Job Description
Req Id:  31016
Job Title:  Purdue Global Associate Dean, School of Business and Information Technology
Job Description: 

The University:


Building on Purdue University's mission to provide greater access to affordable, high-quality
education, Purdue University Global is a public, nonprofit institution that offers a world-class
education online.

Purdue University Global delivers personalized online education tailored to the unique needs of
adults who have work or life experience beyond the classroom, enabling them to develop
essential academic and professional skills with the support and flexibility they need to achieve
their career goals.

Our Opportunity:


The Associate Dean will provide support and leadership for Purdue University Global's School
of Business and Information Technology. Building on Purdue University's mission to provide greater access to
affordable, high-quality education, Purdue University Global is a public, nonprofit institution
offering a world-class education online.

Position Summary:


The Associate Dean, in collaboration with the Dean, is responsible for the oversight and leadership of programs and activities within the School of Business and Information Technology, with an emphasis on innovation and persistence among students and faculty. This role focuses on strategy and management to ensure the school meets its academic and financial goals, including but not limited to student & faculty persistence, program relevance, quality, growth, and creating a supportive environment which provides students a clear path to graduation. The incumbent to this position is expected to lead continuous improvement, organizational change, and program expansion initiatives.

The Associate Dean selects, hires, manages performance, and supports academic department chairs, program chairs, and chairs of special projects. This includes the training and orientation of new chairs, supporting chairs in the management of their faculty and programs, and providing opportunities for chair and faculty professional development.

The Associate Dean participates in intra-school and university-wide interdisciplinary activities and initiatives. The role collaborates with curriculum and other units to assess program needs and development of courses.

Required Qualifications:


  • Masters degree in Analytics, Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Technology or related discipline required; Doctoral Degree strongly preferred.


  • 7+ years experience in Higher Education administration, preferably in a remote or online environment in relevant discipline.
  • Plus a minimum of 3 years teaching experience at the postsecondary level, with a history of demonstrated leadership roles in an educational setting.

What we’re looking for:


  • Able to effectively communicate with different levels of the organization.
  •  Extensive knowledge of curriculum development and academic policy; possesses required knowledge of best practices in higher education andragogy.
  •  Skilled in leading and managing teams of individuals.
  • Thinks strategically, effectively analyzing data and implementing data-informed, student- centered decisions.
  • Experience successfully leading change initiatives.
  • Ability to adapt to changing technologies and policy requirements.
  • Familiarity with program-level accreditation processes, ideally with the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) or the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment, across diverse teams, departments, and Schools.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times.

Application Procedure:


Qualified persons are asked to submit the following through an application on the Purdue Global career site: a letter of application; a complete curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and a list of at least two references with contact information. One reference must be from your most recent employer.


The priority application deadline is May 31, 2024 at 5:00pm. After the priority deadline, the job posting may be closed. Applications submitted after the priority date may or may not be considered.


Questions about this search may be directed to Nominations of outstanding potential candidates for the position are welcome.

Additional information:


  • The target salary for this position is $110-120,000.
  • Learn more about our benefits: 
  • Please note that this is a remote position that requires occasional travel.
  •  Purdue University Global will not sponsor employment authorization for this position.
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position.
  •  FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Purdue Global is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our goal is to recruit and retain talent from a diverse pool of applicants and celebrate a variety of perspectives, experiences, and skills to support an inclusive environment. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs, striving to ensure a fair and equitable process. All are encouraged to apply.


Posting Start Date:  3/29/24