The University of New Mexico invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Robert O. Anderson School of Management. We seek a dynamic leader with a strong record of accomplishments, suited to guide management education, research, and outreach at a flagship university. The Dean, who reports to the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, is responsible for administration of all programs and budgets of the UNM Anderson School. This includes working with faculty, staff, and students to ensure outstanding educational programs and excellence in research and outreach activities. The Dean will develop and maintain productive relationships with alumni and with the external business community, which is already closely allied with the School through the Anderson Foundation Board and the Anderson Alumni Council.
The UNM Anderson School offers BBA, MBA, and MACCT degrees, all AACSB accredited. In addition to traditional instruction, the School offers evening, weekend, executive, distance, and certificate options. The School currently enrolls approximately 1,100 undergraduate (junior and senior) students and 660 graduate students. There are approximately 60 full time and 50 part time faculty members. The total 2013-2014 School budget exceeds $12 million. Anderson contributes through its many activities to UNM's strategic direction of a larger role for the university in NM's economic development. Programs in Information Assurance, Financial Portfolio Management, Ethics and Technology Management among many others work on developing tomorrow's specialized workforce. The Anderson School also emphasizes training future managers to respond effectively to both the changing demographics of the U.S. workforce and to increasing societal demands for ethical conduct by business. It is also houses the only Executive MBA program in New Mexico, specifically designed for professionals with a focus on executive management. Anderson is also ranked number 3 in the U.S. by the Hispanic-Business Journal and is a national leader in small business activities. Anderson is a consortium partner to a $1.25 million grant from the Daniels Fund that support business ethics education and outreach in a 4 state area consisting of Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico.
The University of New Mexico is the only university in New Mexico designated by the Carnegie Foundation as a Very High Research University. It ranks among the top 50 public universities in annual research expenditures. UNM attracts a highly diverse enrollment of over 36,000 students at its main and branch campuses, and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. Further demographic information can be found at http://oir.unm.edu/factbook/factbook_documents/2012fb_updated.pdf.
Albuquerque is home to nearly 900,000 residents and is experiencing continued growth, fueled by the state's investment in local hightech industries. Albuquerque has a rich, ethnically diverse culture and is ranked first in creativity among medium-sized cities in Richard Florida's book, "Rise of the Creative Class." With its mild climate and beautiful mountain and high desert setting, Albuquerque offers unparalleled opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation. New Mexico plays a unique role in the world economy. It is the only Western state that has two UNESCO world heritage area sites and is home to two of the world's largest international events, the International Balloon Fiesta and the International Folk Art Market. Additionally, three national laboratories located in the state are invested in globally relevant technologies. Unlike other states in the US, New Mexico and its people look, act, and think like trends emerging throughout America.
Completed applications must include a letter of interest describing qualifications for the position and the applicant's vision for leadership of the Anderson School, current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least four professional references.
UNM's confidentiality policy ("Recruitment and Hiring," Policy #3210), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at http://www.unm.edu/~ubppm.
Applications should be submitted online at http://unmjobs.unm.edu referencing posting number 0823014. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by January 3, 2014; however the position will remain open until filled.
Nominations should be submitted by email to Jennifer Love, Search Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information about Anderson School of Management please visit http://www.mgt.unm.edu/dean-search. The University of New Mexico is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educator.