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Associate Dean for Programs
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Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
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Job Description

The Carey Business School seeks a dynamic, highly collaborative and strategic leader focused on the performance and continuous improvement of our MBA and MS programs.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide strategic leadership and operational management of Carey Business School's full-time and part-time (onsite and online) MBA programs and the MS Programs (Business Analytics and Risk Management, Finance, Health Care Management, Information Systems, Marketing, and Real Estate and Infrastructure), leveraging relationships both within Johns Hopkins University and in the wider graduate business school community.

The leader will drive program development and program administration, including the advising function, working closely with faculty and program staff on curriculum and course development, integration of co-curricular learning, and coordination with partner schools within the university.

The Associate Dean will directly supervise a small professional staff, report to the Vice Dean for Education, and work collaboratively across the school to enhance the quality and performance of the MBA and MS programs.

The Associate Dean will liaise with relevant departments within the school to optimize the experience of students in the MBA and MS programs; the departments include admissions, marketing, experiential learning, career development, and relevant faculty committees.

A. Strategic Leadership and Planning (45%)

* Formulates and implements strategies for advancing the reputation of and demand for Carey's MBA and MS programs
* Stays abreast of the competitive landscape through research and interaction with other leaders in graduate business education

B. Oversight of Program Administration (40%)

* Administers overall program operations, develops program goals and objectives, allocates resources for greater effectiveness and efficiency, evaluating the program results and identifying the areas for improvement
* Develops and manages the program budgets, including setting budgetary priorities, forecasting and meeting budget targets
* Provides leadership in the development of goals and accountability. Focuses the programs and advising teams on achieving established goals
* In collaboration with the Vice Dean, the curriculum committee, and other stakeholders recommends and assists with the development of course offerings

C. Performance Management (15%)

* Manages a team responsible for meeting the administrative needs of the full-time and part-time MBA and MS programs and student advising
* Hires, trains and leads professional staff
* Develops measurable goals for the department and evaluates staff members against those goals

D. Other Responsibilities (10%)

* Assists Vice Dean for Education with relevant projects as they arise
* Other duties as assigned


* Master's degree in business or related field required; terminal degree strongly preferred.
* 10 years or more of progressive experience in higher education, preferably in a business school.
* Additional years of experience may substitute for education to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


* Working knowledge of the business school MBA and MS landscape and academic issues in higher education.
* Working knowledge of best practices in student advising
* Ability to assess data regarding competitive landscape.
* Superior project management and organizational skills; ability to manage micro and macro objectives and ability to execute multiple objectives concurrently.
* Knowledge of academic programs, academic program development and corresponding administrative functions.
* Demonstrated leadership and management skills.
* Ability to successfully create and manage program budgets.
* Ability to effectively manage projects and motivate teams.
* Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, including excellent presentation skills.
* Commitment to diversity and inclusiveness; demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce.
* Experience working with organizations and individuals in international setting; cross-cultural competence and experience working in a multi-cultural environment.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing is a global leader in nursing research, education and scholarship and is ranked among the top 10 nursing higher education institutions in the country. The School's community health program is second in the nation and the nursing research program now holds eighth position among nursing schools securing federal research grants. The School continues to maintain its reputation for excellence and educates nurses who set the highest standards for patient care, exemplify scholarship, and become innovative national and international leaders in the evolution of the nursing profession and the health care system.