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Posted: 4/2/2019
Job Reference #: STA004066

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The University of Houston at Victoria invites applicants for the position of Dean of the School of Business Administration. The SBA offers 10 undergraduate programs, two MBA programs, and a MS in Economic Development and Entrepreneurship. Undergraduate enrollment is over 1,000 students and graduate enrollments total over 500. UHV is comprised of two campuses, one in Victoria, Texas, and the other in Katy, Texas. Substantial amounts of time will be necessary at both locations. The School of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International. 

Position Summary: The position is a full time, 12-month appointment that will work closely with the Provost and the President. Responsibilities include accreditation, faculty management, budgeting, the coordination of curriculum development, recruiting, and the development of ties with the business communities in western Houston and Victoria. Applicants must be sensitive to educational needs of a diverse faculty and student population. For more information about our program and mission, please see

Required Qualifications: The position requires an earned doctorate from an AACSB-accredited university in one of the programs offered by the School, with experience appropriate to the granting of tenure. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Priority will be given to candidates with experience in academic administration as dean, associate dean, or department chair, and familiarity with AACSB-I Standards.

Applicants must submit an application online and include:
  1. A cover letter explaining the applicant's qualifications; 
  2. A current curriculum vitae that includes administrative experience and a list of peer reviewed research publications and scholarly activities; 
  3. Complete contact information for each of your references;
  4. Copies of all college transcripts. Official transcripts will be required of all finalists, and recommendation letters will be requested as needed.

Texas boasts a thriving economy, low cost of living, and no state incometaxes. Victoria, Texas, a historic city located in the heart of the GoldenCrescent of South Texas, is perfectly situated for anyone who enjoys outdooractivities. Victoria's warm climate keeps parks and lakes alive with activitymost of the year. Riverside Park's 565 acres features a rose garden, fishingthe Guadalupe River, playing disc golf, and paddling the Victoria PaddlingTrail. Lone Tree Creek Park features a 2,400-square-foot splash park forchildren, and new lighted and paved trails offer opportunities for walking, running,biking and rollerblading. The Victoria Youth Sports Complex houses a basketballpavilion, tennis courts, five softball fields and seven baseball fields, aswell as a 15,000-square-foot skate park. Nearby Goliad State Park, Lake TexanaPark and Campground, and Coleto Creek Park offer a variety of beautiful sceneryand outdoor activities. Goliad State Park boasts a replica and historic missionruins. Victoria's golf courses include Riverside Golf Course, The Club atColony Creek and Victoria Country Club. Victoria is only 30 miles from the Gulfof Mexico, and only about 2 hours from Austin, Houston, San Antonio, and CorpusChristi, allowing residents to enjoy a wide variety of cultural activitiesincluding world class symphony, museums, theater, ballet, opera, and touringbroadway productions as well as major sporting events and a variety ofrestaurants and shopping. Katy, Texas lies along the Energy Corridor on thewestern side of Houston, offering easy access to all of the amenities of thecountry's fourth-largest city.