MBA Director

Job description

Report to:                       Chair, Business Department

Starting:                          Summer/Fall 2018

Founded in 2006, The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) is a student-centered, innovative institution dedicated to educating Afghanistan’s next generation of leaders. Committed to blending liberal learning and professional preparation, AUAF currently offers four undergraduate degrees and two graduate degrees. The university also serves the development of public and private sectors through outreach programs offered through its Centers of Excellence, the International Center for Afghan Women’s Economic Development, the Business Innovation Hub, and the Professional Development Institute. For more information about AUAF, please visit to The MBA Director oversees the Masters of Business Administration.

The Opportunity:

The Director is responsible, working with the Chair of the Business Department, for oversight of the Masters of Business Administration program including the recently begun ACBSP accreditation process. This includes a sequence of courses leading to a thesis, which is required of all graduate programs by the Afghanistan Ministry of Higher Education. The Director monitors the academic integrity and quality of students who are expected to demonstrate high standards of performance and ethical conduct. The Director works with the Chair to develop strategy for the Business Program particularly as it relates to the Masters of Business Administration program. In addition, the Director is responsible for achieving the Masters of Business Administration program outcomes and that courses are engaging and contribute to the practical development of students’ skills in written and oral communications, inquiry and analysis, critical and creative thinking, problem solving, and quantitative literacy, teamwork, and leadership. The Director works with the Business Chair in relations between the University and the private sector, government, and non-governmental organizations. 

In addition to the above responsibilities, the MBA Director will be teaching nine credit hours per semester.

Salary and Benefits:

The university provides a competitive salary plus benefits allowance, medical and life insurance coverage, annual travel allowance and furnished housing.


  • Doctoral degree in business, business education or a related field.
  • A record of successful university-level teaching and research.
  • Significant university-level administrative experience.

Submission Procedure:

To apply, send a cover letter, a CV, and a list of three professional references as one PDF document attachment to [email protected]. Include “MBA Director” in the email subject line. Review of applications will begin on April 20 and will continue until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




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Posted: 3/26/2018
Application Due: 5/10/2018
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