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Dean, College of Business and Industry

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Staff

Jacksonville State University 

Dean - College of Business and Industry

Jacksonville State University (JSU) is seeking to hire a Dean for the College of Business and Industry.

The Dean is the chief administrator of the College, responsible for providing academic leadership and fostering excellence in teaching, scholarly activity, and community engagement/service. He/she has responsibility for academic planning, including continuous evaluation of current academic programs, and developing short- and long-term goals for academic growth. He/she is responsible for administrative functions, including but not limited to, staffing, budgets, and facility management. The Dean positively represents the College and the University to all constituents and is active in advancement activities.

Founded in 1883, Jacksonville State University is a learning-centered university in Jacksonville, Alabama, whose mission is to provide distinctive educational, cultural, and social experiences for a diverse student population. Located in the Appalachian foothills of northeast Alabama, approximately midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU is home to more than 9,500 students representing 44 countries. As a learning-centered university, it strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting their educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, it seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, it promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths. For a complete list of Goals, Core Values and Strategies to fulfill this Mission, go to

Candidates must possess a terminal degree along with three to five years’ experience as an academic administrator (e.g. director, department head or associate dean) and appropriate licensure, if applicable.  This position has an anticipated start date of January 3, 2023.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume or CV and unofficial transcripts to be considered for the position.  Official transcripts will be required upon hire.  

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Equal Employment Opportunity: JSU is an Equal Employment, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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