Director of Business Programs

Washington D.C.
Jul 10, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Trinity in Washington, a comprehensive university in the nation’s capital, seeks a leader for academic programs in Business Administration.   The successful candidate will be a forward-thinking innovator who has solid experience in developing educational programs for aspiring managers and executive business leaders across a range of industries and occupations. 

The Director will oversee baccalaureate and master’s degree programs that include such topics as human resource management, finance and accounting, marketing, strategic planning and other related business topics.  Trinity is eager to recruit a Director with strong ties to the business community in the Washington region and who can develop a clinical component for the programs so that Trinity students will have deep hands-on experience in moving academic theories into practice. The Director reports to the Executive Dean of the School of Business and Graduate Studies and has collaborative relationships with faculty and deans across all academic units. The position is a full-time administrative appointment with some teaching duties.  Responsibilities include supervising the ongoing development of the MBA curriculum and revising the undergraduate Business majors; program assessment; assisting with faculty hiring; student advising; teaching one or two courses each semester; developing external partnerships with businesses in the Washington region; and developing creative programmatic initiatives to help maintain and increase enrollments.

Qualifications include: a minimum of eight years of experience as a senior level manager or executive in a private or nonprofit business preferably in the Washington region; at least three years of experience as an adjunct or full-time faculty member teaching business courses in higher education; strong oral and written communication skills; and a record of demonstrated innovative accomplishments in business endeavors and academic settings. The position requires an MBA or other appropriate terminal professional degree; and strong executive and administrative experience.  While Trinity does not currently deliver an entire degree program online, many courses are delivered in hybrid format, and familiarity with online education is essential.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application that includes a statement of qualifications for this position and a curriculum vitae to:  [email protected]

Please put “Business Program Director” in the subject line.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made.