Director, and Professional MBA Programs - College of Business

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


DIRECTOR MBA Program College of Business University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Director has responsibility for managing the strategic and operational aspects of the fulltime (FTMBA) and professional MBA (PMBA) programs.


Set the strategic direction of both the FTMBA and PMBA programs in coordination with the Senior Associate Dean of MBA programs

Responsible for all operational elements of the MBA programs, including admissions, advising, student services, and experiential learning opportunities so that the programs are consistently responsive to student needs

Develop and ensure the execution of recruiting strategies to meet the desired class target profiles for both FTMBA and PMBA students

Collaborate with Illinois Business Consulting and the Global Consulting Program to provide experiential learning opportunities for both FTMBA and PMBA students

Collaborate with business career services to provide career related opportunities and career search support for FTMBA students

Develop and ensure the execution of professional development for both FTMBA and PMBA students to augment the classroom experience

Hire, train, and supervise the MBA staff. Provide vision and motivation to the staff and encourage innovation and excellence

Develop strong rapport with students, faculty and staff

Actively engage alumni and other stakeholders of the programs in the college

Monitor trends in the MBA marketplace in order and bring it to the attention of the MBA faculty committee and the academic director so that we continually improve the MBA offerings

Responsible for the budgets of both the FTMBA and MBA programs in order to ensure the financial viability of each of the programs.

QUALIFICATIONS Master's degree required, MBA preferred, with a minimum of five years' experience with progressive responsibility in a corporate or university setting. Experience in client acquisition, project management; recruiting, marketing; and supervision.

This is a full-time, 12-month academic professional position. The starting date will be as soon as possible after the closing date. Salary is commensurate with experience, and includes an excellent benefits package. Interviews may be conducted before the closing date, although no hiring decisions will be made until after the search has closed.

For full consideration, create your candidate profile at and upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references by July 18, 2016. For further information regarding our application procedures, email .

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. ( ).

Organization Name: MBA Program Administration

College Name or Administrative Unit: Business

Category: Academic Professional

Open Date: 06/27/2016

Close Date: 07/18/2016


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