Program Chair, MS Business Analytics
Franklin University is seeking an energetic and experienced academic leader to chair its M.S. Business Analytics Program. The Program Chair promotes and supports the vision and mission of Franklin University and the Ross College of Business. The Program Chair will lead the development of curriculum related to the M.S. in Business Analytics program ensuring that students gain relevant and practical in-demand skills and will have oversight for new courses in the program including Introductory Analytics, Data Visualization & Presentation, Big Data, Strategy and Business applications of Analytics. Primary responsibilities include oversight of academic quality within the Business Analytics Program, guidance and support for Program faculty and related staff and acting as a key advisor to the Department Chair. The Program Chair reports directly to the Department Chair and will have responsibility for program oversight/direction, curriculum development & oversight, assessment, program promotion in the community, and collaboratively working within a fast-paced changing environment, among other duties.
The successful candidate must possess an earned doctorate degree in Business Analytics, Data Analytics or related fields from a regionally accredited university; Proficiency in one or more of the following skills and competencies: R, Python, SQL, big data analytics, data/decision analytics, optimization and the application to business scenarios; have demonstrated 3-5 years of practical experience in the applied business analytics field, and experience teaching at the university level. Additionally, experience supervising adjunct faculty and developing courses and program curriculum is preferred.
Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.
Franklin offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program and free parking. In addition, Franklin provides free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees and immediate family members, and a discount on doctoral tuition for employees.
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