Dean of the School of Business and Public Administration
The University of the District of Columbia, located in upper northwest Washington, DC, is an HBCU and the public land- grant institution of higher education in the District, enrolling approximately 5,200 students from the local region, every state in the nation, and 100 foreign countries. Students matriculate in associate, baccalaureate, graduate, and professional programs. UDC promotes best practices across higher education, cognizant of shifting contexts for living and working in the 21st Century and beyond. The University has a commitment to preparing its graduates for immediate entry into the workforce, the next level of education, specialized employment opportunities, and life-long learning. For additional information about the University, please visit: www.udc.edu.
The successful candidate will have a record of administrative and academic leadership in higher education; an active, open, and collaborative working style; and a genuine enthusiasm for rigorous, creative, and effective teaching and learning. Superior communication skills, an understanding of the mission and values of a land-grant institution, and the ability to passionately advocate for excellence in research, scholarship, and learning are required. The winning candidate will have a well-rounded background, especially in the area of global learning and the application of technology in a fast- paced business and public administration environment. A terminal degree in a related field, a record of scholarship, and a minimum of three years in higher education administration, with at least five years of teaching experience in higher education, are required. Experience within the business or public administration sector will be helpful in fulfilling the requirements of this position.
The University of the District of Columbia is in the heart of the capital’s embassy district. One of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities, with rich cultural, educational, and political traditions, Washington is within driving distance of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Chesapeake Bay. In addition to its many green spaces, museums, and historical points of interest, Washington is home to thriving arts venues as well as professional and amateur sporting events and teams.
Application: For a confidential discussion or to make a nomination, please contact Isaac Karaffa, Search Manager, or Dr. James Heffernan, Senior Consultant, at 800-992-9277. Applicants may submit a letter of application and résumé only to firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information will be requested as needed. For guaranteed full consideration, please submit materials by October 27, 2014.
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