Responsibilities: 1. Participate in the management of the University and its academic programs as a member of the Council of Administrators, Academic Leadership Council, and Deans Council. Foster and maintain relationships with alumni, business and industry, community partners and constituent groups. 2. Provide overall leadership, direction, and management of faculty, staff and students within the College of Business; plan and monitor overall budget for the College; implement and enforce contractual requirements as defined in labor/management agreements and University and system policy and procedure. 3. Supervise the College of Business departments as they exercise their responsibilities to plan, to propose/recommend/ monitor budgets, to recruit/recommend/assign faculty/staff and to oversee the development, improvement and retention of these programs. 4. Promote and support faculty and staff professional development and training; assess and evaluate overall outcomes and performance. 5. Lead the College in curriculum development and revision to prepare professionals for the 21st century. Review and recommend approval/disapproval of curriculum and program materials submitted by departments; assess their academic and economic impact; plan and implement periodic program reviews. 6. Lead the College assessment effort and the development of outcome measures needed by accrediting agencies. 7. Manage accreditation processes including submission of reports to accrediting agencies and state boards. 8. Manage the recruitment, selection and supervision of faculty and staff in the College; make hiring decisions; strive to realize diversity initiatives. 9. Represent the interests and concerns of the University at conferences and professional meetings at the Minn State system, state and national level. Participate in university, state, and national committees and councils. 10. Other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Provost/VPAA.
Required: Education: Earned doctorate in one of the major disciplines reflected in the College of Business from a regionally accredited institution.
Type and length of experience: At least five years of demonstrated successful and progressive administrative experience in higher education (e.g. program director, department chair, associate dean) in addition to a record of full-time teaching.
Knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform duties and responsibilities:
Strong demonstrated skills in leadership, budgeting, office management, resource management, and affirmative action practices in a collective bargaining environment.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; public speaking.
Effective organizational and project management skills.
A record of research and publication or other scholarly or creative achievements.
Experience with national accreditation, including AACSB.
Knowledge of accrediting processes relevant to the department within the college.
Ability to guide assessment and outcome measures needed by accrediting and licensing agencies.
Demonstrated knowledge of education that reflects the breadth of the College of Business programs and initiatives (Accounting; Business Administration; Economics; Finance; Marketing).
Experience with alternative instructional environments (e.g. distance education, experiential education, travel study, use of educational technologies).
Experience in securing and managing external grants and other sources of funding.
Experience working with community, business and alumni constituencies.
Ability to work with other academic administrators to guide the development of the university.
Demonstrated skills working in a culturally diverse setting; strong commitment to diversity.
1.A cover letter which addresses the qualifications listed previously; 2.Curriculum Vitae/ Resume; 3.Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate); 4.A statement explaining your personal or professional experiences in working with diverse populations (such as persons from differing race / ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, gender, or mental and physical ability) as well as how the applicant would contribute toward a diverse and inclusive academic and employment culture and community at Winona State University. Statements should be 1 page or less; 5.Contact Information for at least 3 references, with addresses and telephone numbers.
About Winona State University: Founded in 1858, Winona State University (WSU) is the oldest member of the Minnesota State System of colleges and universities. Today WSU serves approximately 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students across two campuses in Winona and Rochester, Minnesota (MN). Winona State was named the second-best public institution in Minnesota by U.S. News & World Report's
Founded in 1858, Winona State University is a comprehensive public university with close to 8,900 students. The oldest member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, Winona State offers 80 undergraduate, pre-professional, licensure, graduate, and doctorate programs on its three campuses: the original Main Campus in Winona, the West Campus in Winona, and Winona State University-Rochester.