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School of Business & Digital Media

The Georgian Court University community seeks a Dean of the School of Business & Digital Media to provide innovative programmatic development, student-centered, collaborative and interdisciplinary leadership, and external relationship-building.

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a leading regional university that provides a transformative education, preparing students for ethical leadership and service in the Catholic Mercy tradition. Georgian Court’s 156-acre campus is located in Lakewood, New Jersey, along the shore of scenic Lake Carasaljo at the northern edge of the Pine Barrens with the Jersey Shore only ten miles east. Philadelphia and New York City are approximately 60 miles from campus.

GCU’s strong liberal arts core and its special concern for women create an environment that supports diversity and academic excellence. Anchored by the Mercy core values of respect, integrity, compassion, service, and justice, Georgian Court serves nearly 2,500 students of all faiths and backgrounds in over 30 undergraduate and 10 graduate programs.

The School of Business and Digital Media is one of three Schools at Georgian Court University, with 11 full-time faculty members, over 255 undergraduate students majoring in Accounting, Business Administration, Digital Communication, Digital Design, Finance, Graphic Design & Multimedia, Health Information Management, Latino Business Studies, Management and Marketing and approximately 70 graduate students enrolled in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. The School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) for the B.S. in Accounting, B.S. in Business Administration, B.S. in Finance, B.S. in Management, B.S. in Marketing, and M.B.A. programs.

An earned terminal degree in a discipline represented in the School is preferred, other related terminal degrees may be considered. In addition, ten years of faculty experience in higher education is highly preferred, but less than ten years with substantial experience will be considered. Other qualifications include: at least three years of administrative experience at the chair’s level or above in a unit that includes at least one of the disciplines represented in the School; a distinguished record of excellence in teaching, scholarly research, and service to be eligible for appointment at the rank of Professor; a track record of success with ACBSP, AACSB or IACBE accreditation; and instituting a quality-oriented improvement cycle based on assessment and data analysis.

To ensure full consideration, completed applications should be submitted by January 31, 2019. Prior to submission, please thoroughly review the Executive Search Profile. Candidates may apply securely here or at Confidential nominations can be submitted by using this link: Nominations.

RH Perry & Associates is assisting Georgian Court University in their search. Please direct all confidential communications to: Dr. Sue DeWine at (812) 701-8892, Mr. Matthew Kilcoyne at (202) 253-9846, or to

College of Humanities, Fine Arts, and Communication

Lewis University seeks nominations and applications for an experienced and effective academic leader for the position of Dean, College of Humanities, Fine Arts and Communications.

Lewis University is an innovative, forward-thinking Catholic institution where the traditions of liberal learning, values, and preparation for professional work come together with a synergy that gives the University its unique educational identity and focus. Located in Romeoville, Illinois, a safe and vibrant community of approximately 40,000 residents, Lewis University is approximately 35 miles southwest of Chicago and all of its cultural offerings.

Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis serves 6,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Inspired by its Catholic and Lasallian heritage, Lewis University is a community committed to its Mission values of Knowledge, Fidelity, Wisdom, Justice and Association. The University prides itself on its commitment to diversity throughout the campus community.

Lewis University’s College of Humanities, Fine Arts and Communications values creativity, experimental practice, and community engagement. With its strong commitment to the liberal arts, state-of-the-art classrooms, studios and performance spaces, and faculty acclaimed for research and teaching, the College provides student-centered, hands-on learning.

The College of Humanities, Fine Arts, and Communications includes the departments of Art and Graphic Design, Communications, English Studies and World Languages, History, Music, Philosophy, Theatre, and Theology. The College includes approximately 350 undergraduate majors, a significant number of general education requirements, and 50 faculty FTE. The College houses the Arts and Ideas program, the Brent and Jean Wadsworth Art Gallery, the History Center, Jet Fuel Review literary journal, Andrew Center of Electronic Media, campus radio and television stations, and the Philip Lynch Theatre. Lewis University’s close proximity to Chicago offers exciting opportunities for partnerships, community engagement, and internships.

The Dean is the chief academic officer of the College. The Dean reports to the Provost and is a member of several university-wide committees. The Dean supervises all faculty in the College as well as chairs and program directors, assistant and associate deans, and administrative assistants.

Qualifications include: a terminal degree in one of the fields or disciplines represented in the College; a record of scholarship, service and teaching in alignment with the qualifications for the title of Professor at Lewis University; at least five years of demonstrated administrative competence in an academic setting, ideally as a chair and/or assistant or associate dean; excellent communication skills; ability to develop a collaborative vision for the College; and demonstrated success in external relations.

To ensure full consideration, completed applications should be submitted by February 8, 2019. Prior to submission, please thoroughly review the Executive Search Profile. Candidates may apply securely here or at Confidential nominations can be submitted by using this link: Nominations.

