Director, MSBA-Business Analytics
The Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech is introducing a Master of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Analytics (MSBA-BA) in the Greater Washington, D.C. metro area. We are seeking a dynamic, entrepreneurial-minded individual for the Program Director position of MSBA-BA. This position will work closely with the other graduate program directors in the college and the university, especially in the GWDC region. The Program Director will be responsible for recruiting and retaining students, marketing the program, working with industry, solidifying the curriculum and faculty necessary to teach in the program, and coordinating the integration of part-time, full-time traditional students and international students in the program. The director is expected to supervise staff and professional faculty including an administrative assistant, an internship coordinator, and an academic/career advisor. The director may be involved in teaching and/or mentoring students, arranging for and managing capstone projects assigned by corporate partners, and establishing relationships with corporate, industry or government agencies and sponsors. The MSBA-BA includes an international component, and the director will be in charge of coordinating and expanding the relationship between Virginia Tech and partner institutions for this program. The director will manage a graduate program and the relationship with NMIMS university in India that is expected to enroll 90 students per year.
The candidate will report to Pamplin's Associate Dean for Graduate Programs in GWDC and will work collaboratively with colleagues from the Pamplin College of Business, other Virginia Tech colleges and programs, and University Relations to enhance the reputation of the Pamplin College of Business and its programs.
- A Master's degree in business or a technical field
- Extensive industry or educational experience in consulting or government contracting, project management, and/or business intelligence and analytics
- High level of professionalism, organizational skills, initiative, and follow through
- Excellent communication skills
- PhD in business or technical field
- Experience in higher education, program administration and management, student recruitment and enrollment management, marketing and outreach
- Experience working with international students and global education, faculty and staff
- Strong analytical skills
Commensurate with Experience
October 15, 2022
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
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