Appalachian State University invites applications for the position of Dean of the College of Business. The College of Business seeks a dynamic, articulate, energetic leader who will build on the College?s strong foundation and advance the College with an entrepreneurial and growth mindset.
Appalachian State University is a member of the University of North Carolina System and has a student population of nearly 21,000. The university is located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina in a prosperous year-round resort area. The Walker College of Business places emphasis on international experiences, sustainable business practices, entrepreneurial programs and real-world applications with industry. Enrolling approximately 3,000 undergraduates in 10 majors, as well as 175 graduate students in three master?s programs, the Walker College?s full-time undergraduate enrollment is the highest in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian is consistently named one of ?The Best Business Schools? by The Princeton Review and is accredited by AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the premier global accrediting body for schools of business. The WCOB offers distinctive programs including the Boyles CEO lecture series and international engagement through faculty-led study abroad to diverse destinations including France, Cuba, India, and Brazil; Global Opportunities Conference; the William R. Holland Fellowship program and international internship opportunities. More information is available at http://www.business.appstate.edu. and Appstate.edu
Responsibilities: The Dean is the chief academic and executive officer of the College and reports to the Provost. The primary responsibilities of the Dean are interacting with the business community, fundraising, oversight of AACSB accreditation, demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity, contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment, and administration of the College and contribution to Academic Affairs and University Leadership.
The required qualifications for the position are: a terminal degree and a notable record in teaching, scholarship, and service, sufficient to merit the rank of full professor in one of the departments of the college. Individuals who have attained the highest levels of distinction in leadership in business and industry, demonstrated progressively responsible academic administrative leadership, commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment, and successful fundraising or other developmental activities are encouraged to apply.
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