[AISWorld] Director, Executive Masters in Information Systems Program

VCU Department of Information Systems businfosys at vcu.edu
Fri Aug 25 10:27:00 EDT 2017

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

We seek a candidate with at least a master’s degree in information systems,
information technology or a related discipline, or an MBA or equivalent
degree; however a Phd 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. Questions
should be directed to Dr. Jeffery Smith (jsmith74 at vcu.edu).

VCU School of Business offers a unique, dynamic, and inclusive community of
more than 4,000 full and part-time scholars guided by the VCU’s strategic Quest
for Distinction to teach, innovate, collaborate and conduct research that
impacts lives and health—in our community and around the world.  VCU’s
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 Virginia’s capital enriches the
educational experience, while also providing a diverse and thriving urban
environment to call home. 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
www.vcujobs.com.  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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