Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs

The Raymond A. Mason School of Business (Mason School of Business or MSOB) at the College of William & Mary in Virginia (W&M) seeks nominations and applications for the position of Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs.

Founded in 1693, the College is the second oldest university in the nation – the first was Harvard – and educated many of the nation's Founding Fathers and leaders spanning five centuries, thus earning the name “alma mater of a nation.” It ranks consistently among the top ten public, universities in the United States. Proud traditions of the College include the founding of the national honor society Phi Beta Kappa and the student-administered Honor Code that inspires alumni, students and members of the College community to lead ethical and moral lives.

This same commitment to scholarship, service, and ethics underscores the mission and curriculum of the Raymond A. Mason School of Business. The School serves approximately 1400 undergraduate and graduate students, educating the next generation of business leaders by offering a highly personalized, experience-based learning environment that fosters team-building skills, self-reliance, an entrepreneurial spirit, and ethical character. The School's unique Individual Program of Study allows students to tailor their bachelor of business degrees to their personal career goals and combine it in inventive ways with other W&M majors and minors. Additionally, the School offers several graduate degree MBA and business programs. The School employs more than 60 full-time faculty and approximately 85 staff, and has an endowment of nearly $67 million.

The Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs is the chief faculty officer in the Mason School. The Associate Dean reports to the Dean and serves on the Dean's Senior Leadership Team, which includes the Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations, the Associate Dean for Administration, and the Associate Dean for MBA and Executive Programs. Additionally, the Associate Dean works closely with the operations and finance functions, Area Heads, Program Deans, Faculty Affairs Committee, Faculty Personnel Committee, Faculty Research and Development Committee, and Faculty Curriculum Committee.

The Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs must have an earned doctorate and demonstrated scholarship consistent with appointment to full professor. The ideal candidate will have administrative experience as a department chair, associate dean or other similar role. The position requires a person with vision, integrity and intelligence and a broad-based understanding of higher education.

For full consideration, please visit the W&M recruitment site,, and submit resume, cover letter and a list of three references. Review will begin in the near future, and the expected start date is July 1, 2017, if not sooner. Nominations and inquiries should be forwarded, in confidence, to:

Susan VanGilder, Partner

Matthew Bunting, Managing Associate

Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.