The Stevens School of Business seeks a strategic, entrepreneurial, and transformative leader for its next Dean.
Founded in 1870 by a family of inventors and entrepreneurs, Stevens Institute of Technology (“Stevens”) is a student-centric research university, with technology at its core and the student experience always in mind. Stevens is home to diverse and talented students, faculty and staff who contribute to a rich and vibrant university community.
Stevens has distinguished itself as a premier, student-centric, technological research university on a remarkable ascent trajectory. Over the past decade, in almost every measure of performance and impact, Stevens has reached new heights: enrollment growth, academic profile and diversity of the student body, growth of faculty and their increased impact in teaching and research, expanded and modern physical and IT infrastructure, and increased engagement and support from Stevens’ 50,000 alumni across the globe. U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 “Best Colleges” edition placed Stevens at #76 among national universities, making Stevens among the fastest rising universities in the United States, and #25 among the nation’s “Most Innovative Schools”.
The Stevens Institute of Technology School of Business is one of the fastest-rising business schools in the U.S. In less than 10 years as a business school, Stevens is ranked #53 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Its focus on business education on a global scale teaches both analytics and technology to prepare students to be leaders in a technology-driven economy. The Stevens School of Business provides superior education in the areas of Analytics, Finance and FinTech, Information Systems, and Management, with a complete set of Business School offerings.
Groundbreaking enterprises, leading-edge technology and a vast network of partnerships give School of Business students access to the skills and connections they need to succeed academically and beyond. Whether it’s building the Hanlon Financial Systems Center, which gives students the opportunity to use the same technology utilized on Wall Street, or co-founding the Center for Research toward Advancing Financial Technologies (CRAFT), the first finance-related research center funded by the National Science Foundation, the Stevens School of Business is dedicated to ensuring its curriculum intersects with the real world.
The next Dean, in collaboration with the faculty, staff, students, and alumni of the School of Business, will strategically position the School for the future, leveraging its greatest strengths in business with the assets of a premier, technology-focused institution. They will identify and develop new opportunities for additional resources in order to advance the mission of the School, bringing a successful track record of leadership experience relevant to a technology-focused academic setting, an outstanding record of scholarly achievement and research, and a reputation in the broader technology and business community. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to engaging with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and external stakeholders, as well as advancing diversity, inclusion, and belonging efforts in a meaningful way.
Initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The Stevens Institute of Technology School of Business Dean search will be assisted by Abby Rudman, Jackie Zavitz, and Sulli Cressler of Heidrick & Struggles, Inc.
Nominations and applications should be directed to: StevensBusinessDean@heidrick.com
Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.
Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and encourage applications from female and minority candidates, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.