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Interim Assistant Dean of School of Business

The College of New Jersey
Pennington, New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Aug 25, 2023

Job Details

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Job Title: Interim Assistant Dean, School of Business
Job Category: Non-Unit
Post Date: October 10, 2023
Close Date: N/A
For non-unit positions, salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by a competitive benefits package.


The College of New Jersey School of Business invites applicants for the position of Interim Assistant Dean. The School of Business enrolls approximately 1300 students, with classes led by 43 full-time faculty and a selection of professional adjuncts across five academic departments. The School provides 4 degrees, including Accountancy, Economics (BS and BA), and Business Administration. The Business Administration degree offers specialties in Marketing, Management, Interdisciplinary Business, and Finance. Graduate offerings also began in 2019, including a hybrid MBA degree and certificate programs. The School of Business is AACSB-accredited and adheres to high standards of teaching, research, faculty service, and student support. The Interim Assistant Dean will work with relevant stakeholders in supporting effective and efficient enrollment, assessment, accreditation, budgeting, and student success needs within the business school.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Works with department chairs in gathering data on faculty research, course enrollments, and assessment. Provides information and data about the SOB to AACSB, other accreditation bodies and external organizations. Works with Chairs to review enrollment trends, determine class deletions/additions and other modifications, and integrate course and faculty schedules developed by the Chairs.
  • Supports curriculum planning, implementation, and assessment efforts within the School of Business in consultation with faculty, Chairs, and Curriculum Committee.
  • Plans and supports recruitment, retention, admissions, and other strategic initiatives, serving as liaison to appropriate campus offices. Supports the dean in budget planning and identification of resources.
  • Works with faculty, Chairs, and School Curriculum Committee to develop and implement student orientation and career programs offered by the School of Business. Represents the School and presents at relevant events.
  • Supports the recruitment, hiring, and mentoring of faculty in programs in concert with Chairs. Coordinates, and ensures continuous improvement, of student leadership programming and Peer Mentoring program.
  • Supervises School of Business professional and support staff, and oversees supervision of graduate assistants and undergraduate student workers.

Required Qualifications:

· A Master’s degree, preferably in business or a related field

· Minimum of five (5) years of professional experience related to the scope of the position, including significant experience working directly with undergraduate students and college faculty

· Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, and students. Strong written communication skills that are augmented, as appropriate, with the effective use of software

· Confidentiality and impartiality in dealing with all constituents. Integrity in all matters.

Persons with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations in order to perform the essential functions of the position. If the requested accommodation(s) cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, the applicant may not be eligible for the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Enthusiasm and dedication to the mission of the College and School and a commitment to collegial consultation. Support for the College's and School's goal of achieving excellence through diversity

Employer Qualifications:
  • Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and reference checks.
  • Residency requirement: In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.

A bout TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings.

Application Instructions

Qualified candidates should apply online at: and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable candidate is selected.



The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is a highly selective institution that is consistently recognized as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. Founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, TCNJ maintains the eighth highest four-year graduation rate among all public colleges and universities. It is ranked by Money as one of the top 15 public colleges “most likely to pay off financially,” and U.S. News & World Report rates it the No. 1 public institution among regional universities in the northeast.

Known for its natural beauty, the college is situated on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township, New Jersey, in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for a wealth of degree programs offered through the college’s seven schools: Arts and Communication; Business; Education; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; Nursing and Health Sciences; and Science. Five signature experiences are the hallmark of a TCNJ education. They include a personalized, collaborative, and rigorous education; undergraduate research, mentored internships, and field experiences; community engaged learning; global engagement; and leadership development.

TCNJ’s longstanding commitment to faculty-student collaboration was recognized in 2015 by the Council on Undergraduate Research, which named the college the recipient of its inaugural “Campus-wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishment.” In 2006, TCNJ was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter—an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally.

Essential to its mission, TCNJ believes in the transformative power of education to develop critical thinkers, responsible citizens, and lifelong learners and leaders. Leadership programming is offered throughout an undergraduate’s career, as well as other programs and services aimed at students’ social, emotional, career, academic, spiritual, and physical development.

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission. Our commitment to diversity is guided by our spirit of service toward our students, faculty and staff. The campus provides a multitude of cultural and social experiences that further broaden and enrich the lives of our College and community members. The College of New Jersey is proud to offer a generous benefits package that includes health, welfare, and retirement benefits for all eligible employees

We invite you to discover what TCNJ has to offer.

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