Department Head, Marketing & Entrepreneurship

University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Salary up to Commensurate
Posted Date
Aug 8, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Department Head, Marketing & Entrepreneurship

The University of Northern Iowa’s College of Business seeks applicants for Department Head in the Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship, starting on July 1, 2023. This position requires exercising visionary leadership at the department, college, university, and state levels; advocating for departmental and College interests; developing long-term strategic partnerships; implementing departmental fundraising and scholarship initiatives; overseeing department operations; and some teaching, with optional summer teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level in an area of expertise.


The University of Northern Iowa provides a high-quality education, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. We have a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. As we advance our work to become an equity-oriented institution and realize our vision, we seek to elevate the diversity of our faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges and to build an inclusive teaching and learning environment. Equity vision hires will be supported by faculty on campus who are working to reimagine our curriculum and pedagogy and to build equitable practices for tenure and promotion; policy review, development and implementation; and student retention, persistence, and success. They will be welcomed to join these efforts.


Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs. The University’s attractive size, approximately 10,000 students, allows UNI to offer faculty, facilities, and academic choices characteristic of a much larger university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus. UNI has been recognized for the past 18 years as one of the "Best Midwest Universities" by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Cedar Falls/Waterloo, the campus is comprised of more than 40 buildings on 940 acres. For more information, visit


The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree in Marketing, Entrepreneurship or a related discipline from a nationally accredited institution. Required qualifications include a distinguished record of teaching and scholarship that qualifies the candidate for a tenured appointment at the rank of associate or full professor in the Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship; distinguished record of service reflecting successful, positive, and collaborative leadership; strong interpersonal, communication, and mentoring skills; and research, teaching, service, or community engagement that indicates interest in positively advancing issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Preference will be given to candidates with administrative experience; and an understanding of AACSB accreditation standards.


Applications received by October 10, 2022 will receive full consideration. To apply, visit Inquiries may be sent to Dale Cyphert at 319-273-6150 or Pre-employment background checks required.


UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.






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