University of New Mexico — Chair of the Department of Management

The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico (UNM) invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Management. The Department of Management is a collegial and intellectually vibrant group of faculty. The Anderson School of Management is home to approximately 3,000 students, 58 full-time faculty and 42 staff.  The School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. The School offers BBA and MBA degrees in multiple tracks, an Executive MBA, a MS in Cybersecurity and Business Analytics, and a MS in Project Management. Programs are offered in multiple modalities including face-to-face, online, hybrid, and accelerated. 

The successful candidate will be a scholar with a strong record of publications appropriate for a full professor of Management (see, section 2.2.3(b)) including relatively recent placements in top journals in the management field. The successful candidate must have the record to support appointment at the level of Full Professor with tenure at the University of New Mexico.

UNM is the flagship institution of higher education in the State of New Mexico, is a Carnegie Very High Research Activity (R1) Institution, is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution, is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), and is designated as a Gold rated Military Friendly® School. Founded in 1889, UNM currently serves nearly 31,000 students on the main and branch campuses and is located in Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico with a metropolitan area of over 900,000 residents. The UNM campuses, City of Albuquerque, and state of New Mexico offer an ethnically diverse culture and locations with unparalleled opportunities for year-round outdoor activities. Albuquerque is a technologically innovative city and is listed among the best places to relocate in America. The Albuquerque International Sunport offers daily flights to and from most major cities in the U.S.

The Department of Management faculty is currently comprised of four Full Professors, six Associate Professors, three Assistant Professors, four full time Lecturers and one Clinical Professor. Departmental resources include dedicated monetary and research resources to support academic excellence.

Anderson’s 24,000+ alumni can be found having an impact in communities all over the world. With a strength in diversity, equity and inclusion, Anderson emphasizes collaborative student interaction, active adult learning, team experiences, and scholarship that draw upon a variety of methodologies and subject areas. 

The Department Chair of Management plays a critical role in the academic life of the School and is responsible for carrying out the School’s vision and mission as they relate specifically to research, teaching, learning, and student success in management. Reporting to the Dean, the Department Chair is responsible for creating an environment conducive to research excellence, collegiality, as well as developing and implementing strategies that support institutional goals and aspirations. The Department Chair is highly engaged with faculty, staff, senior leadership and multiple other internal and external stakeholders. The Department Chair is responsible for the following specific outcomes: 1) Providing academic leadership and mentoring faculty, 2) Supporting high-quality academic and research programs that address management and business community needs, and 3) Promoting student recruitment, retention and completion of management programs. The Department Chair will also encourage and support fundraising endeavors. 

Candidates with established records of accomplishment and reputation in Management are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have an academic record appropriate for a Full Professor in Management at UNM; have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education; continue to pursue their research; support the advancement of the faculty in the Department of Management as well as in the Anderson School of Management overall; and take advantage of UNM’s strong ties with the business community to enhance the Department’s reputation and visibility.

Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in Management or a closely related discipline, experience commensurate with the Full Professor rank, interest in or demonstrated leadership, and exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. Applicants should be able to articulate a progressive vision for education, research, and service consistent with the values, mission and goals of the Anderson School of Management and UNM.

Interested candidates must submit:

  1. A cover letter of application, including statement of qualifications in relation to the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications.
  2. A complete and up-to-date curriculum vita,
  3. Vision statement articulating their leadership philosophy,
  4. Vision statement for research and teaching philosophy and interests,
  5. The names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses for at least three professional references,
  6. A Diversity Statement that addresses the following:
    • How have you previously demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in an academic setting?
    • Please describe an issue within the DEI discourse or any other DEI issue that you have worked on, have experience with, or that you believe is important to shared work.
    • What strategic initiatives would you suggest to promote DEI within a department?
  7. Copy of one professional publication and/or presentation.

How to apply: For best consideration, applications should be submitted online by November 25, 2022 through UNMJobs at: The position will remain open until filled. New Mexico has a rich and varied culture, and candidates from all underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. UNM is a family-friendly institution. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For additional information about the Department of Management, see

Inquiries should be sent to the Search Committee Chair, Kathryn Jacobson, Senior Associate Dean,