Administrative Dean of the Eller College of Management
The University of Arizona is seeking an exceptional individual to serve as Dean for the Eller College of Management. The Eller College is regularly ranked in the top twenty of public colleges of business and several departments and units are ranked within the top ten nationally. The College’s vision is to become a leading public business school and do so by building on a proud history of identifying emerging areas of significant importance and developing them into points of excellence.
The Eller College was founded as a commerce program in 1913. It has been accredited by the AACSB since 1948. It is named for alumnus and entrepreneur Karl Eller. The dean is the chief academic and administrative officer of the Eller College, one of the largest colleges within the University. As a member of prestigious Association of American Universities, a Carnegie R1 institution and a land-grant university, the University of Arizona is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.
The University of Arizona seeks candidates who have established a distinguished record of academic excellence, and national prominence, in their own scholarly careers. The successful candidate should have had substantial, successful leadership experience demonstrated by quantifiable advancement of the organization they have led. The University seeks a dean who has strong interpersonal skills, who will form strong ties with the College’s alumni, donors, the Arizona Board of Regents, and local community and businesses. Furthermore, the University seeks an individual who has a track record of success in major fundraising campaigns. Additional information about the Eller College and the Dean’s role are available in the Position Specification.
The University invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Dean of the Eller College of Management of The University of Arizona. Interested individuals should provide an electronic version of their curriculum vitae along with a bullet point summary of key accomplishments in each leadership role held. The University of Arizona has retained Ilene H. Nagel, Steven R. Lerman and Charles E. Kaler of Education Executives, LLC to assist with this search. Confidential inquiries, nominations, and applications should be sent via e-mail to:
The University of Arizona values its inclusive climate because diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, UA translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because the university seeks a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, it provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. As an Employer of National Service, UA also welcomes alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness. For more information about the University’s commitment to nondiscrimination, including comprehensive information about our policies, procedures, and resources, as well as contact information for inquiries, please visit equity.arizona.edu and titleix.arizona.edu.