Dean, School of Business Indiana University Kokomo
Dean, School of Business Indiana University Kokomo
At a glance
Indiana University Kokomo is recruiting a Dean, School of Business. Recently ranked among the top regional campuses in the Midwest, serving ~3200 students, IU Kokomo is developing a national reputation for its commitment to student success. Highly engaged in the KEY ("Kokomo Experience and You"), IU Kokomo's campus-wide experiential-learning initiative, the School of Business provides its students with numerous opportunities to engage in internships, community projects, study abroad, and dozens of domestic trips, including educational visits to the Chicago Board of Trade, Disney World, Churchill Downs, and numerous Indiana businesses. The School of Business is a member of the SAP Education Alliance.
Description: What you'll be doing
Another Source's client, Indiana University Kokomo, is recruiting a Dean to join their School of Business.
Here's a little about Indiana University Kokomo and the position they are recruiting for:
Indiana University Kokomo is seeking an innovative, dynamic, and proven leader to serve as the Dean of the School of Business. The AACSB accredited School offers an MBA program, as well as a Bachelor of Science with majors in accounting, finance, management, human resources, and marketing, and is part of a collaborative online degree program in Business Administration offered by the regional campuses of Indiana University. The School of Business also houses degree programs in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Sport and Recreation Management, Public Administration and Health Management, and Applied Science. Finally, the school assists Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA US) in developing its own future leaders by offering an MBA cohort program to employees of five FCA plants in the region.
One of eight Indiana University campuses, IU Kokomo is a comprehensive non-residential campus located in Kokomo, a city with a population of about 47,000, 50 miles north of Indianapolis, Indiana. The campus serves more than 3200 students from an 11-county area in north central Indiana, as well as numerous other states and countries. The School of Business is a member of the SAP Education Alliance.
Recently ranked among the top regional campuses in the Midwest, IU Kokomo is developing a national reputation for its commitment to student success. Since 2016, fall-to-fall retention for first-time beginners has risen 10 percentage points. Enrollment is up nearly 9 percent since fall 2016. Home to a new Student Activities and Events Center (completed and opened this year) and a recently renovated Main Building, IU Kokomo is known in the IU community for its lovely campus, spirit of innovation, and can-do attitude.
Highly engaged in the KEY ("Kokomo Experience and You"), IU Kokomo's campus-wide experiential-learning initiative, the School of Business provides its students with numerous opportunities to engage in internships, community projects, study abroad, and dozens of domestic trips, including educational visits to the Chicago Board of Trade, Disney World, Churchill Downs, and numerous Indiana businesses.
The Dean of the School of Business reports directly to the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. The Dean's responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Foster a climate of academic excellence.
- Promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and collegiality within
the School of Business.
- Demonstrate leadership mindset and bring strong interpersonal
skills, as well as sense of fairness and respect. Connect with
diverse backgrounds and foster a sense of relatability within the
School of Business.
- Provide all financial oversight and monitor School accounts to
ensure fiscal responsibility and compliance with university, state,
federal, and professional standards.
- Provide leadership for the undergraduate, MBA, and online
business programs, the Hospitality and Tourism Management program,
the Public Administration and Health Management program, the Sport
and Recreation Management program, and the Applied Science
- Provide visionary and collaborative leadership in programming,
research, teaching, and service ensuring compliance with
accreditation standards of the Association for the Advancement of
Colleges and Schools of Business (AACSB).
- Lead and work collaboratively with faculty and staff in the
process of continuous improvement of all activities and programs to
ensure successful maintenance of accreditation with the Association
for the Advancement of Colleges and Schools of Business
- Provide support and direction for faculty during hiring,
tenure, promotion, and performance evaluation processes. Provide
support for professional growth and development of all the faculty
- Foster relationships with business and industry to ensure
academic programmatic alignment with the labor market
- Recommend the appointment, salary, annual performance
evaluations, promotion, and tenure for faculty members.
- Conduct annual performance evaluations for staff
- Monitor trends in business education and identifies
opportunities to strengthen programming, improve curriculum, and
- Identify, develop, and coordinate external strategic
- Lead the process of developing and implementing the strategic
plan for the School.
Learn more about IUK: www.iuk.edu
School of Business: https://www.iuk.edu/school-of-business/index.html
Benefits to working at IU: https://hr.iu.edu/benefits/index.html
On Campus: https://www.youtube.com/user/iukokomo
Our community: https://visitkokomo.org/
To be considered for the position a candidate must:
- have earned a doctorate in one of the disciplines taught at IU
Kokomo's School of Business from a university with AACSB
- be academically and professionally qualified according to the
standards of the School of Business in the area in which the
candidate will teach
- have a record in teaching, service, and scholarship
commensurate with appointment to full professor (tenure is subject
to approval by IU's Board of Trustees)
- have administrative experience in higher-ed at the level of
department chair or above
- have experience with AACSB accreditation
- show a commitment to:
o shared governance and collaboration
o servant leadership
o diversity, equity, and inclusion
o academic excellence and student success
o regional economic development
- show evidence or promise of success in:
o obtaining external funding including gifts, grants, and/or contracts and in the development and maintenance of positive working relationships with businesses, donors, alumni, faculty, staff, students, and other stakeholders
o curriculum development, program expansion, student recruitment and retention, faculty recruitment and development, and fiscal management
Preferred Qualification: Preference will be given to candidates that hold an MBA degree in addition to their terminal degree.
Salary: Salary is AACSB peer competitive with Indiana University benefits.
Starting Date: This is a 12-month appointment that will begin on July 1, 2021. Start date is negotiable.
Application Procedure: To apply, please include a cover letter that addresses the above qualifications, a leadership philosophy statement, a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement, and curriculum vita. Application materials should be submitted in pdf format. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check mandated by the state, and to submit an official transcript noting conferral of terminal degree.
IUK is partnering with Another Source to lead the recruitment process. Application review will begin on February 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
Indiana University Kokomo seeks faculty skilled at working with members of diverse cultures and committed to preparing students to be engaged members of an increasingly diverse society.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX.
Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis, to maximize the recruiting process.
To apply, visit: https://careers-anothersource.icims.com/jobs/3011/job?mode=job&iis=SOURCE&iisn=AACSB