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Catawba College seeks a dynamic and energetic leader to serve as the Dean of the Ralph Ketner School of Business and, for highly qualified individuals, to serve as the Elias A. and Rose B. Saleeby Endowed Professor.
The college's mission is to provide "students an education rich in personal attention that blends the knowledge and competencies of liberal studies with career preparation" and to enable "students to reach their highest potential while becoming responsible citizens." In carrying out this mission, Catawba focuses on an institutional philosophy of a liberal education, which entails a broad range of knowledge, intellectual and practical skills, and individual and social responsibility fostered and developed in all academic programs, including general education and majors, and from the freshman to senior years.
As its mission, Catawba's Ketner School of Business prepares traditional and nontraditional students for successful personal, business, and professional careers by blending a strong foundation in the liberal arts with the highest quality business education and to build upon the College's values by providing an environment where students can develop into business and professional leaders of the highest moral character.
The Ketner School has ten full-time faculty, four part-time and adjunct faculty, and over 130 students who have declared majors housed in the School.
The Dean will be charged with leading the faculty and staff of The Ketner School in a manner that provides students with a quality education, faculty and staff with appropriate and satisfying career experiences, all the while maintaining the desired academic integrity.
- Significant experience in business education.
- Demonstrated successful leadership and strong management abilities, including a track record of collaboration and consensus building.
- A record of success in developing relationships, both internal and external, in an academic or professional setting.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills to articulate a clear and strategic vision to multiple constituencies.
- Strong commitment to the value of teaching; an earned doctorate or record of significant success in business.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience, which includes a competitive base salary, benefits, and relocation assistance.
The college is located in Salisbury, NC, in the heart of the North Carolina piedmont and 45 minutes from either Charlotte or Winston-Salem via I-85.
- About Catawba: www.catawba.edu
- About the Ketner School of Business: www.catawba.edu/ksob
- Full Position Description
For more information, please contact:
Kenneth D. Carrick, Jr., President
Coleman Lew + Associates, Inc.
Executive Search Consultants
326 West Tenth Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 377-0362 (office)
Description: The Director of Athletics
is responsible to the President of the College for the fiscal and human
resources of the Division of Athletics and for the general programs,
policies, procedures and initiatives related to intercollegiate athletics.
- To oversee and provide managerial direction and coordination of
the functions of intercollegiate athletics (see list of sports below),
athletic training, and sports information and organizing events related
to its programs including home athletic contests;
- To provide leadership to the coaches, administrators, and staff
within the Division of Athletics and to the volunteers who support
- To supervise and evaluate all personnel within the Division of
- To represent the College’s athletics programs to external communities
and constituencies, including but not limited to the South Atlantic
Conference and the NCAA;
- To assist efforts to increase and sustain the level of private
funding for the intercollegiate athletics program, including but
not limited to sponsorships, advertising, and Chiefs Club memberships;
- To ensure that the goals and objectives of the Division of Athletics
are appropriately formulated and met and that the budget is developed
and monitored in support of those goals and objectives;
- To ensure the highest levels of ethics, sensitivity and professionalism
for all elements of the Division of Athletics and the intercollegiate
- To serve on internal and external committees and bodies as requested
or assigned by the President of the College;
- To carry out other duties as assigned by the President of the
- A baccalaureate degree is required; a graduate or professional
degree is strongly preferred;
- Five or more years of successful collegiate athletics administration
- Three or more years of successful fundraising experience;
- A background in supervision or other managerial positions, program
planning, budget planning and monitoring;
- Ability to understand and communicate effectively the unique mission
and role of the College and of intercollegiate athletics within that
- Creative and effective leadership skills – the ability to provide
vision for the intercollegiate athletics program and support for
- Superb listening, verbal, and interpersonal skills;
- Excellence in planning and strategy development;
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a dynamic,
- Compatibility with the College’s senior management
team and constituencies including the President, members of the
Cabinet, the Board of Trustees,
members of the Division of Athletics, faculty, staff, students, and
Candidates should submit a resume, a list of at least 4 professional references and their contact information, and a cover letter of no more than 3 pages describing (1) their interest in the position, (2) how they would fulfill the job responsibilities and (3) how they meet the job qualifications. Candidate materials should be submitted electronically to Brien Lewis, President of the College, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, candidates must submit their application materials no later than February 7, 2014.
Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.
Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Intercollegiate Athletics Programs:
NCAA Division II – Member of South Atlantic Conference
- Cross Country
- Cross Country
Description: The Center for the Environment at Catawba College seeks an experienced professional to work part-time to coordinate various aspects of grant, sponsorship and donor request writing, grant reporting, grant tracking/accounting and donor relationship building. The individual selected will assist in identifying, defining and developing funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as coordinating the development, writing and submission of grant proposals to third-party entities. Candidate must have Bachelor's degree or have work related discipline with a minimum of three years experience. The individual must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be highly organized and possess the ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve stated goals. Resumes accepted by:
How to Apply: Please submit a letter of application and resume to:
Larry Farmer, Human Resources Officer
2300 West Innes Street
Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone (704) 637-4227
FAX (704) 637-4289
Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.