West Liberty University is seeking an academic dean to provide effective leadership in the Gary E. West College of Business, which includes the Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems and the Department of Management and Marketing. Academic disciplines in the College include accounting, computer information systems, economics, finance, general business, health services management, management, marketing, sports management and tourism and event management. This is a full-time, twelve-month administrative position with limited teaching responsibility and with participation in scholarly activities.
The successful candidate must have a minimum of five years of recent teaching and three years of academic administrative experience in higher education and a thorough knowledge of assessment. A terminal degree within a West College of Business discipline from an AACSB accredited institution is required. The successful candidate must have a thorough knowledge in the areas of undergraduate and graduate collegiate business education, excellent human relations skills, experience at the academic department-chair level within West College of Business disciplines (or comparable academic administrative experience), and the ability to effectively manage the operations of the College. Administrative responsibilities as Dean include leadership in the areas of assessment, operational administration/finances and budgeting, curricular development, faculty development, articulating the University’s strategic vision/mission, and student academic experiences, including student advisement. Other important responsibilities include leadership in student recruitment and retention, fund raising, and fostering effective community and public relations. The Dean serves as the College’s internal and external representative and as the liaison between the faculty/department chairs, Provost and President. This position reports to the Provost. Salary is dependent upon the applicant’s credentials and experience. This position includes a comprehensive benefit package. Anticipated starting date: July 1, 2014.
West Liberty University (http://www.westliberty.edu) is a small, comprehensive institution under the auspices of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.
Individuals should forward their professional resume/vitae along with three professional references and copies of transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate work to: West Liberty University, Human Resources Department, 208 University Drive, College Union Box 131, West Liberty, WV 26074 or to [email protected]. Do not send audio or video recordings at this time.
West Liberty University will not accept applications received after December 31, 2013.
West Liberty University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all interested individuals. Individuals who need assistance in the application process may contact Sue Garrison at 304-336-8029 or [email protected]. (Do not apply to this email)
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