Dean of the College of Business
California State University Long Beach (CSULB) seeks an inspirational leader who possesses the academic, financial, and strategic acumen to execute collaborative and transparent leadership for the present and future of the College of Business (COB). The Dean is expected to begin in the summer of 2024.
The ideal candidate for this position will be an innovative, strategic, and collegial academic leader who understands the mission of CSULB, is committed to student success, and will be a champion for the COB. The College seeks a Dean who respects the importance of faculty and staff and shared governance; is an advocate for the College within the University and broader community; has a demonstrated record of success advancing equity, inclusive excellence, and student success; and values ongoing engagement with faculty, staff, community, and students.
CSULB is a diverse, learning-centered, globally engaged public university that is a minority serving institution (HSI and ANAPISI designations). CSULB enriches the lives of its students and its surrounding community through globally informed, high-impact educational experiences with superior teaching, research, creative activity, and public action. CSULB envisions being a force for good at the forefront of public higher education for California and the world by providing excellent and affordable education to a diverse student population, striving to recruit faculty and staff that reflect the heterogeneity of our student population, and committing to the social mobility of our students and graduates. CSULB seeks outstanding, publicly engaged leaders to join a dedicated leadership team that is committed to advancing the University’s broad and forward-looking mission.
College of Business graduates are leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, and problem-solvers who impact the local community, the region, and beyond. In Los Angeles and Orange Counties alone, there are over 33,000 alumni contributing to those two powerful economies through the excellence of their COB education. The College of Business offers one undergraduate degree — the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration— with eight options: Accountancy, Finance, Management Information Systems, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, and Operations & Supply Chain Management. In addition, the College offers seven undergraduate minors: Finance, Human Resource Management, Management Information Systems, International Business, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Supply Chain Management. Students from Liberal Arts, Health & Human Services, and the Arts comprise approximately 94% of minors in the College.
Academic Search is assisting California State University Long Beach in this search. For more information about the position, leadership agenda, and application process, please download the full position profile from the Academic Search website. Prospective candidates may arrange a confidential conversation about this opportunity with the senior consultants leading this search: Dr. Cynthia M. Patterson at Cynthia.Patterson@academicsearch.org or Dr. Maria Thompson at Maria.Thompson@academicsearch.org.
To ensure full consideration, inquiries, nominations, and applications (PDF preferred) should be submitted electronically, in confidence to CSULBDeanCOB@academicsearch.org. When submitting a nomination, please include the nominee’s email address. Priority consideration will be given to materials received by Monday, January 29, 2024. The expected salary range is $220,000 – $280,000. Additional information about the institution can be found at www.csulb.edu.
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran’s status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.