Career Opportunities

​Dean, Adnan Kassar School of Business

The Lebanese American University invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the Adnan Kassar School of Business (AKSOB). The Lebanese American University (LAU) is a leading higher education institution in the Middle East operating on two campuses, Beirut and Byblos, and enrolling more than 8,000 students. The University is chartered by the Regents of the State University of New York and is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). The Adnan Kassar School of Business is one of the oldest and most reputable of the region. It enrolls over 2,600 students on both campuses at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels.

Position Summary

The Dean of the Adnan Kassar School of Business is the senior academic officer of the School and is responsible for all matters relating to academic leadership and administration including overseeing of academic programs, faculty, staff and students on both the Beirut and Byblos campuses. The Dean will set standards for intellectual engagement and accomplishment for the School and will provide strategic vision and operational leadership to all aspects of the academic and professional programs, creating an environment that supports the School, faculty, and students. The Dean will also conduct fundraising for the School.

The candidate must be able to build on LAU’s strong record in business education and lead the School that is AACSB accredited towards further recognition as a world-class provider of quality business education in the MENA region. The Dean should have a commitment to liberal arts education, a compelling, strategic vision and long-term goals for the School, in addition to proven implementation skills.

The Dean reports to the Provost and serves as a voting member on the Council of Deans and as an Ex-Officio member on School and University Councils.

Required Qualifications

Candidates are expected to have:

Application Details

An executive search exercise is being undertaken by Perrett Laver to assist the recruitment committee. Applications should consist of a cover letter explaining motivation and qualifications for the position and a full curriculum vitae. Perrett Laver may be contacted for informal enquiries and questions about the post at