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Director of the DBA Program (Graduate Studies)

Johnson & Wales University
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jun 2, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Provides strategic and administrative leadership for the online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program


Diversity & Inclusion

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.


Essential Job Functions

  • Directs and manages the DBA program and monitors the program’s effectiveness, including the outcomes assessment process
  • Plans and implements program growth opportunities in collaboration with the College of Business (COB) and the College of Professional Studies (CPS)
  • Oversees curriculum development for the DBA program and verifies content relevancy
  • Assists in the development and evaluation of the DBA program goals and objectives, as well as the college’s accreditation efforts
  • Monitors and reports program statistics including enrollment, retention and other relevant metrics
  • Recruits, recommends, hires, supervises, assesses and develops qualified full- and part-time faculty to support the DBA program, in collaboration with the College of Professional Studies (CPS)
  • Oversees the program dissertation phase including the assignment of major advisors and second readers
  • Oversees and facilitates the transfer credit process in collaboration with other university departments
  • Assists with the resolution of student issues, in collaboration with CPS and COB
  • Manages the DBA admissions process including applicant review, interviews and evaluation, and attends virtual admissions events
  • Acts as a liaison between the DBA program and other university departments
  • Updates marketing materials and current and prospective student communications in collaboration with the CPS marketing team
  • Teaches courses in the DBA program, as appropriate
  • Prepares and monitors the departmental budget
  • Supervises and develops the department staff, facilitating professional opportunities to improve individual capability and managing performance against job accountabilities, department goals and established university, campus and department policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution, or other appropriate accreditation as determined by Johnson & Wales University
  • Moderate amount of experience working in higher education leadership or in other related work 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with teaching and managing doctoral business programs and online education programs
  • Experience with AACSB accreditation
  • Experience with leading the development of growth opportunities in graduate business program


Compensation: $130,000 - $135,000 annualized

Benefits: This full-time position offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, holiday pay, paid sick time, paid vacation time, a 401(k) retirement savings plan, educational assistance benefits, and an employee assistance program and travel assistance program. Please note that the university reserves the right to amend, add to, or reduce the benefits as management determines from time to time is appropriate.

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