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Associate Dean - Austin E Cofrin School of Business


Posting Date

9/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

UW System Title:  Associate Dean

Essential Job Functions

The Austin E. Cofrin School of Business (AECSB) at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay seeks applicants for the position of Associate Dean. The Associate Dean will hold the endowed Austin E. Cofrin Chair of Business and report to the Dean of the AECSB. The Associate Dean is responsible for coordinating activities related to accreditation, curriculum, and enrollment management, coordination among the four campus locations, and initiatives related to excellence of the AECSB and its programs and services. The Associate Dean will also serve as the Director of the Executive Impact MBA program.

The AECSB was established in 2010 and was elevated to a College in the summer of 2016. The AECSB supports three young departments in Accounting and Finance, Business Administration, and Marketing and Management. The College supports roughly 1,200 students, primarily at the undergraduate level, and has sustained continued annual growth over the last four years at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and is preparing for future expansion. The College offers graduate degrees in Management, Data Science, and through its pending Executive Impact MBA program. The School supports undergraduate programs in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Analysis, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management. The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay supports campuses in Green Bay (main), Manitowoc, Marinette, and Sheboygan, with degrees options available at all locations. Collectively this institutional cluster is situated in the third largest economic engine and the third largest population base within the state of Wisconsin, with positive future demographics and strong community partnerships. The potential for external collaboration is strong and supported through the AECSB’s Small Business Development Center, its partnership with TitleTown Tech, and numerous long-standing relationships. The School is dedicated to meeting its responsibility as an access-oriented, regional comprehensive university, serving the regional population. These values are supported by the AECSB Academic Plan, which includes an expectation to earn Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) accreditation, an actionable and regionally tailored Diversity and Inclusivity plan, programmatic alignment with the region, and a focus on creating community and high-impact experiences for our students. The faculty and staff are committed to student success, and faculty actively engage in impactful scholarship.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in the continuing development and implementation of the School's strategic plan to obtain initial accreditation by the AACSB.
  • Provide leadership in developing the Executive Impact MBA program, new programs, and centers of excellence.
  • Promote a culture of collaboration within the AECSB.
  • Provide leadership in the pursuit of excellence of programs and services that support student-learning experiences.
  • Provide oversight of curriculum planning and management, including enrollment management, program reviews, and academic catalog revisions among programs and at all four locations.
  • Manage the planning, preparation, and modification of the fall, spring, summer, and January interim timetable/schedule of classes for all four locations.
  • Coordinate data management for School curricular and program information.
  • Communicate with graduate and governance unit chairs and the faculty/staff about student advising activities.
  • Support School efforts to promote professional development of faculty/staff and faculty excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.
  • Assume backup budget authority in the Dean's absence.
  • Represent the College and the Dean on institutional committees and within the University community as appointment by the Dean.
  • Assist with community outreach and fundraising and faculty/staff searches within the School.
  • Teach one undergraduate class per year.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Earned doctorate, or equivalent, in Business or related field, at time of application
  • Record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service consistent with the grant of tenure and the rank of Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Experience with curricular planning and development at the department or university level
  • Commitment to excellence in programs and services that promote student achievement and success


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with either initial accreditation or a continuous improvement review by the AACSB
  • Experience with using distance education delivery strategies to coordinate programs and curriculum among multiple campuses
  • Experience developing programs/centers in areas such as entrepreneurship, supply chain management, or technology-related fields
  • Commitment to, and evidence of, securing external support through granting, fundraising, and development


The successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with a diverse student population, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to be part of a collaborative team. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource. The AECSB values experience working in the world of business.

Conditions of Appointment

Position is a full-time Limited appointment.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s).  A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s).  In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. 

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.

Salary

Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

BENEFIT DETAILS
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Associate Dean - Austin E Cofrin School of Business"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.
 

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Unofficial transcripts of the highest degree achieved

You must select "Submit" to forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Kelly Anklam
Phone:  (920) 465-2006
Email:  aecsb@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Thursday, October 31, 2019.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our Office of Public Safety website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.