Education, Higher Education

Dean, Kogod School of Business

  • American University
  • Washington, DC

This position has been filled.

Overview of the Opportunity

American University seeks a visionary leader to serve as Dean of the Kogod School of Business. The oldest accredited business school in Washington, D.C., the Kogod School provides an experience-based approach that bridges theory with practice, leveraging faculty and staff expertise to help students develop the skills to make meaningful impact, address society’s current and emerging challenges, and thrive in a complex global environment. Consistent with the mission of American University, Kogod aims to empower lives of purpose, service, and leadership. Kogod students are socially minded, entrepreneurial, innovative, and creative. As graduates, they have excelled in consulting, start-up environments, financial services, and mission-driven non-profit, public, and social service sectors.

Kogod offers undergraduate and graduate programs both on-campus and online and is ranked among the top undergraduate international business programs. Kogod programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), which represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

American University seeks a dean who brings a vision for a 21st century School of Business situated in the nation’s capital and committed to preparing today’s students for success in a rapidly changing world. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong record of distinguished leadership, appreciation for the unique challenges and opportunities of an academic environment, passion for and expertise in the field of business; a track record of successful fundraising and development of external partnerships; outstanding interpersonal and communication skills; collaborative and creative energy in working with faculty, staff, students, and alumni; entrepreneurial ambition; and a commitment to global education.

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