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School/CompanyUniversidad de los Andes School of Management
Job TitleSearch for a new dean
AddressCalle 21 1-20 SD 933
Job categoryNot Specified
Career levelExcutive (SVP, EVP, VP etc)
Desired education levelDoctorate or PhD
Job typeFull-Time
Career Progressionfulltime
Job description

Universidad de los Andes was founded in 1948, as the first non-denominational and non-political private university in Colombia. It is characterized by its pluralistic and international environment, with an emphasis on providing an integral education of individuals. At the same time, it is the only Colombian university placed among the 300 best universities in the world, and consistently ranked among the top 10 Latin-American universities.


The School of Management, founded in 1972, has the prestigious “Triple Crown”, which consists of three accreditations (EQUIS, AMBA, and AACSB); this is only held by 1% of business schools around the world. Its mission of "Educate leaders who create value to organizations and society through the generation of knowledge for sustainable development" is developed in a long-term relationship with its more than 14,500 alumni and 3,000 students.

The Dean will report directly to the University's President and the Vice-President for Academic Affairs; will be a member of the University's Academic Council; and will serve as the leader of the School. They are accountable to the President and the University's Board of Trustees for promoting academic policies, activities, leadership, and for strengthening its financial performance.


The Dean must have strong listening and communication skills, openness to new ideas, flexibility and the ability to understand different stakeholders’ dynamics and expectations, ability to develop a top performing team to jointly lead the School, genuine respect for the Faculty and School staff, academic legitimacy and a passion for the value of management education, a commitment to pursue the interests of the School and generate positive impact in organizations and society in general, and a commitment to innovation and continuous improvement in teaching and research practices.


The ideal candidate’s experience would include: strong academic credentials and fluency in Spanish and English; demonstrated track record in: managing a complex organization, in a role requiring engagement of a diverse range of external and internal stakeholders, leading through legitimacy and responsibility within an intellectual/academic environment, and financial and administrative management; a global perspective, for example from having lived and worked in multiple countries.


The role is full-time and based in Bogota, Colombia.


Candidates interested in this position should send a letter of motivation along with their curriculum vitae to by midday on September 19, 2023.

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Expiry date2023/09/19