PNW Dean, College of Business

Updated: about 12 hours ago
Location: Hammond, INDIANA

The dean of COB reports to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. The dean provides strategic academic leadership for the college and is responsible for enhancing its core missions of learning, discovery, and engagement. The successful candidate will understand the opportunities and challenges facing public universities in the current higher education landscape and possess the skills, leadership, and vision to advance the college in this complex environment. The dean will be engaged in strategic planning and establishing a vision for the college.

Reporting to the dean are the Director of the White Lodging School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, the Director of the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center, two associate deans, the COB department chairs, a senior administrative assistant, an administrative assistant, a technology specialist, an employer relations specialist, a career counselor and training program supervisor, a professional selling program coordinator, and a director of enrollment management and assessment. The dean also works in concert with dedicated staff in Institutional Advancement to further the college’s culture of philanthropy. There are approximately 1,000 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in the college, with more than 95 full-time and part-time faculty and staff.

The dean will oversee a budget of approximately $9 million annually. During FY22, PNW moved to an incentive-based budget model that will afford an innovative and entrepreneurial leader the ability to make significant change in the college.

The dean will be actively engaged in program development, curricular enhancement, budget planning, resource development, and assessment of student learning.


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