Founded in 1969, Stockton University, New Jersey’s Distinctive Public University, is also one of America’s most distinctive public universities, consistently ranking among the nation’s finest educational institutions and among the top ten public Master’s institutions in the Northeast. Stockton proudly offers the academic, technological, and cultural advantages of a large institution combined with the community spirit of a small liberal arts college. Stockton is noted for combining an outstanding interdisciplinary approach to graduate and undergraduate education with all the qualities of an outstanding employer. We offer a unique vibrant working environment, a wealth of work related opportunities and outstanding employee benefits. Stockton is committed to attracting, encouraging and retaining a qualified workforce to support the mission of the University. The University is located in the Pinelands National Reserve in southern New Jersey, about one hour from Philadelphia, two hours from New York City, three hours from the Baltimore/Washington area, and 20 minutes from Atlantic City. The University’s location, active, stimulating campus life and diverse community make Stockton University a great place to work!
Title: Dean, School of Business
Requisition Code: S1900134
Location: Multiple Locations
Job Category: Professional
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Stockton University (Stockton or the University), seeks an entrepreneurial, creative and strategic leader to serve as the next Dean of The School of Business (the School). The new Dean will capitalize on the School's AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accreditation and the new Stockton University Atlantic City to articulate a vision that aligns with the University's strategic plan, lead the School as it develops unique programs, and build external relationships and partnerships with business leaders in the surrounding area and beyond.
Stockton University is a public undergraduate and graduate liberal arts University that includes programs in the arts, sciences and professional studies. It is part of the New Jersey state system of higher education. Stockton's 1,600 acre main campus is located in the Pinelands National Reserve in Galloway, New Jersey. In the fall of 2018, the University opened Stockton University Atlantic City, its brand new residential site, approximately 20 minutes from the main campus. Additional locations include Manahawkin, Hammonton and Woodbine.
The School of Business offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Business Studies, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, and Hospitality & Tourism Management Studies. The School enrolls over 1,860 undergraduate and nearly 100 graduate students and has a budget of $7 million , 46 full-time faculty and 12 staff.
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As the chief academic and administrative officer for the School of Business, the Dean reports to the Provost and provides leadership to students, faculty and staff. The Dean leads planning, accreditation program development, fundraising, administrative and personnel efforts to build and sustain excellence in the School's operations. The Dean works collaboratively with Stockton leadership, other administrators and deans, faculty and staff to advance the University and the School. Additionally the Dean is the School's primary representative and engages with external stakeholders to build visibility, reputation, philanthropic support and revenue.
Stockton seeks a Dean for the School of Business who demonstrates exemplary strategic leadership ability, innovative drive and high energy and emotional intelligence. The Dean will bring a deep understanding of and respect for the importance of liberal arts as the foundation for quality professional education. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial instinct as well as an outstanding record of leadership and management in complex academic or commensurate institutions. The Dean will engage community leaders in the surrounding region, external partners in academia and industry, and alumni in the work of the School, securing resources and building relationships of enduring institutional value to the School, Stockton, the greater southeastern New Jersey region, Northern New Jersey, and the New York, Pennsylvania regions. The successful candidate will also bring an appreciation for and provide leadership to the School on diversity, equity and inclusion among students, faculty and staff.
How To Apply:
Inquiries, nominations, referrals and CVs with cover letters should be sent electronically to:
Jackie Mildner, Partner
Marc St. Hilaire, Senior Associate
Electronic submission of materials is strongly encouraged.
Required Documents: Letter of Interest, Resume
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All offers are contingent upon successful completion of background check.
Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at https://www.stockton.edu/police/documents/crime-stats/2018AnnualReport.pdf . The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.