Dean, Walker College Of Business

Website Appalachian State University

Description of University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. Minimum Qualifications
The required qualifications for the position are: a terminal degree and a notable record in teaching, scholarship, and service, sufficient to merit the rank of full professor in one of the departments of the college. Individuals who have attained the highest levels of distinction in leadership in business and industry, demonstrated progressively responsible academic administrative leadership, commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment, and successful fundraising or other developmental activities are encouraged to apply. License/Certification Required Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Appalachian State University invites applications for the position of Dean of the College of Business . The College of Business seeks a dynamic, articulate, energetic leader who will build on the College’s strong foundation and advance the College with an entrepreneurial and growth mindset.

Appalachian State University is a member of the University of North Carolina System and has a student population of nearly 21,000. The university is located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina in a prosperous year-round resort area. The Walker College of Business places emphasis on international experiences, sustainable business practices, entrepreneurial programs and real-world applications with industry . Enrolling approximately 3,000 undergraduates in 10 majors, as well as 175 graduate students in three master’s programs, the Walker College’s full-time undergraduate enrollment is the highest in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian is consistently named one of “The Best Business Schools” by The Princeton Review and is accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the premier global accrediting body for schools of business. The WCOB offers distinctive programs including the Boyles CEO lecture series and international engagement through faculty-led study abroad to diverse destinations including France, Cuba, India, and Brazil; Global Opportunities Conference; the William R. Holland Fellowship program and international internship opportunities. More information is available at . and

Responsibilities: The Dean is the chief academic and executive officer of the College and reports to the Provost. The primary responsibilities of the Dean are interacting with the business community, fundraising, oversight of AACSB accreditation, demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity, contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment, and administration of the College and contribution to Academic Affairs and University Leadership. Suggested Salary Range Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications and within ranges established by the University of North Carolina System. Physical Demands of Position Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach required documents:
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Statement of Diversity
List of References with Contact Information AA/EEO Statement
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Director of Human Resources/ EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3187
Director of Title IX Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2144
ADA /504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3056

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian
We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community. Quick Link

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