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Program Director (Master of Organizational Leadership)

Cincinnati Branch

OPEN ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION applicants, please view the Wilmington College website for details and application instructions.

Wilmington College is RISING! In January of 2021, we welcomed a new president and continue to advance our strategic planning process, seeking to advance our four Aspirational Goals. Wilmington College is a career-oriented liberal arts institution founded by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in 1870. The main campus is located in Wilmington, Ohio, and the branch campus where this position will report is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Information about Wilmington College Cincinnati can be found at

Wilmington College is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. Wilmington College welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual minority groups, and other candidates who will lead and contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.

Wilmington College Cincinnati seeks a dynamic Program Director for its newly established Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL). This is a full-time, 12-month Administrative position with a faculty appointment and rank and will report to the Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean of the Faculty.

The MOL is designed to educate, inspire, and prepare students to assume greater leadership roles in their workplace and community. The MOL applies a values-based perspective to the study of organizational strategy and effective leadership practices by engaging post-traditional students in intensive study, critical reflection, and a distinctive Immersive Learning Experience, which requires students to contribute to a social justice organization and is embedded throughout the curriculum. The MOL is designed to be cohort-based and can be completed in four semesters, or approximately 18 months.


  • The successful candidate for this position will be able to teach a variety of Organizational Leadership courses, including (but not limited to) Organizational Behavior; Conflict Management: Theory; Conflict Management: Tools; Social Responsibility; Business Ethics and Diversity.
  • The Program Director will also develop and foster the relationships with potential social justice organizations on behalf of the MOL in the greater Cincinnati area and in Wilmington, Ohio, to include student placement into the organizations for the purpose of fulfilling the Immersive Learning Experience, and develop the process for tracking student engagement with the social justice organization and measuring outcomes.
  • The primary professional responsibilities for this position are administration, teaching, scholarship, and service to the College, to the profession, and to the community.
  • Administrative responsibilities include serving as the Program Director for the Master of Organizational Leadership. The Director will oversee the curriculum and course schedule, facilitate hiring and supervision of faculty, advise students, mentor graduate student research, and address student issues. The Director will also work closely with Graduate Admissions to recruit and admit qualified graduate students. Finally, the Program Director will develop and administer an effective strategic plan for MOL, a realistic budget, and a concrete plan for program assessment and evaluation.
  • Teaching assignments may include graduate courses taught online or on campus in evening and/or weekend programs.
  • Responsibilities beyond teaching activities include but are not limited to: participating in professional organizations; creating and maintaining technology resources for learning activities; developing course, curriculum, and program materials; advising students; participating in campus and college events; and supervising graduate student research projects.
  • Responsible for producing reports, completing assignments, and maintaining records to support accreditation activities as assigned.


  • Doctorate in Organizational Leadership, Business, or closely related field is required.
  • Candidate should be able to provide evidence of effective graduate-level teaching, including classroom and online teaching experience.
  • Evidence of scholarship and publication commensurate with graduate education is expected.
  • Evidence of graduate teaching experience and a commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment. Interest in active and collaborative learning and use of instructional technology.
  • Prior academic administrative experience is required.
  • Demonstrated success at relationship-building, communication, emotional intelligence, and critical thinking.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population and to become an integral part of the college community.
  • Knowledge of emerging and conceptual/theoretical ideas related to the profession.
  • Background in budget development and ability to effectively control budgetary expenditures.
  • Ability to work in the evenings and on weekends.

For full consideration, candidates must apply and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability, and three higher education/practitioner references by May 24, 2021 to: Wilmington College, Director of Human Resources, Pyle Center 1187, 1870 Quaker Way, Wilmington, OH  45177-2499.  Email submission of application materials to is encouraged. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. The Wilmington College Human Resources Office conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.