RH Perry & Associates is assisting Lewis University in their search. Please direct all confidential communications to: Dr. Kathy Krendl at (740) 707-6265, Mr. Matthew Kilcoyne at (202) 253-9846, or to

Inspired by the University’s Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, Fidelity and Association, the Lewis Community declares that we are a Sanctified Zone where people are committed to working to end racism, bias and prejudice by valuing diversity in a safe and nurturing environment. Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, serves a diverse community and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion on our campus as an equal opportunity employer.

We invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are fully dedicated to providing opportunities for development of the whole person. To demonstrate this commitment, Lewis University wishes to build a culturally diverse workforce which strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

School of Journalism and Mass Communication

The University of South Carolina is conducting a national search for its next Director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. The Search Committee invites letters of nomination, applications (letter of interest, full resume/CV, and contact information of at least five references), or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting the University. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. It is preferred, however, that all nominations and applications be submitted prior to March 15, 2019. For a complete position description, please visit the Current Opportunities page at

Porsha L. Williams, Vice President
Erin Raines, Principal
Parker Executive Search
Five Concourse Parkway, Suite 2900
Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: 770-804-1996 ext. 109 ||

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Department of Mass Communication
Tenure-track Assistant Professor

The Department of Mass Communications at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin Fall 2019.

Candidates should be able to teach courses in social media, media analytics, and/or graphic design and data visualization for both undergraduates and graduates, direct senior projects and masters research projects, and conduct scholarly and professional activities. A Ph.D. in mass communications or related areas is required. ABDs may be considered.

Salary will commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience. Excellent benefits package included.

Submit CV, unofficial transcripts, cover letter and three reference letters to:
Search Committee Chair
SIUE Department of Mass Communications
Campus Box 1775
Edwardsville, IL 62026

Review of applications starts on March 1st, 2019.

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.

SIUE is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We do not discriminate against anyone based of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.

Department of Communication Studies
Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (PR0229/18-19)

The University has launched the Talent100 scheme since 2017/18 and this recruitment is part of this drive. The Department consists of three areas in Advertising and Branding, Organizational Communication, and Public Relations, and offers an interdisciplinary, collaborative academic environment. The Department invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions in Organizational Communication and Public Relations starting September 2019 or January 2020.

The successful candidates must have a PhD degree in communication or a relevant field, and should be able to teach public relations courses and/or communication studies courses (e.g., interpersonal communication, group communication, organizational communication, intercultural communication, information technology and social impact, and empirical research methods). We are seeking scholars who have a solid track record of research publications in reputable communication and/or other social science journals. The appointees are expected to maintain an active research agenda, produce quality research outputs, and acquire competitive external funding. We pursue the best qualified scholars and are interested in those with a diverse cultural background.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:
Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably the three best ones out of their most recent publications, and latest teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request three referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: direct. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 31 March 2019 or until the positions are filled with qualified individuals

School of Communication

The University of Miami (UM) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of its School of Communication. UM is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research.

THE SCHOOL: The School of Communication is housed in two connected state-of-the-art buildings located on the University's 230-acre Coral Gables campus. The School is composed of four departments; Communication Studies, Journalism and Media Management, Strategic Communication, and Cinema and Interactive Media. It has 75 full-time faculty members and an enrollment of about 1,000 undergraduate and 180 graduate students.

THE POSITION: We are seeking a person with a national/international reputation, high energy, enthusiasm, and vision to lead the faculty. The School consists of an interdisciplinary group of scholars, creative faculty and practitioners. The candidate must be comfortable with this balance and be willing to work within this culture to encourage scholarship, creative work, and the development of innovative educational programs. She/He must demonstrate strong interpersonal, managerial and leadership skills, and be able to foster an internal culture of excellence. The Dean must have the willingness and commitment to raise funds in a diverse, multicultural, international and competitive environment.

APPLICATIONS AND NOMINATIONS: Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications must include a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. All inquiries, nominations/referrals, and applications should be sent electronically and in confidence to:

More information about the Dean’s Search can be found at

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

School of Human Sciences and Technology
Tenure Track Faculty Positions – Experience/Service Design

IE University - IE School of Human Sciences and Technology (HST) invites qualified applicants to apply for full-time tenure-track faculty positions beginning September 2019.

We are interested in faculty candidates whose expertise and research aligns with one (ideally several) of the following areas:

  • Experience Design
  • Service Design
  • Customer Experience
  • Human-centered Design
  • Innovation Methodologies
  • User Experience
  • User Interface
  • Human Computer Interaction

HST uniquely integrates fields across human sciences and technology. It is an innovative and rapidly growing school within IE University, with close ties to IE Business School. Relevant, high-impact research and knowledge creation is part of our mission, and we are seeking to build a team of foundational research faculty as part of the next phase of our expansion. Our faculty are expected to publish in peer-reviewed journals, present in international venues, teach courses at the Bachelor and/or Master level, and provide intellectual leadership within HST in their areas of expertise (and more broadly, across IE University). Applicants will have earned a Ph.D. from a recognized school in a relevant discipline. Salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statement. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide reference letters.

