Saint Xavier University invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Graham School of Management. Saint Xavier University (SXU) is a distinguished four-year, private, Catholic institution located in a residential neighborhood on the southwest side of Chicago. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846 and chartered in 1847, Saint Xavier holds the distinction of being Chicago’s first Catholic university.
At Saint Xavier University, we value diversity and inclusion as a Hispanic-serving institution that serves many first-generation students and adult learners. In an effort to advance our mission, we seek candidates who have the interest in and experience working with a diverse student population and encourage people of color, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.
This is an exciting opportunity to lead the Graham School of Management, recognized for excellence and accredited by the AACSB. The Dean provides leadership and oversight of faculty and staff in Accounting and Finance, and Management and Marketing, the two divisions within the School. The Dean is responsible for academic excellence through the assurance of sound academic processes for academic program review and development; hiring, professional development, promotion and tenure of faculty; and the implementation of the academic mission of the University by advancing academic development in accord with the University’s strategic plan and the goals of the School. The Dean also exercises oversight for the school’s financial vitality by collaborating with the Provost and Vice President for Finance and Administration/CFO, as well as leadership in other units responsible for implementing enrollment strategies and technology.
The new Dean of the Graham School of Management will hold an earned doctorate (or the equivalent professional degree) and be eligible for appointment at the rank of Professor with tenure. For additional information about this opportunity, please review the position profile, which includes a full list of requirements and desired characteristics as well as the leadership agenda.
Nominations and applications will be received until the position is filled; however, the committee will begin review of applications in late June 2019. For best consideration, applications should be received by July 15, 2019.
Application materials should include a cover letter addressing the leadership agenda and qualifications/characteristics listed in the position profile, a current curriculum vita, and the names and contact information for five professional references (with a brief note explaining their relationship to the candidate). References will not be contacted without first notifying and receiving permission from candidates.
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