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Dean of College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

The Opportunity

The search for the position of Dean of the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management at the University of South Carolina-Columbia Campus began in September 2022. The College of HRSM is a powerful learning arena where passionate students, inspiring teachers and industry leaders come together to advance the world's consumer experience industries. These industries have the power to connect cultures, inspire adventure, strengthen global economies, and enrich people’s lives. Real-world experience, career development and innovative courses are hallmarks of our top-ranked degree programs.  Featuring a diverse suite of research centers that are shaping the future of our industries through knowledge and discovery, the college is home to world-renowned faculty who are celebrated for advancing their fields and who are passionate about sharing their knowledge and experience with the next generation of leaders.  With five bachelor's degrees, two master's degrees and two Ph.D. programs, the award-winning areas of study in the College of HRSM include Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM); Interdisciplinary Studies (B.A.I.S.); Retailing (RETL); and Sport and Entertainment Management (SPTE). 

The Position

Reporting directly to the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost and a member of the Council of Academic Deans.

Application Process

The application process is now open. Please click on the “Application Process” title for further instruction.

Search Committee

A search committee has been thoughtfully composed to include a cross-section of university faculty, staff, alumni and students.

Search Firm

Academic Search is mission driven: We are institution builders focused on partnering with colleges and universities to assemble the best teams possible. We organize, manage, and inform a search process that is customized to the particular and unique needs of each of our partner institutions. Our active involvement in leadership development programs expands our reach, relationship-building, and recruitment of potential candidates to every search.

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