The Dean will provide leadership to the Hoff School of Business, develop current and future programs, engage in activities to increase graduate and undergraduate student enrollment, and provide effective management of the department. Dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and service, the Dean is expected to cultivate strong alumni and external relationships to support and grow the department; have a vision to expand the Hoff School of Business as a strong academic center in the region with the experience and ability to support and implement innovative instruction appropriate for a 21st century University; work collaboratively with local and regional business partners to develop internship opportunities for students; collaboratively create and implement both short and long term strategic goals consistent with the university’s mission and vision; is responsible for supervision and implementation of assessment and accreditation standards and initiatives, including separate specialized accreditation.
Ensure that department and program assessment plans are developed and implemented.
Contribute to the evaluation and supervision of the curriculum and instruction ensuring the delivery of quality academic programs
Contribute to the institutional commitment to a Biblical Worldview by addressing this issue in class and in curriculum standards.
Assist the Provost in the recruitment of faculty and staff for the program.
Recruit adjunct faculty for the Hoff School of Business
Support and participate in the development of faculty orientation materials
Supervise faculty and administrative staff in the department.
Develop and maintain a calendar of classes for all business school programs.
Supervise the implementation of all classes planned for the year.
Work with faculty advisors as needed to approve students' academic degree plans, academic advising and assure that degree requirements are met according to academic policies and standards.
Interact with the Registrar’s office in transcript evaluation and recording of student progress.
Interact with Provost’s office for reporting of adjunct contracts and faculty overload.
Develop and implement program goals for undergraduate and graduate programs.
Supervise the development of the department curriculum in cooperation with the appropriate department directors and committees.
Implement and ensure adherence to the standards of Northwest Commission of Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) and other relevant approval bodies (AACSP).
Actively participate in the marketing of the program and develop partnerships external constituencies.
Facilitate the recruitment and admission of students in cooperation with the Admissions Office.
Oversee the preparation and management of the department budgets including expected revenue and line item expenditures.
As appropriate, seek out possibilities for grant funding and/or alternative revenues sources
Report regularly to the Provost on budget status and programmatic issues
6. Community Liaison
Actively represent the program to campus and community groups through ongoing and systematic community relations efforts.
Participate in committee assignments as requested.
7. New Programs
Seek and implement the delivery of programs using online format, as appropriate
Contribute to the innovative delivery of education in the classroom and other learning venues, where appropriate.
Perform other duties as assigned.
8. Teaching and Research
Teach 6 FTE each semester and 3 FTE in the summer in appropriate areas of expertise within the school
Contribute to research within the respective discipline
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
1. Terminal degree preferred and Master’s Degree required.
2. Experience in higher education teaching is required.
3. Business experience, outside of the education sector is preferred.
4. Evidence of scholarly activities
5. Demonstrated administrative experience
6. Strong commitment to the liberal arts and faith-based mission of the university and a full appreciation for the value of experiences that will assist students in their total development as educated Christians.
7. An active member in a local church as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
8. Evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the university’s mission as described in the institutional Statement of Faith.
9. Employees should value an environment that reflects the diversity of God’s kingdom, engages in global concerns and connects culturally
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, a brief testimony and statement of current ministry involvement, three letters of recommendation and a completed Corban faculty application.
Corban University is a Christian university whose purpose is to educate Christians who will make a difference in the world for Jesus Christ. The university is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Corban provides a strong Bible-centered academic program with more than 50 majors and programs of study including professional, liberal arts, and ministries. Along with t...raditional and adult degree completion programs at the undergraduate level, Corban offers graduate teacher licensure programs and graduate degrees in education, business, counseling, and ministry. Where permitted by law and consistent with the school’s history, mission, and core values, Corban exercises religious preference throughout the University. Employees must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, agree with the University Statement of Faith, evidence a mature Christian faith, and be an active member of a Bible-believing, Gospel-preaching local church.. Within these guidelines, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all applicants, employees and students and to not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, national origin or age in access to, or treatment in employment.