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[C18-057] - School Of Business: Associate Dean

Position Information

Administrative Faculty


Contact Person:
Dr. Kareem Shabana
Phone: 860-832-3281

Job Description

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, Associate Dean in the School of Business.  The successful candidate will work closely with the Dean on a full range of activities associated with the School such as recruitment, retention, scheduling, registration; advisement of students; resource allocation and budgetary support and contribute actively and effectively to the operation of the School. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in a business-related discipline
  • Seven years of work experience in higher education including significant academic administration in roles such as department chairperson, program coordinator, or other relevant assignments
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute strategies that initiate change within a complex environment
  • Working, up-to-date knowledge of AACSB accreditation standards, processes, and procedures
  • Prior experience supporting the design and leadership of high quality assurance of learning programs
  • Commitment to serving a diverse student body

Equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Full-time academic administration experience at a rank comparable to assistant or associate dean
  • Experience leading MBA or other graduate business programs
  • Experience working in a shared governance, collectively bargained environment
  • College teaching experience

The University:  CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system.  Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose.  CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates.  CCSU is richly diverse: more than 30 percent of students are from communities of color.  Visit our web site at  

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city with a population of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital of culture-rich Hartford.  CCSU is currently in a large-scale community engagement initiative, designed to more effectively embrace our communities as the “steward of central Connecticut.”  Pursuing a range of partnership arrangements with area businesses, schools, agencies, and more, this initiative will create significant new opportunities for student internships, faculty research, as well as an expanding array of cultural collaborations with the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, city theatres, the world-renowned New Britain Museum of American Art, and other area attractions.

Application and Appointment:  For full consideration, applications must be received by October 15, 2018.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience; salary range is $89,003 to $133,399.  Emailed or mailed copies will not be accepted.  To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button and electronically submit the following:

  • Letter of interest addressing qualifications for the position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Names of three current professional references (one must be a supervisor) with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers

Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e. SSN, DOB, marital status) from any document submitted.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For more information contact Dr. Kareem Shabana, Associate Dean and Search Chair at 860-832-3281 or  

Central Connecticut State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.