Associate Dean for Advancement

Position Overview

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The Rutgers Business School invites applications, nominations, and inquiries for the position of Associate Dean for Advancement.

The Rutgers Business School (RBS), located in Newark and New Brunswick, NJ, seeks an entrepreneurial, collaborative, team-oriented, and strategic fundraising professional to serve as its next Associate Dean for Advancement. As the chief advancement officer reporting to the Dean of RBS and the Associate Vice Chancellor for Development for Strategic Initiatives, Rutgers-Newark, the Associate Dean for Advancement will begin their tenure during an exciting period as RBS positions itself for philanthropic growth in conjunction with a multi-billion university-wide comprehensive fundraising campaign. As RBS emerges as a preeminent institution for business education that highlights program innovation, student diversity and success, and faculty excellence in research and teaching, the Associate Dean for Advancement role is a compelling opportunity for an accomplished advancement leader who can think big, boldly, and creatively to advance the mission, vision, and values of RBS.

RBS educates more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students at two main campuses in New Jersey, as well as satellite locations in Jersey City, Madison, and Singapore. Steeped in academic excellence, with a distinguished faculty and a corps of over 50,000 successful alumni, RBS is highly ranked by Financial Times, U.S. News & World Report, The Economist and Bloomberg Businessweek. It is recognized as the #1 public business school in the New York Tri-State area and one of the Top 25 public MBA programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Located in close proximity to Wall Street, New Jersey’s pharmaceutical hub, and Philadelphia’s business and financial center, RBS offers students programs that equip them with the skills needed to succeed in today’s diverse global business environment. For additional information about Rutgers Business School, please visit:

A position profile and listing of the required/preferred characteristics and priorities can be found above.

Nominations and Applications

The Search Committee will begin a review of applications immediately and continue its work until an appointment is made. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by the target date of July 15, 2021 and include:

  1. A letter of interest, which responds directly to the position qualifications and leadership opportunities listed in the position profile;
  2. Resume or curriculum vitae; and
  3. Four professional references, with email addresses and telephone numbers. References will be contacted at a later stage and with the approval of the candidate.

Nominations and applications should be sent electronically (Microsoft Word or PDF format) to:

All applications, nominations and inquiries will be handled in confidence.

Please direct nominations and inquiries to:

Kimberly Templeton, Principal, / (540) 761-9494

Monica Burton, Principal, / (917) 825-2961

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