Associate Dean for Finance and Business Operations WCAS

Northwestern University Opportunity (Job ID 31663):


Northwestern University seeks to employ a varied and diverse range of dynamic people who understand the importance of our mission and vision. When you consider a career at Northwestern University, you know that you are joining an institution with a deep history of academic, professional and personal excellence.


Currently, we have a career opportunity as an Associate Dean for Finance and Business Operations WCAS (Evanston Campus).


The Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences is reimagining traditional arts and sciences education in ways that prepare our students for success in an ever-changing, complex world. The College is the most comprehensive of Northwestern’s 12 schools, offering 47 majors to approximately 4,300 undergraduate students. Our goal is to develop in students Northwestern Mindset – a flexible, adaptable view of the world that seeks to understand the pressing issues of today and transform them into the promising new opportunities of tomorrow. Staff who work in the College think creatively, work collaboratively, and are dedicated to building a strong community.


The hallmark of our distinctive educational model is diversity in all of its manifestations. We are committed to maintaining and enhancing the breadth and depth of our course offerings and to ensuring the intellectual and experiential diversity of our faculty and students. In short, we believe that diversity is an essential value that lies at the heart of our community and one that needs to be actively encouraged and pursued. 


Job Summary:

As a member of the Dean’s senior leadership team, the Associate Dean is primarily responsible for the financial strategy and management, and business operations for Weinberg College. The Associate Dean oversees the alignment of administrative operations including Finance, Human Resources, and Information Technology with the strategic initiatives of the College. The Associate Dean is responsible for developing and implementing current best practice policies and systems in finance and operations to support the growth and impact of the College.


Associate Dean for Finance and Business Operations WCAS