Dean, Colangelo College of Business - Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University! One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning.
Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University. The Colangelo College of Business has approximately 40 degree programs for undergraduate and graduate students in various learning modalities with a full-time team of 35 faculty and staff.
Do you want to lead a growing college of business with a teaching-focused mission that integrates Christian faith and celebrates the free markets? Do you want to be part of an academic leadership team on one of the most innovative universities in the nation with multi-modality learning? Do you want to work alongside a global basketball icon and transform business education with Mr. Jerry Colangelo? We may have the opportunity you have been looking for.
Grand Canyon University’s Colangelo College of Business (CCOB), Colangelo College of Business, is seeking a Dean to lead the Colangelo College of Business into the next decade. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of our academic community.
What we are offering:
The opportunity to work at a thriving diverse campus and online student population
Projected start date - Winter/Spring 2023
The chance to promote a business mindset for today’s changing world, as well as help with the integration of faith and celebrate free market capitalism
The opportunity to contribute to the development of the next generation of business professionals
Join a leadership team that has created a Christian-based, high-quality academic experience for all socio-economic classes of society that hasn’t raised tuition in 14-years
What you will do:
Lead faculty and staff in support of the GCU mission to include every/all aspect of the students’ academic experience, as well as program revision, and new, innovative degree program development in all modalities
Accountable for re-accreditation earned in 2017, next accreditation visit is scheduled for 2027
Continue high-quality learning outcomes, a culture of assessment, free market capitalism, servant leadership
Lead a college in collaboration with all university teams and services in a matrix-organization that creates efficiencies and leverages best practices for student success and college operations (i.e., Faculty Training & Development, Curriculum Design & Development, and Marketing).
Lead the unique/innovative entrepreneurship program with its own incubator/accelerator as well as an affiliation with an angel investment group and a Latino-oriented new business development center
Lead the college advisory board; interact w/C-level business leaders to advocate for GCU, participate w/college
Lead and support efforts of the Advancement office to fund raise for college scholarships
Lead faculty and support professional development of teaching - service - scholarship
Coordinate with the Alumni office to support, highlight, and promote alumni success
Lead and support the integrity of the GCU Christian mission, faith integration & learning outcomes
What you need:
Doctoral degree preferred
Experience in higher education teaching, scholarship, and/or administration
Significant (5+ years desired), documented, industry experience and/or leadership roles
Ability and experience leading at operational and strategic levels
Passion to share your Christian faith as a leader and educator
Experience, skill set in business development, working with industry/government partners to promote the college and/or orchestrate hiring pathways for students
Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University
Why work at GCU:
Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan
Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays
Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events
We also offer full-time employees, their spouses and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program
Free on-site gyms at all our office locations
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Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R000045170