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Dean of Business and Technology
Date Posted 12/21/2018
Hiring Status Accepting Applications
Location Twin Cities Campus
Position Responsibilities

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota invites applications for Dean of Business and Technology. Reporting to the Chief Academic Officer, the Dean is the chief administrative, fiscal, and academic officer for the School of Business and Technology (the “School”) which comprises both undergraduate and graduate education. The Dean provides leadership of the School’s academic programs, and assesses the effectiveness and promotes the prominence of the School’s educational programs, research activities, outreach and partnership programs, advancement and development, and international education initiatives. The Dean also serves on the University Academic Council and has responsibility for the strategic, programmatic, financial, fundraising, and management operations that support the mission of the School and its role within the university.  A complete profile providing a full description of this opportunity can be accessed here.

Essential Skills and Abilities
  • An appreciation of shared governance and evidence of strong abilities to work effectively and collaboratively with university administration, faculty, students, staff, and other constituent groups and partners.
  • Mastery of the wide range of relationships, tasks, and perspectives required in working with higher education executives.
  • Exceptional written, presentation and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skill; significant problem-solving expertise.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence, and multicultural literacy.
  • Grant writing, fundraising, philanthropic development expertise.
  • Subject matter expertise in contemporary issues in higher education in general and business education in particular, along with their impact on traditional, non-traditional and online learners, as well as regulatory, governmental, and public media issues affecting higher education.
  • Judgment, diplomacy, discretion, and professionalism skills.
  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
  • An earned Ph.D. or similar terminal degree is required, with an academic record sufficient to merit appointment as a tenured professor.
  • Significant prior business experience strongly preferred.
  • 10 years of progressive academic leadership experience in higher education in a senior level/executive academic post.
  • Successful administrative experience at an HLC-accredited college at the level of academic department head, assistant dean, or dean or other comparable administrative experience that includes influencing and collaborating with executive level leaders.
  • Experience successfully developing and executing academic strategies in a complex, comprehensive, multi-campus university.
  • Experience with finding, applying for, and securing resources through grants and foundations.
  • Competent financial literacy with fiscal skills and business acumen necessary to allocate resources effectively and efficiently among competing and compelling needs of the institution and its mission.
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota seeks a highly qualified, diverse applicant pool and especially encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. SMUMN is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
 
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.
Additional Required Materials Cover letter/statement of interest, resume/CV, transcripts for all degrees, 5 professional references
Application Review Date
Starting Date 06/01/2019
Contact David Miliotis, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources
Contact Email dmilioti@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length 12 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.
EEO M/W/D/V
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