Dean of the College of Business Administration

Dean of the College of Business Administration

The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Business Administration (CBA). UNO seeks a dynamic, visionary leader to build on the college's existing success and partner with faculty, students, staff, and external stakeholders toward further excellence. Reporting to and working with the Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and faculty, the dean's responsibility is to advance the mission and vision of UNO and the College of Business Administration.

The University of Nebraska at Omaha became part of the University of Nebraska system in 1968, and has emerged as the region's premier metropolitan university, committed to teaching, research, and service. UNO has long set the pace for higher education in Nebraska and continues to offer an academically rigorous experience to a diverse community. The AACSB-accredited College of Business Administration is one of six colleges at UNO and enrolls approximately 1,800 undergraduate students and 500 graduate students. In addition to a strong undergraduate program, the UNO College of Business Administration has four highly regarded graduate programs (MBA, Executive MBA, Master of Economics and Master of Accounting) and a mature non-credit executive education curriculum.

The dean serves as the chief executive officer for the UNO College of Business Administration and leads the strategic planning and decision-making for the collegiate unit based on the UNO College of Business Administration's faculty-approved strategic plan, and works to strengthen the value proposition of the UNO College of Business Administration. Working with the faculty and staff, the dean leads the college's efforts to develop new programs and supports the continuous improvement of existing programs. She or he is a champion for student recruitment and retention, as a part of the team responsible for all UNO recruitment. The dean serves as the liaison to the rest of the UNO campus, the other campuses in the University of Nebraska system, and other partners in the United States and throughout the world. As the college's primary external representative, the dean also leads the development activities of the college in partnership with the University of Nebraska Foundation.

The next dean of the UNO College of Business Administration will hold a minimum of a graduate degree and will also possess a distinguished record of leadership and professional accomplishments. Additional information on the institution and position, including a full list of responsibilities and requirements, can be found in the position profile at under the "Current Searches" tab.

Application and Nomination Procedure
The search is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. To arrange a confidential conversation about this position, please contact one of the consultants facilitating the search, Dr. Eric Richtmyer at or Dr. Jay Lemons at

The position is open until filled but only applications received by August 23, 2019 can be assured full consideration. Application materials should include a substantive cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a list of five professional references with full contact information and a note indicating the nature of your working relationship with each. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Nominations, inquiries, and applications can be submitted in confidence to:

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.

The University has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of under-represented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply.

The University of Nebraska at Omaha is committed to maintaining an environment for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors, that is fair and responsible – an environment that is based on one's ability and performance.

The University of Nebraska at Omaha declares and affirms a policy of equal education and employment opportunities, and non-discrimination in providing services to the public.

The University of Nebraska at Omaha prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. This policy is applicable to all university administered programs including educational programs, financial aid, admission policies and employment policies

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