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Executive Director of the Master of Business Administration Programs at the Rady School of Management

Recruitment Period

Open date: April 17th, 2020

Last review date: Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, Apr 17, 2021 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.

Description

The Rady School of Management seeks an outstanding educator for the position of Executive Director of the Master of Business Administration Programs. The Executive Director is the working title, the position is classified as Academic Coordinator III. Appointees in this series are not members of the Academic Senate and the appointment does not lead to tenure. The Rady School’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) is the school’s oldest self-supporting program. The program was approved by UCOP in 2003, and has been the flagship program for the Rady School for the last 16 years. The MBA program is delivered in a Full Time, Flex Evening (Part-time) and Flex Weekend (Executive) format.

Applicants must have a Master's degree in Business Administration or related field.

They will be evaluated on their experience with development of graduate level business courses and commitment to supporting teaching excellence at the graduate level.

Applications must be submitted electronically at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02483

Primary responsibilities:
The Executive Director will provide the management oversight and interface between the students/graduates and industry. The position provides formal supervision of all administrative, operational, and/or curricular matters relating to the program, develops strategy for preparing students for the job market, and provides guidance to several career staff employees.

Interface with Industry:
The core of the Rady MBA program emphasizes knowledge in the core business functions (i.e., marketing, finance, leadership, management, and operations). The person selected for the position will require considerable strength in these areas to position students for the job market. Additionally, the Executive Director must come to Rady with a global network of academic, government, and business contacts.

Curriculum Development and Management:
The individual selected for the position will assist with the curricular development for all MBA cohorts. This person will help to prepare students entering the job market to ensure they have the essential skills necessary to develop tools for data-driven business decision making. The successful placement of Rady School graduates necessitates the leadership of a director who has an intimate knowledge of business and related fields. This person must be adequately experienced to identify and generate topics for the curriculum, as well as employment. The knowledge and experience necessary to successfully achieve these goals comes from a professional background with a blend of both academic and business experience.

Placement of Graduates:
The Executive Director in partnership with the Rady leadership team will place students with high value, national and international firms in various industries; create industry alliances that lead to internship opportunities; and manage related operational funds. The individual will collaborate with Rady faculty on curriculum development and all other crucial aspects of the position requirements to ensure programmatic success.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Job location

San Diego, CA

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: https://rady.ucsd.edu/

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional #2 (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional #3 (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)