Dean, School of Business
World Education University - Palm Springs, CA

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Position Summary The Dean of the School of Business is responsible for the overall operation of the School and its academic programs. The Dean is an academic administrator of major importance to the University and reports directly to the President and Chief Academic Officer. The Dean has both the authority and responsibility for planning, budgeting, scheduling, personnel matters, curriculum, instruction, development and other academic matters. Key Position Elements Develops, articulates, and presents the vision for the unit.

Translates this vision into strategic goals by developing a School assessment plan related to University mission and strategic planning objectives. Works collegially with the University community and the School personnel to ensure collaboration and successful implementation of this mission. Prepares reports, plans, and analyses to document and advance the activities, initiatives and development of the School. Actively represents the School and the University to students, professional organizations, articulation partners, business and industry and other relevant constituencies.

Provides curricular leadership in relation to College-wide goals by initiating, sustaining, and delivering academic programs and core curricula in accordance with strategic planning goals. Supervises curriculum development activities, and course logistics based on student needs and institutional resources including advisement and registration. Participates in the University-wide strategic planning activities, especially as related to academic matters. Develops/reviews academic policies and may recommend on all-University policies and procedures Actively participates in Deans Council meetings, initiatives, and activities.

Forges external relationships by engaging in maintaining and expanding links with the business community. Position Requirements A terminal degree in a business or related academic discipline. A minimum of five years experience in a higher education environment combining academic instruction and administration. Knowledge of disciplinary/professional trends and higher education activities.

Conversant in technological innovation in the discipline; excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. WEU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.