Washington State University in Washington

Date Posted September 1, 2014
Type Administrative
Employment Type Full-time




Washington State University, one of the nation's leading land grant institutions, announces a nationwide search for a new Dean of the Carson College of Business

Washington State University conducts transformational research and provides world-class education to more than 27,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State is one of only 96 public and private institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as a "very high research activity" university. In addition to the Pullman campus, WSU has campuses in Spokane, the Tri-Cities, and Vancouver, and a developing campus in Everett; four research and extension centers within the state and extension offices in every county; and a Global Campus with online degree programs accessible worldwide. The University's annual operating budget expenditures are nearly $1 billion. 

The Carson College of Business (CCB) is accredited at the baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The College offers programs at three WSU campuses with the largest campus in Pullman and urban campuses located in Vancouver and the Tri-Cities area. The CCB also provides programs internationally in China, Greece, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Korea, Australia and Thailand.

The CCB offers a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with specializations in Accounting, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management and Operations, Management Information Systems, International Business, and Marketing. Also offered is a Bachelor of Arts degree in Hospitality Business Management with a specialization offered in Wine Business Management. Post graduate degree offerings include PhD in Business Administration, Masters of Accounting, face-to-face MBA, Online MBA and Online Executive MBA. WSU's Online MBA programs are ranked in the top-10 nationally by US News & World Report. Non-Degree programs in accounting and sales are also available. The CCB's current undergraduate enrollments exceed 1,200 certified majors, in addition to undergraduate online enrollments of 420. Postgraduate Business programs have 260 enrollments. [Additional information about the College can be found at].

It is expected that the best candidates for the position will have demonstrated an ability to lead and manage a complex academic organization and will possess an outstanding record as an accomplished scholar and educator who merits tenure at the rank of full professor. The Dean is expected to be a champion of both teaching and research and be devoted to excellence and shared governance. The next Dean should possess exemplary interpersonal and communication skills; impeccable integrity; a collegial and approachable demeanor; a team orientation; and a student-centered approach to academic leadership.

While applications and nominations will be accepted until a new Dean is selected, interested parties are encouraged to submit their materials to our consultant at the address below by November 1 to assure optimal consideration.

WSU Business Dean Search
R. William Funk & Associates 100 Highland Park Village, Suite 200 Dallas, Texas 75205

Fax: 214/295-3312
~Washington State University is an EEO/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.~

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