Dean of the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business
Georgia College, the state's only designated public liberal arts university, invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Dean of the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business (CoB).
The CoB enrolls more than 1,400 BBA majors, 225 BS majors, and 200 graduate students. The CoB offers undergraduate majors in Accounting, Computer Science, Economics, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing. In addition to the MBA, the CoB offers specialty master’s degrees in Logistics, Management Information Systems, and Accountancy. The College is accredited by AACSB and the Computer Science program is accredited by ABET. The CoB has 45 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, ten permanent lecturers, and a staff of eight. For more information about the CoB visit: http://www.gcsu.edu/business.
Georgia College is a member institution of the University System of Georgia and serves as the state's designated public liberal arts university. Georgia College is regionally accredited by SACSCOC, and is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC). Georgia College enrolls approximately 6,900 undergraduate and graduate students and is prominently ranked in a number of leading publications. Georgia College has a number of high rankings including US News and World Report Top 10 in “Top Public Schools in the South” and Kiplinger’s “Best College Value.”
The Dean will serve as the chief academic and administrative officer of the College responsible and accountable for the strategic and academic direction of its operations. The Dean has primary responsibility for the leadership of the College, the well-being and development of the College, its faculty and staff, its students, its courses of study and other activities. The Dean will be an experienced leader, knowledgeable about every aspect of the College’s operations, and committed to transparency, shared governance, and collaborative leadership. The Dean should be experienced in external resource generation through industry partnerships, alumni engagement, development, and fundraising.
The preferred candidate will have an earned Ph.D. in an appropriate field and demonstrated successful experience in academic administration within an accredited business school. Qualified applicants should have evidence of scholarly and professional achievement that merits a tenured faculty appointment at the rank of professor within the college. The Dean should be experienced in external resource generation through industry partnerships, alumni engagement, development, and fundraising. Furthermore, the incoming Dean will be expected to collaborate with the institution to help develop and promote entrepreneurial activity, innovation, and accountability.
Inquiries, nominations, and applications should be directed via e-mail to the University's consultants, Ann Yates and Jessica Herrington at GCSU-DeanCOB@wittkieffer.com. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae and a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership Profile, available at www.wittkieffer.com. All inquiries will be treated in confidence. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by September 15, 2019.
Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College.