Director of the School of Accountancy

Ohio University in Ohio

Date Posted August 11, 2014
Employment Type Full-time

Director of the School of Accountancy

Ohio University invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the School of Accountancy

Ohio University is excited to announce the search for a new Director of the School of Accountancy. The mission of the School of Accountancy is to provide an engaging learning experience that transforms students into promising accounting professionals of integrity ready to serve the global economy. The school provides a superior education with innovative professors who challenge their students to excel and who support their students' professional aspirations. The School of Accountancy has maintained separate AACSB (the highest accounting accrediting body) accounting accreditation since 1995.

Founded in 1804, Ohio University is a major multi-campus public research institution, with its main campus in Athens, Ohio. Ohio University holds as its central purpose the intellectual and personal development of its students. Distinguished by its rich history, diverse campus, international community, and beautiful Appalachian setting, Ohio University is known for its outstanding faculty of accomplished teachers whose research and creative activity advance knowledge across many disciplines. The University has over 38,000 students across 8 campuses, with 23,000 students enrolled at the Athens Campus.

The College of Business, led by Dean Hugh Sherman, has 85 faculty members and over 3000 students. The College of Business provides a distinctive learning environment that actively engages students, faculty, and the business community in developing knowledge and skills relevant for success in a complex, global economy. The College of Business is home to a number of innovative centers and institutes that broaden students' educational experiences, including the Center for International Business Education & Development, the Walter Center for Strategic Leadership, and the Schey Sales Centre. The School of Accountancy takes pride in its innovative problem-based curriculum and outstanding relationships with the Accounting Profession. Our students are highly recruited by Big 4 offices throughout the country, in addition to numerous regional public firms and corporate offices.

The successful Director Candidate will be a person of vision and integrity, with a commitment to excellence, an entrepreneurial spirit, and an enthusiasm for innovative curricula, programs, and alliances.

Further information about the university and the college is available at Requests for additional information should be directed to While applications and nominations will be accepted until a new Director is selected, for optimal consideration, interested parties are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume by October 1, 2014 to the address below.

Ohio U Accounting Director Search

R. William Funk & Associates

100 Highland Park Village, Suite 200

Dallas, Texas 75205


Fax: 214/295-3312

~OU is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, and Encourages Applications From All Groups Traditionally Underrepresented in Higher Education.~


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