Please submit your application in electronic form by February 28th, 2019 to Sara Flores (Recruitment Coordinator),

IE University is an internationally recognized institution originally founded as a business school. The university is comprised of schools of Business, Human Sciences & Technology, Law, Global and Public Affairs, and Architecture & Design. We are among the most international institutions of higher education with approximately 75% of our students coming from outside Spain and over 100 countries represented on campus. Our Madrid campus is situated in the financial district of this vibrant, cosmopolitan capital city of over 5 million. Our Segovia campus is located in the historic quarter of this World-Heritage city, 30 minutes by high-speed train from Madrid.

College of Communications

Under the direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean of Communications will serve as the chief academic and administrative officer for the College of Communications. In addition to providing leadership for the College, the Dean will serve on the President’s Advisory Board and be a member of the Council of Deans. The Dean will provide vision and leadership for the College, be responsible for advocating for the diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body, and protect and expand the collaborative environment of the College. Working collegially with faculty, the Dean provides management and oversight for all aspects of the College and furthers the mission and goals of the College and University by ensuring excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.


  • Leading the College’s fundraising and grant-seeking efforts.
  • Providing strong, consistent, and fair leadership.
  • Leading the College’s response to partnership opportunities with diverse communities seeking to integrate talented non-traditional students into mainstream educational venues.
  • Enhancing the College’s work with ethnically and culturally diverse students, faculty, and staff.
  • Creating and sustaining an environment supportive of research, scholarship, and creative activity.
  • Increasing the College’s visibility in academic and professional communities nationally and internationally.
  • Shaping a vision for the College that is consistent with the University’s strategic plan and the ongoing strategic planning within the College.
  • Providing oversight of the College’s instructional programs including leadership in curriculum improvement, innovation, and assessment of student learning.
  • Planning and administering the annual budgeting process and the budget for the College.
  • Assuming the responsibility for the supervision of the College’s support staff and personnel.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Earned doctorate from an accredited institution or other appropriate terminal degree from a regionally accredited institution in communications or related discipline appropriate to the position as a Dean of the College of Communications.
  • A tenured full professor with a record of teaching and research excellence. A minimum of three years of collaborative academic administrative experience in strategic and operational planning, budgeting, and human resource management.
  • A proven track record in:
    • developing and maintaining partnerships outside the university;
    • generating external support and fundraising;
    • leading organizational change.
  • A record of successful leadership in curriculum design, program assessment, faculty development, and student advisement. A demonstrated understanding of the range of disciplines offered in the College.
  • Professional, scholarly, and educational accomplishments commensurate with an appointment as a tenured faculty member within the college.
  • Administrative experience as a dean, associate dean, department chair, or comparable position, including experience in strategic planning, policy development, budget oversight, effective leadership, supervision and management of faculty and staff personnel, and collegial collaboration as a member of an academic administrative team.
  • Record of supporting faculty development in teaching, research, scholarship, and service.
  • Administrative experience working with, mentoring and supporting administrators, faculty, staff, students and programs that are diverse in terms of race, ethnicity, language, gender, sexual orientation, and physical ability.
  • Record of implementing initiatives to facilitate student success, ensure learning outcomes are met, and narrow achievement gaps.
  • Capacity to understand, shape, and implement the University’s mission and goals.
  • A commitment to shared governance in a collective bargaining environment.


  • Excellent listening, oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • An active portfolio of professional affiliations and connections appropriate to the College.
  • A proven record of advocacy for academic personnel and programs.
  • Experience and accomplishments commensurate with appointment as a tenured full professor within the college.
  • Three or more years of increasing administrative responsibilities at the level of department chair or higher.
  • Significant experience solving a variety of complex curricular, fiscal/budgetary, and human resources challenges, and organizational management experience at a complex organization or accredited institution of higher learning similar to Cal State Fullerton.

A complete application will include a cover letter addressing the qualifications above, curriculum vitae, and the names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three references. References will not be contacted without explicit permission from the candidate. Applications can be submitted in confidence at Online application must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration. Only those applications received by March 1, 2019 will be assured full consideration.

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Cal State Fullerton, a leading institution of the 23-campus California State University system, enrolls more than 39,000 students and offers 110 degree programs. An intellectual and cultural center for Orange County, Cal State Fullerton is a primary driver of workforce and economic development throughout the region and a national model for supporting student success through innovative, high-impact educational and co-curricular experiences, including faculty-student collaborative research. The University embraces its rich diversity, recognizing that it both enhances the educational experience for students and uniquely prepares them to excel as emergent leaders in the global marketplace and in their communities. Cal State Fullerton is recognized as a top public university in the West, in particular for its work in supporting underrepresented students in earning a college degree. For more about Cal State Fullerton, visit

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