Dean of College of Business and Technology

January 5, 2016

Northeastern State University (NSU) is accepting applications and nominations for Dean of the College of Business and Technology. The Dean reports directly to the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs. The Dean has responsibilities in strategic planning, enrollment and budget management, curriculum and program development, external relations and fundraising, tenure and promotion, supervision and evaluation of staff, program assessment, and accreditation. 

The College of Business & Technology at NSU is a student-centered college which provides innovative business education to its students. Our students graduate with high-quality degrees and professional expertise that put them in demand with area employers. The College of Business & Technology offers 13 undergraduate programs and four graduate programs. Classes are offered on both the Tahlequah and Broken Arrow campuses using traditional, blended, and online delivery methods. Our relatively small class sizes allow students to regularly interact with faculty. NSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. In addition, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accredits all bachelor of business administration (BBA) degrees as well as the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Science in Accounting and Financial Analysis.


  • Enhance and pursue to realization the vision and the mission of the College
  • Adhere to shared governance philosophies
  • Promote faculty and student successes to internal and external audiences
  • Recruit, retain, and develop an outstanding faculty and staff
  • Provide vision and leadership in fiscal matters, particularly in budget discipline
  • Pursue faculty, staff, and student diversification
  • Develop new courses, degrees, and programming consistent with the needs of the NSU service area and the NSU mission
  • Focus on enrollment management initiatives and program growth
  • Oversee program review, assessment, and all related accreditations
  • Promote innovation and entrepreneurism
  • Pursue development activities and fundraising
  • Collaborate with business and industry
  • Enhance career services and professional opportunities for students
  • Foster partnerships with area high schools, colleges and universities



Candidates must have an earned doctorate in a degree offered within the College and possess professional credentials and accomplishments to qualify for the rank of full professor. A minimum of three years experience in academic administration at the level of department chair or higher is required.

Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter, vitae, complete contact information for five references, and a copy of unofficial graduate transcripts via the online employment system. Nominations may be sent to Dr. Phil Bridgmon, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The preferred deadline for applications and nominations is January 31, 2017.


The Administration of Northeastern State University strongly supports the fundamental belief and commitment to the principles of equality and opportunity for all people.  

This institution, .  .  .  in compliance with and to the extent required by Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 402 of the Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and other applicable federal laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, genetic information, or status as a veteran, and to the extent allowed by Oklahoma law, marital status, sexual orientation and gender identity in its programs and activities.  These protections extend to employment with and admission to NSU, as well as participation in university sponsored programs.  Northeastern State University complies with Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and equal employment opportunity for VEVRRA protected veterans.  This includes but is not limited to admissions, employment, financial aid, and educational services.