Job Title Dean, A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business
Agency Texas A&M International University
Department Human Resources (External Advertising)
Proposed Minimum Salary $20,833.34 monthly
Job Location Laredo, Texas
Job Type Staff
Dean, A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business
Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) seeks nominations and applications for the position of Dean, A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business. The University is seeking an innovative Dean to provide strategic leadership for the School of Business. The desired candidate will have a proven track record of delivering results, leading change, implementing innovative solutions, developing their team and working collaboratively across a complex organization and a broad range of community partners.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Serves as the chief academic and executive officer for the A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business.
Serve as the chief budgeting and operating officer for the college with overall responsibility for allocating available financial, space, and other resources to support the College mission and all other aspects of college operations.
Engages in fundraising and development activities to support the vision and mission of the College.
Oversees assessment and AACSB International accreditation experience.
Leads global and local engagement, research, undergraduate and graduate education and success; faculty, staff and student development; grants and other external funding.
Directs academic and strategic planning for the College and enhances its image and brand.
Works with faculty to provide support for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral curricular improvement and innovation.
Promotes and provides leadership and advocacy for all of the college's programs and services.
Works with the academic leadership of the University to build interdisciplinary relationships and collaborative experiences for the students and faculty.
Pursues and promotes active and mutually beneficial collaboration with stakeholders and constituents, including schools and state and local governments.
Supports high impact practices, experiential learning, and innovative pedagogy.
The position is an on-campus, 12-month position as it is expected the Dean will be a visible member of the TAMIU and Laredo communities. This document represents the major duties and responsibilities of this job and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
An earned doctoral degree in a related discipline from an accredited institution.
A distinguished record of academic leadership, research/scholarship, service, and teaching that warrants a tenured faculty position.
Excellent communication skills and a strong vision for the future development of the College.
Record of distinction in teaching, research and scholarly activity that is commensurate for the appointment of full professor with tenure.
At least five years of demonstrated leadership and administrative experience in a higher education setting.
Demonstrated ability to motivate stakeholders and to develop and engage in collaborative relationships.
Demonstrated ability to participate in shared governance.
A proven record of significant fundraising and major gift acquisition that will allow the College to reach its goals and objectives.
Ability to foster partnerships and programs to advance the College's and University's goals.
Demonstrated ability to enhance brand management in business or higher education.
An ability to read and speak in Spanish preferred.
High energy coupled with enthusiastic leadership abilities.
Demonstrated experience with and a commitment to AACSB accreditation.
Broad understanding of the direction of business education and research and the ability to articulate the College's vision that positions the College as a successful enterprise.
Familiarity with complex budgets and fiscal management procedures.
Possess a strong record of support for recruitment and retention of faculty and students.
Dedication to student success with a track record of outcomes assessment, student achievement, and professional development.
About Texas A&M International University
Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) is a young, international university, poised at the Gateway to Mexico and serving as the cultural and intellectual hub of a vibrant multilingual and multicultural community. It is also a designated Hispanic-serving institution (HSI). Now a regional university of choice, TAMIU is home to five colleges/schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, the A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business, the College of Education, the College of Nursing and Health Sciences with its Dr. F. M. Canseco School of Nursing, and University College.
A Member of The Texas A&M University System, TAMIU provides over 8,400 students, the majority first-generation, with a learning environment anchored by the highest-quality programs built on a solid academic foundation in the arts and sciences. To fulfill its mission, the University offers a range of baccalaureate and master's programs and doctorates in International Business and Criminal Justice. Programs focus on developing undergraduate and graduate offerings with a progressive international agenda for global study and understanding across all disciplines. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. To see the various program accreditations, please visit: https://go.tamiu.edu/accreditation.
TAMIU prepares students for leadership roles in an increasingly complex, culturally diverse state, national, and global society. Through instruction, faculty and student research, and public service, TAMIU improves the quality of lives for citizens of the border region, the State of Texas, and national and international communities. The University's leadership has long provided a stabilizing force in the University's dynamic growth, carefully evaluating, and maintaining its progress and positive direction. For more facts, rankings, and accolades, please see: https://go.tamiu.edu/accolades.
The campus has completed Phase VII of its Master Plan with its crowning jewel, the Academic Innovation Center with state-of-the art laboratories. Also, part of the complex is the Trailblazer Tower, the tallest structure on TAMIU's campus. As a whole, the TAMIU built environment represents an investment in Texas' higher education of over $250 million. Phase VIII, including a new Health Science Education Research Center and an expansion of the Western Hemispheric Trade Center is currently underway. The University is recognized as the primary catalyst for creative change and dynamic community growth, powered by widening access to accessible, affordable, and exceptional higher education at TAMIU. Likewise, the University's outreach to surrounding rural communities is eagerly anticipated and received. The University is strongly positioned to continue to deliver its cherished mission and aggressively seeks out opportunities to serve and provide opportunities for economic growth for the region.
About Laredo, Texas
One of the state's and nation's fastest-growing communities, Laredo is a diverse city founded in 1755 with a colorful environment and semi-arid tropical climate that affords a pleasant lifestyle for all. Outdoor activities are possible year-round in the city's abundant neighborhood parks, and celebrations, festivals, and cultural opportunities abound. Steeped in a shared bilingual and bicultural history, a downtown revitalization project is currently underway and major commercial development projects are committed. While Laredo values its unique shared history, it is eager to explore new and exciting opportunities to advance, engage and grow the surrounding county, region, and state.
Located 156 miles south of San Antonio, 158 miles west of Corpus Christi, and 153 miles north of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, Laredo is the nation's largest inland port and anchors an enviable crossroads of international business and life. Niche has recognized Laredo as one of its Top 50 Cities, noting its low cost of living and quality public schools, and SmartAsset just recently recognized Laredo as the 7th safest city among the top 100 safest cities in the nation.
Nomination and Application Process
Parker Executive Search is assisting Texas A&M International University in its search for the next Dean, A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business. 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 January 1, 2024. To apply, please click on the following link: https://www.parkersearch.com/current-opportunities/texas-am-international-university/dean-ar-sanchez-jr-school-business
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.