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Business Program Director

Business Program Director

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ECPI University
Newport News

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ECPI University is seeking a leader in Business to oversee the Business program to include instruction, curriculum, student success, expenses, enforcement of policies and procedures, scheduling of classes, and accreditation standards in order to maintain quality education which meets state and federal requirements and ECPI University guidelines.



  • Classroom instruction.
  • Creates and maintains an environment conducive to learning; employs instructional technology and active learning approaches in order to enhance the learning experience.
  • Oversees the academic progression and graduation of students.
  • Participates in the academic advisement and counseling of students.
  • Provides opportunities for student and graduate evaluation of curriculum, teaching and program effectiveness.
  • Identifies opportunities for student participation in professional organizations including student competitions.


  • Evaluates program performance using a variety of assessments and techniques.
  • Maintains and submits accurate program records according to established deadlines.
  • Coordinates the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of program curricula, text books and course content in accordance with program standards, institutional needs and changing needs of employers.
  • Works with Campus President to ensure schedules are efficient and accurate.
  • Participates in scheduled in-service activities to include, but not limited to, training, open houses, orientations, faculty meetings, committees, conferences, and graduation/student awards ceremonies.



  • Assists in the recruitment, hiring, onboarding and evaluation of faculty.
  • Conducts regular faculty meetings and in-services.
  • Reviews end-of-course evaluations of faculty at the end of each module.
  • Ensures faculty are current in licensure, certification and professional development


Professional Development

  • Stays current in subject matter through professional development.
  • Commits to ongoing professional development; ensures program faculty remain current in trends, issues and practices in the field, as well as effective teaching strategies and assessment methods.




  • MBA required PhD in BUS preferred
  • Typically has teaching experience in higher education, experience in curriculum development and implementation, and/or industry experience as required by accreditation standards.
  • Proven administrative and leadership skills. 





  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral 
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Superior organization, prioritization, and self-motivation skills 
  • Strong computer literacy skills: LMS Experience is a plus 
  • Ability to adapt to changing assignments and multiple priorities 
  • Ability to successfully meet deadlines


ECPI University, with campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Online, is a recognized leader in awarding STEM+H degrees through innovative delivery of education to meet the needs of military and new-traditional students. ECPI University offers Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degrees, and certification training in Technology, Health Science, Business, Criminal Justice and Culinary Arts. For over 50 years, ECPI University has been helping students achieve their educational and career goals in a hands-on, student-centered environment, while working collaboratively with employers to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful. Growth at our university creates the need for dynamic, caring professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in people's lives. 

What does ECPI University have to offer? 
• A focus on students and academic excellence 
• Small class sizes 
• Professional work environment 
• Talented and committed co-workers 
• An adult-focused accelerated schedule 
• An opportunity to make a difference while expanding your knowledge, skills and professional network 
• Competitive compensation & benefits plan


ECPI University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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