Director of MCCB Graduate Programs
Director of MCCB Graduate Programs
Position Number: 53047866
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Campus Location: Cumming
Job Close Date: 08/26/2017
General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for the position of Graduate Director in the Mike Cottrell College of Business. The Mike Cottrell College of Business is an AACSB accredited business school offering programs on four campuses in the North Georgia region. The graduate programs are offered in Cumming and Gainesville. To articulate and operationalize an entrepreneurial vision for state of the art executive education programs. This position leads a team of business development staff, educational designers, and instructors who deliver custom training, open enrollment classes, certificate curricula, web based learning, consulting and related research. Identify and cultivate key client/stakeholder groups to be served, develop and maintain a network of relationships to build understanding of the major forces shaping the needs, positions and actions of key client/stakeholder groups.
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.
Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Director will:
- Engage with the business/professional community to build partnerships and deliver innovative curricular programs.
- Coordinate with the MCCB marketing director to execute graduate marketing initiatives.
- Interact with current and prospective graduate students to enhance their graduate studies experience.
- Maintain and strengthen connections with MCCB graduate alumni; Expand and manage program enrollments.
- Work with faculty to develop and sustain quality MCCB graduate programs; Effectively administer the Graduate Office and instructional sites.
- Prepare and recommend annual MCCB graduate budget.
- Maintain currency of best graduate education practices and learning technologies; Implement policies and procedures to meet accreditation criteria; Teach one or two classes per year.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Requires knowledge and passion for business education and experience in a field of business.
- Requires the ability to engage with the business/professional community and successfully administer a program.
Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
- Master's degree held or near completion required.
- Three (3) years of related work experience required.
Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Special Instructions to Applicants: The successful candidate must be able to pass a background check which will include a credit check. Please submit contact information for three professional references.
Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion.
The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.
The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.