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Academic Director - MBA Programs - Graduate School of Management, University of California, Davis

  • 1.  Academic Director - MBA Programs - Graduate School of Management, University of California, Davis

    Posted 09-09-2023 07:16

    UC Davis Graduate School of Management is looking for an academic administrator for our MBA programs. This non-tenure-track administration/teaching position will be responsible for strategic curriculum management and teaching coordination across all areas of the business school. Please see below for an expanded description.

    Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05987

    Help contact: cgcoleman@ucdavis.edu

    Job location: Davis, CA

    Application Window

    Open date: September 1, 2023

    Next review date: Friday, Sep 22, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

    Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: Sunday, Dec 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

    Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

    Position Overview

    The Academic Director (AD) for the MBA programs at UC Davis GSM is a 50% appointment to provide overall strategic program leadership, working with faculty and the Senior Assistant Dean, Student Affairs. Working with the Faculty, the AD will ensure that the MBA degree is current, relevant, and valuable for students and will coordinate faculty review of the program curriculum, and facilitate continuous improvement. The AD, who will also receive a 50% faculty appointment in the Lecturer title series (non-tenure track) to teach in the program (12 quarter units annually expected), will be appointed the Graduate Program Committee Chair by the Dean of the Graduate School of Management. The position is contingent on funding and pending administrative approval. Salary is based on ability and experience.

    See online posting for specific responsibilities of the Academic Administrator (50% appointment) and Lecturer (50% appointment) position.

    Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $200,000 to $250,000.


    Qualified candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Business Administration or a related field.

    Prior to appointment, the preferred incumbent should have at least five years of administrative experience in higher education programs, preferably in a business school. Ph.D. qualified candidates with college- and university-level committee experience may also apply.

    See online posting for additional qualifications.

    Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05987

    Campus Information

    UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

    We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals' with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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    Gina Dokko
    UC Davis
    Davis CA