Director of MBA/MHA Programs
University of Mississippi 78 reviews - Oxford, MS

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This is a supervisory position in which the incumbent is responsible for the recruiting activities associated with the Master of Business Administration and Master of Healthcare Administration programs. Incumbent coordinates the program admissions process to include recruitment, orientation, and enrollment of new students. Incumbent manages records for prospective and current students, serves as academic adviser to enrolled students, and coordinates placement activities for internships and permanent employment positions. The incumbent exercises discretion and independent judgment. The position is considered an integral part of the Business School’s administrative team. The position involves occasional travel.

Job Responsibilities
Examples of Work Performed:

Markets the Master of Business Administration and Master of Healthcare Administration programs to prospective students and employers; represents the program on campuses and in communities.

Imparts knowledge of the corporate environment, to include career planning and trends in employment opportunities.

Designs and manages the marketing plan for the program. Utilizes direct mail, electronic mail, telephone, personal contact, and the program web site to recruit students from national and international markets.

Coordinates campus visits and tours for prospective graduate students.

Receives applications and supporting materials; develops applicant records; prepares evaluation dossiers for the Admissions Committee; and coordinates paperwork associated with assistantships and financial assistance.

Tracks the progress of enrolled students to ensure they are meeting program requirements. Audits student records to confirm graduation eligibility.

Advises students in specific areas, including policies of the programs, course schedules, areas of specialization, and personal long- range planning.

Designs and implements the orientation program, to include the enrollment process.

Cultivates relationships with businesses and employers as prospective placement sources for both internship and permanent employment. Works in conjunction with the University’s Career Center. Counsels students in job and internship opportunities. Assists in student career search activities.

Employs computer technology in a variety of facets.

Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.

Essential Functions:
These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring Department.

1. Manages recruiting functions for the Master of Business Administration and Master of Healthcare Administration programs.

2. Administers the admissions, orientation and enrollment processes for the Master of Business Administration and Master of Healthcare Administration programs.

3. Manages records for prospective and current students for the Master of Business Administration and Master of Healthcare Administration programs.

4. Serves as academic advisor for Master of Business Administration and Master of Healthcare Administration programs.

5. Establishes and maintains relationships with potential employers for Master of Business Administration and Master of Healthcare Administration programs.

6. Coordinates student placement activities for Master of Business Administration and Master of Healthcare Administration programs.

Minimum Qualifications
Education:
Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Education Administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university.

AND

Experience:
Three (3) years of experience related to the above described duties.

Substitution Statement:
Related education and related experience may be substituted on a basis set forth by the Department of Human Resources.

Special instructions to applicants
An official copy of your transcript is required upon hire for this position.

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply.

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Established in 1848, The University of Mississippi is a comprehensive research institution encompassing four campuses: Oxford, Southaven,...