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December 16, 2011

UNL College of Business Administration Announces Job Search for Director of MBA Programs

The College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking applicants for Director of MBA programs. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Research, the Director would be responsible for managing and overall administration of the online and campus MBA programs.

Typical responsibilities would include: working with the college leadership team to market and grow the programs; working with the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research as well as the MBA Faculty Committee to coordinate and deliver the MBA curriculum; working with department chairs to schedule and staff courses; benchmarking our MBA programs against those at other schools, including Big Ten schools, to identify needed areas of revision; overseeing student recruitment and admissions; overseeing planning and administration of MBA functions including logistical planning for trips; developing and maintain relationships with business leaders and program alumni in an effort to expand the visibility of our MBA and to promote the hiring of our graduates; overseeing the MBA internship program; working with career services to promote high quality placement of  MBA graduates; overseeing the preparation of statistical data required for various surveys, publications, and national rankings of MBA programs; supervising  and managing MBA staff; and performing other duties as assigned.

  • Minimum Requirements: The position requires a MBA or equivalent Masters Degree, and corporate or administrative experience in a managerial capacity.
  • Preferred Qualifications: In addition to the minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate would have experience related to the management of MBA programs; demonstrated potential to develop MBA curriculum; proven ability to interact with internal and external constituents; and strong organizational, managerial and leadership
  • skills.
The position is a full-time, 12-month administrative appointment.

Review of applications will begin January 17, 2012 and continue until the position is filled or the search closed.

To be considered for this position, go to, requisition #110811 and complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative form. In addition, attach a letter of application, a detailed curriculum vita that includes information on education, experience, qualifications, and a list of three references with complete contact information.

If you have questions related to this position or about the application process, please contact Patti Schomaker, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Dean’s Office, 215 CBA, 512 N 12 St., PO Box 880405, Lincoln, NE  68588-0405, email:
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is a land-grant university and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The UNL College of Business Administration is a community of scholars dedicated to educating and shaping the next generation of ethical leaders. We strive to provide an exceptional education for our students, and to create high impact research that informs important business questions of our day.
The University of Nebraska has an active National Science Foundation ADVANCE gender equity program, and is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance and dual careers.