Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs

Job Title: Associate Dean San Francisco Undergraduate Program

Reports To: Executive Vice President- Undergraduate Program

Position Location: San Francisco, MA USA

Hult International Business School offers MBA, Executive MBA, Master, and Bachelor degree programs. With its global campus network in Boston, San Francisco, London, Dubai, Shanghai, and a rotation center in New York, Hult provides students with an unrivaled global perspective. Hult is ranked in the Financial Times Top 5 for International Business and International Experience (2014)

The Role 

The Associate Dean is a senior academic post, serving as the deputy to the Dean on a range of functions relating to the operation of the School’s Undergraduate Program in San Francisco. The role involves working closely with the head of the undergraduate program (EVP) to:

  • Oversee the effective day-to-day operation and administration of all aspects of the Program
  • Develop and administers academic quality assurance processes and other academic policies
  • Ensure the quality of the teaching and learning environment of the Program by working together with faculty
  • Participating in strategic planning for the Program


Key Responsibilities

  • Implements and administers policies relating to academic quality assurance, and oversees compliance
  • Responsible for faculty hiring, onboarding and oversees ongoing professional development
  • Arranges and administers faculty annual performance reviews
  • Coordinates and supports faculty activities, including student advising, new course proposals and the faculty maintenance of academic records
  • Reviews course syllabuses and final grades each semester, and oversees faculty/course evaluations exercises
  • Serves as a member of the campus management team, representing faculty issues and concerns
  • Serves as a member of faculty-related committees including chairing the undergraduate campus academic integrity committee
  • Involved in preparing academic documentation for periodic accreditation review
  • Teaches 2-3 courses each academic year
  • Serves as Academic Advisor to ~50 students each year


Key Skills, qualifications and experience

  • Experience in academic or corporate governance
  • Solid leadership, organizational, and managerial skills
  • Excellent communication skills, and ability to communicate effectively across cultures and with very different stakeholders (including students, staff, and faculty)
  • Creativity, flexibility, and entrepreneurial spirit
  • A results-driven and hands on approach
  • High level of energy and enthusiasm to work to a high standard under pressure
  • Meticulous attention to detail, exceptionally well organized, and able to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to balance long-term planning with short term objectives
  • Excellent skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and use of databases
  • A PhD in an appropriate discipline is highly desirable
  • Experience in the business environment is desirable


Additional Information

Hult International Business School, Inc. is a non-profit corporation organized in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and accredited by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges. Hult is a global institution with campuses in Boston, London, Dubai, San Francisco & Shanghai. The School's mission is to transform lives by providing an exceptionally valuable and enduring education that brings together people, cultures, and ideas from all around the world. Hult is affiliated with EF Education First. 

Hult is an equal opportunity employer. Hult offers competitive salaries and benefits in a global, deeply multicultural working environment. If you are motivated by the prospect of an international career with a dynamic and forward-thinking school, we want to hear from you.

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