Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Programs

Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, one of the world’s leading teaching and research universities, seeks an Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Programs.  With administrative responsibility for seven graduate business programs, this senior leadership position plays a critical role in ensuring Olin Business School’s continued growth and success. 

Olin Business School offers a portfolio of graduate programs that meet the needs of many different students including Full-Time MBA, Professional MBA (PMBA) and four Specialized Masters Programs (SMP) with eight tracks.  Responsible for maintaining current knowledge of developments in management education programs both in the United States and abroad, the Associate Dean works closely with the faculty, dean, associate deans, other administrators, and other schools within Washington University to assure that degree programs continuously strive to provide the highest quality educational experience.  The Associate Dean is responsible for selection, motivation, evaluation, and supervision of two direct reports overseeing a staff of 22 who oversee admissions, student advising, financial aid, recruitment, and program direction support for the MBA, PMBA, and SMP programs.

Olin’s mission fits within the clear purpose that drives the entire Washington University in St. Louis community: to create an environment that encourages and supports intellectual and personal collaboration to make a difference in the lives of its students, its community, and the world.  A medium-sized, independent university, Washington University is counted among the world’s leaders in teaching, research, patient care, and service to society.

Successful candidates will hold a graduate degree, preferably in business-discipline.  Previous university experience, especially with respect to successfully leading change, is required.  Previous supervisory and management experience is expected.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a professional résumé and letter of application that addresses the opportunities, responsibilities, and requirements associated with the position.  These materials should be filed electronically via the university’s employment website at    Job #35420

Olin welcomes all aspects of identity into our community, including but not limited to: race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, ability, religious beliefs, political beliefs, physical appearance, sex, nationality, and veteran status.

Questions about the position, or nominations of individuals for consideration, should be directed to Kyle Meingast, at or 617-401-2991.