Open Position: Ranked Faculty MBA Director - St. Catherine University in St Paul Minnesota

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St. Catherine University

St Paul, Minnesota 55105

United States

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St. Catherine University

Open Position:  Ranked Faculty – MBA Director

Master of Business Administration (MBA)


St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis is a comprehensive Catholic university with the nation’s largest college for women at its center. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls over 5,200 students in associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in both traditional day and weekend formats. Associate and Graduate programs enroll both women and men.


The Master of Business Administration (MBA) invites applicants for full time faculty position as MBA Director for the 2014-2015 academic year. Rank and salary commensurate with education and experience. Grounded in the integrative, experimental, and collaborative components of design thinking; the St. Catherine University MBA bridges theory and practice with concentrations offered in Healthcare, Integrated Marketing Communications, and Management.  The four areas of focus are woven throughout all courses in the St. Catherine MBA include; innovative spirit; global justice and responsibility; practice-ready graduates; and sustainability — for people, planet and profits.  



Strategic Directions:

  • Provide leadership and strategic direction
  • Develop an internship and mentorship program
  • Contribute to the design, marketing and execution of corporate relationships
  • Represent the program periodically as needed at conferences and with the media.
  • Partner with organizations for student recruitment and placement opportunities
  • Direct and oversee the social media presence
  • Coordinate across departments within the program
  • Develop and implement a faculty development plan
  • Work with faculty to obtain and maintain program accreditation (ACBSP)

Student Recruitment:

  • Manage the enrollment process
  • Work with marketing and communication to develop and implement marketing, recruitment, branding, and communication plans for growth
  • Oversee application flow, review applications, conduct interviews and participate as part of the admission committee
  • Oversee individual and group recruiting sessions
  • Share student advising responsibilities with faculty

Curriculum Management and Support:

  • Teach courses in the MBA program
  • Support the academics, curricular and co-curricular, of the MBA Program
  • Develop new concentrations and certificates
  • Recruit talented and committed field experts to teach in the program
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive assessment plan mapping the program curriculum to program goals
  • Work with faculty to ensure academic rigor
  • Manage and co-ordinate the program schedule, faculty hiring and course and program assessment
  • Manage the program budget
  • Design and coordinate biannual graduations


Requirements: The following are the required qualifications for the position:

  • MBA or terminal degree in the field
  • Experience in business and/or education field
  • Excellent organization and project management skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Flexibility to manage an evolving role
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated ability to work with faculty and staff in implementing curricular and co-curricular initiatives
  • Demonstrated record of scholarship in the field


Successful candidates must be innovative and have a commitment and passion for excellence in graduate education.


St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy working in a climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply as are those who will contribute to a diverse candidate pool. Consistent with the university’s Catholic identity, its commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research and service.


To apply:  Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site to electronically apply for this position. Website link is:   Position number is: #20140002-FAC.   Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach an application letter, CV and a statement of teaching interests.   Candidates selected for interview will need to provide 3 references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Deep Shikha at  Application review begins immediately and position will remain open until filled.



St. Catherine University

2004 Randolph Avenue   St. Paul, MN 55105  

EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace Employer

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Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples.   For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit:

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Keyword Phrases

  • Open Position: Ranked Faculty MBA Director
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: 0-1 years
Level of Job: Department Chair
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Best if Apply By 7/14/2014