University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee — Sheldon B. Lubar Endowed Dean, Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites applications for the position of the Sheldon B. Lubar Endowed Deanship of the Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business. UWM recently received two significant recognitions. The Carnegie Foundation granted the campus the Community Engagement Classification in 2015 for its significant work in Milwaukee and Wisconsin’s southeast region. In February 2016, UWM was designated a R-1 Doctoral University – Highest Research Activity, by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

As the chief academic officer for the Lubar School of Business, the Dean has primary responsibility to plan, develop, and administer all aspects of the School’s educational programs, activities, and budget; provide vision in setting priorities and leadership in maintaining academic standards and in strengthening faculty scholarship and research; work with partners across the university; and represent the School within the University, the UW System, the external community and region, with alumni, and with appropriate external agencies and organizations regarding academic programs and standards.  The Dean reports directly to the Provost and is a member of the Academic Dean’s Council.

UWM seeks candidates with a strong record of professional accomplishment, commitment to excellence in both research and teaching, and outstanding management, leadership and fundraising skills to serve as the new Dean. The Dean must be a person with the highest integrity and an educational leader.

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree with scholarly qualifications sufficient for appointment as a tenured full professor in an area within the Lubar School of Business and have proven leadership and senior administrative experience. The complete position profile with preferred qualifications is available at:

The Committee will accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. Initial screening of applications will begin in December 2017 and continue until an appointment is made. For best consideration, applications must be received on or before December 8, 2017. Applications received after this date may not be considered.

The Chair of the Search and Screen Committee, John Reisel, welcomes all inquiries and nominations. Nominations should include name, position, e-mail and telephone number of the nominee. Chair Reisel may be contacted at or (414) 229-4671.

Applications must include a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae and contact information for at least five references. These materials must be uploaded through UWM’s Applicant Information Management System (AIMS) at:

In accordance with Wisconsin’s Open Records Law, requests for confidentiality by nominees and applicants will be honored, if so requested, except that names and titles of the finalists must be disclosed. 

UWM is an AA/EOE employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.