Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management


Assistant Dean


Evanston, Illinois, USA



The Kellogg School of Management seeks a strategic, creative, collaborative, and inspirational leader to serve as its Assistant Dean of the Kellogg Executive MBA Global Network.

The Assistant Dean of the Kellogg EMBA Global Network (“Assistant Dean”) will provide strategic vision, leadership, financial and operational oversight for the Kellogg EMBA Global Network, composed of the US-based program offered on two campuses in Evanston, IL and Miami, FL, as well as international learning destinations including but not limited to university partners such as: Guanghua School of Management, Peking University; Schulich School of Business, York University; HKUST Business School; WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management.

The Assistant Dean will be a member of the Kellogg leadership team, reporting to the Associate Dean for Degree Programs and Operations, and is responsible for assuring the Kellogg EMBA Global Network attracts and recruits high quality students, provides an outstanding educational experience and is routinely ranked among the premier global EMBA programs. The Assistant Dean will also be responsible for P&L leadership of a complex operation that incudes relationships with several third-party partners that provide key aspects of the overall delivery model of the student experience. In addition, the Assistant Dean is the key face of the program with students and faculty, and is expected to represent Kellogg and the senior team with students and alumni on a regular basis.

The ideal candidate will have a genuine passion for contributing to the transformation of a premier global business school; 10 years of relevant leadership and management experience, preferably within business education; relevant international/cross-cultural experience; a strong team-based orientation; exemplary communication and interpersonal skills; and a keen eye for operational efficiency. A relevant graduate degree, such as an MBA, MSEd, Ed.D. or Ph.D., is preferred.

The Kellogg School of Management (“Kellogg”) at Northwestern University, is one of the world’s leading business schools, conducting cutting-edge research and providing management education to top students from more than 50 countries. Known for its culture of collaboration and innovation, Kellogg is home to a diverse community committed to academic excellence. Kellogg’s distinctive cross-disciplinary approach to research and teaching focuses on the issues most critical to contemporary business, drives innovation and creates real-world insights for business leaders. The EMBA Global Network is one of several degree programs in Kellogg’s portfolio of preeminent management degrees: two-year MBA; one-year MBA; 15-month MBAi jointly offered with the McCormick School of Engineering; MMM dual degree MBA and MS in Design from the McCormickj School of Engineering; three-year JDMBA in partnership with the Pritzker School of Law; MDMBA in partnership with the Feinberg School of Medicine; Evening-Weekend MBA program; and, Masters in Management.

Kellogg has retained Korn Ferry, a national executive recruiting firm, to assist with this search. All nominations, inquiries, and application materials should be submitted in confidence to Korn Ferry. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled.

Please direct all applications, nominations, and inquiries for the position to the search firm assisting the university at the contact information below:

Victoria Antolini, Principal
Rosa Morris, Senior Client Partner
Lila Wojnarowicz, Research Associate
Kellogg specific email:

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.