a record of achievement in academic leadership; working knowledge of and experience with AACSB; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; a collaborative approach to decision-making and problem-solving; teaching experience at the undergraduate level; a record of scholarship to meet departmental standards for tenure; a terminal degree in a business or related field; experience in development and/or external affairs; and a commitment to the College’s mission as a Franciscan liberal arts institution.
The position will be available July 1, 2014. Our application deadline is January 15, 2014. Applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names/addresses/phone numbers of three references. Electronic submission through Interfolio is required. Please submit materials to apply.interfolio.com/23512 Only completed applications will be reviewed. For questions or further information, please contact Jean Stern, Chair of the Dean of Business Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We actively encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans, and others who may make a positive contribution to the diversification of ideas and perspectives. Siena College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V, Siena College surveys all job applicants in accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor’s affirmative action requirements. Therefore, we request that in addition to your application, you complete the Equal Employment Opportunity Data Form provided on the Interfolio site. Any information you choose to provide on the EEOC Form will be treated as personal and confidential and will be kept separate from your application for employment. Your cooperation is important to maintain an effective equal opportunity program at Siena College and is greatly appreciated.