Dean, College of Business

Northern Michigan University

Dean, College of Business

Northern Michigan University invites nominations and applications for a visionary leader to serve as its next Dean of the College of Business. The Dean plays a critical role in shaping a distinctive path for the college that aligns with the university’s strategic plan. NMU is committed to the success of its students through world-class teaching, boundless opportunities for student research and scholarship, and innovative academic and career-based programs within an active and vibrant living-learning community.

The College of Business provides educational opportunities for students from all backgrounds and locations. Its faculty and staff are dedicated professionals who excel in connecting with students and providing an exceptional educational experience. The college has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 2002 and successfully completed the external review for ongoing accreditation in January 2018. The college serves more than 700 undergraduate students and 20 graduate students across a range of programs.

For a complete position profile and list of qualifications, and details on the nomination and application process, please visit:

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. However, in order to assure the fullest consideration, candidates are encouraged to have complete applications submitted to the search firm assisting the university by October 23, 2018. Please direct all applications, nominations, and inquiries for the position to the search firm assisting the university at the contact information below:

Ryan Crawford, Partner                

Gretchen Hoffman, Senior Associate                            

7500 Rialto Blvd.

Building 1, Suite 250

Austin, TX 78735

(737) 207-0568

Refer to code “NMU-COB” in subject line

NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.