Director of Executive and Professional MBA Programs

Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 16, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Posting Number F0881P Working Title Director of Executive and Professional MBA Programs Department Terry College Professional MBA About the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Advertised Salary Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Anticipated Start Date 07/01/2021 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 04/16/2021 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications received by May 17, 2021 will receive full consideration. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Required application materials include a cover letter, a full resume or vita, and contact information for three references (including email addresses). The search committee will reach out to references at the appropriate time in the process. All application documents must be submitted electronically via Applications submitted in other ways will not be considered.

Questions can be directed to the search committee through Dr. Mike Pfarrer,

Location of Vacancy Atlanta Area EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Position Details

Classification Title Department Chair/Head AC FLSA Faculty Rank Lecturer Contract Type Fiscal (12 mo.) Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track Minimum Qualifications

Terminal or master’s degree

Position Summary

The Executive and Professional MBA Programs in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia seek qualified applicants for their Director of Executive and Professional MBA Programs, with an expected start date of July 1, 2021.
The Candidate will lead and represent the Atlanta-based Terry MBA Programs, which are housed at the Terry Executive Education Center in Buckhead. The Candidate will oversee all strategic, operational, logistical, and external aspects of the Programs, including managing personnel and the Program budgets. The Candidate will serve as the main interface between students, faculty, staff, alumni, the Terry College, the University of Georgia, and the business community to assure high-quality programs and rewarding learning environments. This position will hold a faculty rank as a non-tenure-track Lecturer. Internal applicants may be eligible to retain rank on appointment.

Additional Requirements

Candidates should have an appropriate terminal degree (e.g., JD or PhD) or Master’s degree in their field. Candidates without a terminal degree must document exceptional accomplishments in related business and leadership positions and must be approved for a terminal degree exception before hire.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

Candidates will be expected to teach courses in the Programs and should have a background that includes managing teams and a familiarity with the MBA marketplace.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? No Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? Yes Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a responsibility of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


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