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Position: Professor & Dean
Institution: University of Maryland, College Park
Department: Robert H. Smith School of Business
Location: College Park, Maryland, United States
Duties: Reporting to the Senior Vice President and Provost, the dean is the chief academic and administrative officer of the Robert H. Smith School of Business and responsible for the strategic, operational, and financial direction of the School. The Dean will work in close partnership with other deans and executive officers of the University. The qualities being sought in the next Dean include: unquestioned integrity, deep appreciation of academic qualities, outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, strong administrative abilities, high energy, political astuteness, deep commitment to diversity, common sense and a sense of humor, and a personal style that engenders trust and respect. S/he will have a record of success in research, scholarship, or professional experience that would support an appointment to the rank of professor in the School
Requirements: A clear commitment to undergraduate and graduate business education, and the demonstrated capacity to lead with innovation and vision to construct the brand and promote the impact of the school. A broad understanding of the challenges facing business education in the United States and around the world. Evidence of successful involvement in and an appetite for development initiatives, and the ability to work effectively with University alumni. Proven management and financial skills with a record of success in academic administration or business. Demonstrated ability and enthusiasm for engaging business leaders in the work of the school; connecting students and faculty with opportunities to address challenges facing the business community
   
Text: Skip to Main Content Toggle navigation Home Search Jobs Create Account Log In Help Professor & Dean Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Please see Special Instructions for more details. Please note that this posting is not accepting applications here. Prospective applicants, please submit a resume, cover letter, and list of references to Gale Merseth at Isaacson, Miller: gmerseth@IMSearch.com. Posting Details Position Number: 121473 Title: Professor & Dean Functional Title: Professor & Dean Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular Applicant Search Category: Staff University Authorized FTE: 100.00 Unit: BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business Campus/College Information: Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world. Position Summary/Purpose of Position: Reporting to the Senior Vice President and Provost, the dean is the chief academic and administrative officer of the Robert H. Smith School of Business and responsible for the strategic, operational, and financial direction of the School. The Dean will work in close partnership with other deans and executive officers of the University. Minimum Qualifications: The qualities being sought in the next Dean include: unquestioned integrity, deep appreciation of academic qualities, outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, strong administrative abilities, high energy, political astuteness, deep commitment to diversity, common sense and a sense of humor, and a personal style that engenders trust and respect. S/he will have a record of success in research, scholarship, or professional experience that would support an appointment to the rank of professor in the School. A clear commitment to undergraduate and graduate business education, and the demonstrated capacity to lead with innovation and vision to construct the brand and promote the impact of the school. A broad understanding of the challenges facing business education in the United States and around the world. Evidence of successful involvement in and an appetite for development initiatives, and the ability to work effectively with University alumni. Proven management and financial skills with a record of success in academic administration or business. Demonstrated ability and enthusiasm for engaging business leaders in the work of the school; connecting students and faculty with opportunities to address challenges facing the business community. The ability to encourage, develop, and evaluate teaching, scholarly research, service and creative initiatives across the School. An appreciation of and support for a strong system of shared governance. A demonstrated commitment to diversity and demonstrated success in working within diverse communities. The ability to work cooperatively and effectively with administrators, faculty, students, staff, and other external constituencies; and appreciation and understanding of the need for collaboration and synergy among these groups to make critical decisions on academic priorities and the allocation of resources. An accomplished leader with the experience, courage, and energy to manage organizational change, incorporating the University’s values and mission. An interest in being a visible member of University life and being connected to civic life in the Baltimore and Washington, DC metropolitan region. Preferences: Additional Certifications: Additional Information: Prospective applicants, please contact Gale Merseth at Isaacson, Miller. gmerseth@IMSearch.com Job Risks Not Applicable to This Position Physical Demands Very busy office environment. Travels on business on campus, around the State of Maryland, the United States and the world on behalf of the University of Maryland, College Park. Posting Date: 05/08/2020 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes Best Consideration Date 05/29/2020 Diversity Statement: The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. Applicant Documents Required Documents Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). 1100 Chesapeake Bldg University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742 uhr.umd.edu / jobs@umd.edu / 301-405-7575 © 2018 University Human Resources, University of Maryland
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