Department Head, Marketing & Entrepreneurship

Website University of Northern Iowa

Position Description:
The University of Northern Iowa’s College of Business seeks applicants for Department Head in the Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship, starting on July 1, 2023. This position requires exercising visionary leadership at the department, college, university, and state levels; advocating for departmental and College interests; developing long-term strategic partnerships; implementing departmental fundraising and scholarship initiatives; overseeing department operations; and some teaching, with optional summer teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level in an area of expertise.

The University of Northern Iowa provides a high-quality education, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. We have a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. As we advance our work to become an equity-oriented institution and realize our vision, we seek to elevate the diversity of our faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges and to build an inclusive teaching and learning environment. Equity vision hires will be supported by faculty on campus who are working to reimagine our curriculum and pedagogy and to build equitable practices for tenure and promotion; policy review, development and implementation; and student retention, persistence, and success. They will be welcomed to join these efforts.

Education Requirements:
Ph.D. or terminal degree in Marketing, Entrepreneurship or a related discipline from a nationally accredited institution required.

Required Qualifications:
Required qualifications include a distinguished record of teaching and scholarship that qualifies the candidate for a tenured appointment at the rank of associate or full professor in the Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship; distinguished record of service reflecting successful, positive, and collaborative leadership; strong interpersonal, communication, and mentoring skills; and research, teaching, service, or community engagement that indicates interest in positively advancing issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Desirable Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with administrative experience; and an understanding of AACSB accreditation standards.

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