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Program Chair: DBA/MBA - Asia (CC Global) Job Description

Job Summary

The Program Chair oversees the development, implementation, and evaluation of courses and overall curriculum, and manages the recruitment, selection, hiring, and development of qualified faculty. All program courses must align with NECHE accreditation standards, as evidenced by the objective measurement of learning outcomes.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Program Management

  • Management and oversight of all courses, faculty, development, assessment, and faculty evaluation for the Master of Business Administration and Doctor of Business Administration programs as offered in China.
  • Ensure that program courses are staffed each term/session with qualified, credentialed instructors.
  • Ensure alignment of program goals with departmental and college-wide goals.

Faculty Management

  • In collaboration with the Dean of Academic Affairs (CC Global), recruit and hire industry-experienced faculty who instruct through methods relevant to the industries represented and with the distinct aim of optimal student learning and engagement.
  • Mentor program instructors and maintain continuity of curriculum; encourage faculty development in areas of subject matter content as well as in teaching methodology and pedagogy.
  • Respond to the academic needs of students and faculty in the department.
  • Conduct course observations and annual performance evaluations of adjunct faculty.
  • Provide academic and career mentorship to students and engage them in professional activities.

Program/Course Development

  • In collaboration with the Dean of Academic Affairs (CC Global), lead new program development through consistent research and consultation with industry experts and thought leaders. Coordinate with marketing for visible positioning of programs.
  • Manage program and curriculum development; ongoing creation and revision of courses; and enhancement, instruction, and assessment.
  • Review and revise all program courses to support the needs of the industry and update the dated courses.
  • Hire and manage subject matter experts (SME) and manage the complete online course development process through quality approval.
  • Provide strong leadership for outcomes-based, online curriculum development and manage revisions in keeping with current and future industry trends.
  • Complete minimal course updates (i.e., book updates) internally.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience Required

  • Terminal degree required at the graduate level.
  • Documented expertise in academic subject area as demonstrated by diplomas, degrees, transcripts, certifications, CVs/Resumes, in-person interview, and/or industry experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership in curriculum and faculty management.
  • Experience with administration of doctoral programs and/or the dissertation process.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

Skills & Knowledge Required

  • Bilingual Mandarin/English required
  • At least 3-4 years of leadership experience in a higher education environment.
  • Proven leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Comprehensive understanding of assessment practices.
  • Commitment to working with adult learners and demonstrated understanding of the distinct needs of adult learners.
  • Demonstrated skills in facilitating teams and accomplishing projects in a collaborative manner.
  • In-depth understanding of accreditation standards and how to align institutional goals with accreditation standards.
  • Expert knowledge of office computer applications, internet course structures, and Canvas Learning Management System

Physical Effort Required

Employees must be able to sit for extended periods of time.


To apply please forward cover and resume to