Executive Director – MBA Program
UC Davis Graduate School of Management


The UC Davis Graduate School of Management (GSM) is recruiting for an Executive Director for the MBA Program to provide strategic leadership in three program locations (Davis, Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area). The Executive Director will be responsible for establishing multi-year strategic and tactical plans to maintain and expand program excellence, enhance the student experience, and ensure the program remains innovative and relevant to the developing marketplace for MBA talent. The Executive Director will advise and work closely with GSM faculty on all programmatic and operational matters related to the degree program. The Executive Director will monitor the effectiveness of the MBA program by defining performance metrics and milestones, especially with respect to recruiting a diverse and high achieving student body, student academic progress throughout the program, and student career placement rates.  The Executive Director will develop new MBA programs to attract high caliber students to UC Davis. The MBA Executive Director will teach in the program, with an expectation of four classes per year.

Dedicated to preparing innovative leaders for global impact, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management (GSM) is consistently ranked among the premier business schools in the United States and internationally. The School’s faculty members are globally renowned for their teaching excellence and trailblazing research in advancing management thinking. With prime locations in Northern California’s economic hubs, the school provides a bold, innovative approach to management education to about 100 full-time MBA students at the UC Davis campus, 400 part-time MBA students in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area, 60 students for the Master of Professional Accountancy program, and 45 students expected in the charter class for the Master of Science in Business Analytics.

Minimum Qualifications: A Masters or PhD (preferred) in a core MBA discipline and experience in higher education administration and teaching (graduate level preferred); must have the legal right to accept work in the United States.

Salary range: $180,000 – $220,000 per year, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Position is open until filled: Apply by April 14, 2017 for full consideration.