North Dakota State University — Ronald G. and Kaye S. Olson Dean of the College of Business

Ronald G. and Kaye S. Olson Dean of the College of Business

North Dakota State University (NDSU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Ronald G. and Kaye S. OlsonDean of the College of Business. The University seeks an individual who will provide vision and leadership to the College. The Dean is the chief executive officer of the college, reporting to the Provost. The Dean has responsibility for leading the College and securing the support and resources necessary to achieve its mission. The Dean oversees the staff, other administrators, and the departments of the College and their instructional, research, and service/outreach activities. The Dean is charged with all aspects of the College's external engagement, including fund raising, developing partnerships with industry, and enhancing the image and reputation of the College in the state and region.

Located in the heart of downtown Fargo, North Dakota, the NDSU College of Business is the home to over 1495 undergraduate and 150 graduate students, as well as students who partner with the college through interdisciplinary programs. The 135,000-square foot building features an executive board room, state-of-the-art advanced technology trading lab with 12 Bloomberg terminals; 284-seat auditorium; three-story atrium with coffee bar, study areas, IT helpdesk, and library; and the brand-new Louise S. Barry Auditorium, that is the perfect space for hosting events and conferences.

For further details about this position and the application requirements and process, please see the full position profile on the Academic Search website. Senior Consultant Dr. Katherine Haley ( will be able to speak with you about this opportunity.

While applications and nominations will be accepted until a new Dean is hired, interested parties are encouraged to submit their materials electronically (PDF preferred) to by March 1, 2023 to assure full consideration. Candidate materials should include a current resume and a letter of interest addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications.

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in the lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to a current employee, or veteran status, as applicable. NDSU is committed to diversity and encourages applications from traditionally underrepresented groups. This position is exempt from North Dakota Veterans' Preference requirements.