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Associate Dean for Academic Programs & Student Success
Northern Illinois University

  • Oct. 26, 2017
  • Associate Dean for Academic Programs & Student Success
  • College of Business
  • Northern Illinois University
    DeKalb, IL
    United States
  • Open Until Filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professor
    Associate/Assistant Dean
  • Business - General
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College of Business Information:
Northern Illinois University (NIU) is a regional public university located approximately 60 miles west of Chicago in DeKalb, IL. NIU is nationally ranked for ROI value and social mobility, and is recognized for providing our 18,000 students with personal, career, and life skills. The College of Business at NIU is among an elite 4% of business schools worldwide to hold AACSB International accreditation at all levels: baccalaureate, master, and accounting. Business students have the opportunity to choose from among six undergraduate programs, five graduate disciplines, as well as numerous minor and certificate programs to meet their academic and career goals.

Job Summary:
NIU’s College of Business is seeking a dynamic, articulate, and energetic leader to fill the role of Associate Dean for Academic Programs & Student Success. As the academic leader for all degree programs within the College of Business, the Associate Dean will be responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive plan for promoting best practices for student success, and fostering programmatic and co-curricular innovations aligned with our mission. As part of our senior leadership team, he or she will provide strategic direction in the areas of student recruitment, program implementation, student and industry engagement, and program assessment, working closely with College, University and community leaders to meet the dynamic needs of our diverse population. Additional details are available at

Candidates must have a terminal degree in business, or a related field, with an academic record commensurate with an appointment at the level of associate or full professor (with tenure); a demonstrable record of accomplishment in a leadership role in higher education; a commitment to teaching, research, and student success; and the ability to fully engage on a leadership team that values collaboration, innovation, and commitment to excellence.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicant materials should be submitted by November 15, 2017. Please submit a curriculum vitae and a letter of application via the NIU Employment Portal at

  • NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Pre-employment background check and verification of eligibility to work in the United States is required.

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