Dean of the School of Business

Madonna University in Michigan

Date Posted January 23, 2014
Type Administrative
Employment Type Full-time

Dean of the School of Business

Madonna University (Livonia, Michigan) seeks a dynamic individual for the role of Dean of the School of Business. Serving on the Academic Council with the Provost and seven other deans, this important administrative position is responsible for overseeing all matters related to the School of Business academic programs; curriculum development; research; staffing (recruitment, hiring, workload, evaluation, and professional development); academic accreditation; international outreach; online programming; student complaints/grievances; budgeting and planning; program assessment; and resource development/grant writing. This is a full-time (twelve-month) position.

The Dean provides leadership in advocating for the traditional hallmarks of excellence in higher education by encouraging and facilitating high standards of academic quality through appointment of appropriately credentialed faculty members, admission of qualified students, high expectations for student achievement, rigorous program assessment, and building relationships with potential employers.


  • Ph.D. degree in business administration or related field required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of full-time university teaching experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to work cooperatively with faculty and departmental staff and students.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to think entrepreneurially, exercise initiative and independent judgment, and interact with others with tact and diplomacy.
  • Positive service-oriented attitude and follow-through to plan, organize, and manage a diverse workload with attention to detail.
  • Experience in academic accreditation.
  • Demonstrated success in fund raising/grant writing.

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, up-to-date curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to Angela Sherry, Academic Contracts and Services Specialist, Madonna University, 36600 Schoolcraft Road, Livonia, MI 48150 or

The applications will be reviewed beginning February 15, 2014.
A detailed job description for this position is available at

Madonna University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

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