The Briner School of Business, launched in 2015, occupies a central, and important, place at Greenville University. The university seeks an entrepreneurial, innovative, and visionary academic leader who will move the school forward in its experiential learning model that meets current and emerging industry needs while developing leaders who are prepared to create and sustain success in a changing global environment. The selected candidate will have an exceptional opportunity to build a lasting legacy of excellence and innovation in business education.
The mission statement of the School states, “The Briner School of Business educates and empowers students to effectively impact the world by confidently carrying their faith and knowledge into the marketplace so that culture experiences the difference.”
Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and coordinating with the Vice President for External Relations, the Dean will be primarily responsible for providing academic leadership to the School. In this role, the Dean, in partnership with faculty and administration, will be expected to:
The ideal candidate will have successful experience in building a program or school and/or in improving or transforming a program/school; a record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service in an accredited business program; and an earned doctorate in a business-related field.
Applicants should also have experience teaching in one or more of the following disciplines:
THE BRINER SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AT GREENVILLE UNIVERSITY
Greenville University has a growing Business School with a commitment to experiential learning, faith integration and internationalization and is one of the largest departments on campus. The university has approximately 1200 students and is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive residential community of approximately 7,000 people.
Well respected in the business community, as referenced on our website at the following two links:
The university is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive residential community of approximately 7,000 people. Greenville was founded in 1892 and is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, yet draws students from 40+ denominations. For additional information, please visit our website: www.greenville.edu.
How to Apply:
Compliance with University Standards. All Greenville University employees acknowledge the unique Wesleyan, evangelical, and Protestant mission of the University, a community in which Christian faith is of central importance. Employees agree to promote the University's Mission (as set out in the Mission Statement); its Philosophy of Education and GC Student Learning Outcomes, support its Theological Assumptions and comply with the behavioral aspects of the Lifestyle Statement (collectively, the University Standards).
Application materials should include:
1. Curriculum vitae
2. Statement of philosophy of Christian Higher Education
3. Statement of personal faith journey and commitment
4. At least 3 professional references
5. Official transcripts.
It is the policy of Greenville University not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race, gender or prior military service in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. Greenville University is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.