St Edwards University
  • Business Administration
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

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Dean of The Bill Munday School of Business

Business School

St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Dean of The Bill Munday School of Business. The Dean reports to the Provost and serves as a member of the Dean's Council. The Dean provides vision and leadership to all areas of the School's operation: academic and curricular affairs, student success, promotion/tenure, fund-raising, external partnerships, and community service, among others. The Dean is expected to provide leadership for academic excellence and distinction within the school, support equitable student success outcomes, promote mutually beneficial engagement with the community, and guide the School in continued compliance with accreditation standards.

Those reporting to the Dean are the Associate Dean of Academic Programs, Outreach Coordinator, and Assistant to the Dean. The Dean also regularly meets with the school's three department chairs who represent Accounting, Economics, and Finance; Management; and the Marketing, Operations, and Analytics departments.

Essential Responsibilities Include:

  • A thorough understanding of the process of conducting research and a record of strong scholarly accomplishments.
  • Successful experience in collaborating with enrollment management (recruitment and retention).
  • A success record in external relations, particularly in fund-raising, networking, and the development of student opportunities through relationships with community partners.
  • Developing partnerships in the community that are mutually beneficial-to both the university and the partner-are especially important given the Strategic Plan 2027 focus on Austin Impact.
  • Demonstrated success in and commitment to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice initiatives.
  • A sincere desire to learn about, embrace, and actualize the Holy Cross charism and mission in all professional activities.
  • An intentional leader who connects and interacts well with students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders characterized by a record of open, transparent leadership buttressed by strong oral and written communication skills.
  • An understanding of and active participation in shared governance.
  • A record of leadership in times of crisis, such as during the pandemic.
  • A record that demonstrates strategic leadership in recognizing and seizing valuable opportunities. In particular, this record should evidence innovation and a willingness to take well-reasoned risks.
  • Successful experience with strategic planning, including a record of persistence in completing strategic initiatives.

Qualifications

  • Doctorate in a discipline relevant to the school and a scholarly/service record that positions the successful candidate for appointment to the rank of Professor with tenure.
  • Comprehensive understanding of and experience with AACSB accreditation in Business. A record of successful and progressive academic administrative experience.
  • Previous experience as dean is preferred but not required.
  • A thorough understanding of the process of conducting research and a record of strong scholarly accomplishments.
  • Successful experience in collaborating with enrollment management (recruitment and retention).
  • A success record in external relations, particularly in fund-raising, networking, and the development of student opportunities through relationships with community partners.
  • Developing partnerships in the community that are mutually beneficial-to both the university and the partner-are especially important given the Strategic Plan 2027 focus on Austin Impact.
  • Demonstrated success in and commitment to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice initiatives.
  • A sincere desire to learn about, embrace, and actualize the Holy Cross charism and mission in all professional activities.
  • An intentional leader who connects and interacts well with students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders characterized by a record of open, transparent leadership buttressed by strong oral and written communication skills.
  • An understanding of and active participation in shared governance. A record of leadership in times of crisis, such as during the pandemic.
  • A record that demonstrates strategic leadership in recognizing and seizing valuable opportunities.
  • In particular, this record should evidence innovation and a willingness to take well-reasoned risks. Successful experience with strategic planning, including a record of persistence in completing strategic initiatives.

For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the Dean Profile.

The University offers an excellent total rewards package.

United Healthcare Medical & RX Coverage (HAS & FSA available)

Sun Life Financial Dental Plan

Sun Life Financial Vision Plan

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Pet Insurance

Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

Retirement Plan (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

Tuition Benefits

Paid Holidays

Services & Discounts


HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit an online application at https://stedwards.applicantpro.com. For full consideration, please submit all application materials by January 1, 2023:

  1. Cover letter;
  2. Curriculum vita;
  3. Names and contact information for five professional references, including the context in which they know you; and
  4. A diversity, equity, and inclusion statement that details the candidate's (1) knowledge, (2) track record, and (3) plans for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion as a professional at St. Edward's University (two-page maximum).

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, and INCLUSION

St. Edward's University is a diverse community devoted to proactively nurturing a campus-wide culture that promotes and ensures equity, respect, inclusion, and safety for all members regardless of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity, socio-economic background, or physical ability. We are one University that opens our hearts and minds to conversations, learning, and creating a community that is welcoming of all. Regardless of position, it is expected that each employee will embrace this commitment and demonstrate an attitude of respect toward and acceptance of all members of our community. For more information on our commitment to diversity, please visit our website https://www.stedwards.edu/about-us/diversity-equity-inclusion.

For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the Dean Profile.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. We require U.S. citizenship or permanent residency for employment, and we are not offering visa sponsorship at this time.


ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary.


Sponsorship

We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

Background Checks

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.


Reference #: J2020316

Available: 07/01/2023



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