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Director, Executive Masters in Information Systems Program

Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Business
Job Title: Director, Executive Masters in Information Systems Program
Job Location: Richmond , VA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Other Administrative Positions
Business: other
Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems
Academic administration & affairs

Job Description

Director, Executive Masters in Information Systems Program
School of Business
Virginia Commonwealth University

The School of Business, Virginia Commonwealth University, seeks a director for its executive masters of information systems (EMSIS) program, full-time. This is a non-tenured, university academic professional (UAP) position.

As program director, s/he will be responsible for managing the program, including curriculum development, scheduling, staffing, assisting in recruiting, budget management, and promoting the program regionally and nationally.

VCU School of Business offers a unique, dynamic, and inclusive community of more than 4,000 full and part-time scholars guided by the VCUšs strategic Quest for Distinction to teach, innovate, collaborate and conduct research that impacts lives and health‹in our community and around the world. VCUšs campuses are located in the heart of a diverse and cosmopolitan city that was recently described by the New York Times as a city with “distinctive urban charm and vibrancy.” Our location in Virginiašs capital enriches the educational experience, while also providing a diverse and thriving urban environment to call home.

Job Requirements

We seek a candidate with at least a masteršs degree in information systems, information technology or a related discipline, or an MBA or equivalent degree; however a Ph.D. is preferred. In addition, the candidate should possess at least five years of leadership experience in a technology environment, and/or significant experience in higher education.

Candidates with prior teaching experience, particularly with mid-career students and/or distance education, and experience in program direction in a program subject to accreditation standards are desired.

A commitment to providing a high quality educational experience, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated abilities in developing relationships and networks with the external business and industry community are additional desirable attributes.

Applicants must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Questions should be directed to Dr. Jeffery Smith (

For more information, please visit

Only electronic applications will be accepted.

Please submit a CV, cover letter, and the names of three references with your online application at

Review of applications will begin in July 2017 and continue until August 31, 2017.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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