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Faculty, Masters of Organizational and Global Leadership Program Director – York University

- York University

NOTE: As of February 18, 2024, this item has been marked as expired, and will no longer be displayed on the classifieds listing page.

Effective Date: Until Filled  

Salary: Position is full-time with salary commensurate with education and experience.


  • Doctoral Degree in related discipline.  Candidate working on a PhD may be considered.
  • Subject Matter Expert in any interdisciplinary field required but preference given to earned academia in Leadership, Business, Organizational Behavior, or related field.
  • Experience working in online and/or higher education preferred.
  • Experience in teaching preferred.
  • Experience in course design and curriculum building preferred.
  • Experience in leadership training, networking, and program promotion desired.
  • Excellent organization and project management skills, including attention to detail and the ability to work and think independently as well as in a team setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, wordsmithing and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends and travel when appropriate.

Position & Responsibilities: 

This is a 12-month Faculty Position responsible to the Provost and the appointed Dean/Lead for Graduate Studies.  Applicant should be well-versed in teaching, building, maintaining, assessing and writing curriculum for an academic program.  Directors are responsible for ensuring programs are current and relevant as well as consistent with the York University mission. This position will maintain, improve, and regulate instructional materials in accordance with university practices and work with other subject matter experts to update instructional design processes and templates.  As the primary program representative, the Director will ensure the satisfactory performance of all related tasks, activities and events, such as accreditation, reports, assessment, promotions and partnership engagements.

Responsibilities include recruitment and admissions, student advising, administration, and planning.  Directors will meet with prospective students and other interested parties to describe information on the university, graduate studies, and the respective program.  Directors will review evaluations and help resolve program-related comments and complaints.  Directors work closely with Admissions, the Registrar, Provost, Department Chairs, other Program Directors, and Faculty.  Directors may work with Finance, Student Services, Advancement, and assorted committees.


Master’s of Organizational and Global Leadership (MOL) Program Director will:

  • Implement, manage, design, report, and assess the MOL program.
  • Teach 9 graduate hours annually, including at least 3 hours face-to-face within a hybrid setting.
  • Teach 12 undergraduate hours each traditional academic year as determined by Provost.
  • Design, refresh, or revise 3-4 course master shells annually for the MOL program.
  • Coach faculty and Subject Matter Experts to update and refresh up to 15 classes annually in other disciplines for YUO which need to be redesigned, refreshed, or revised.
  • Develop, prioritize, manage and execute projects designed to meet student recruitment goals for the program.
  • Develop new outreach strategies and manage analytics to gauge program performance.
  • Assist with recruiting events/activities as a representative of York University online and graduate programming.
  • Develop relationships with potential partnerships.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with businesses, corporations, and other organizations.
  • Continue to innovate and create best practices for York University Online.
  • Initiate and set goals for new programs based on the organization’s strategic objectives.
  • Direct Faculty, Graduate Assistant, and Work Study as necessary.
  • Use Learning Management Systems (e.g., Canvas), Student Information Systems (e.g., J1, and Customer Relationship Modules (e.g., JRM) as required.

To apply for this position, please submit these documents to the Dr. Shannon Leinen at [email protected].

For more information

Dr. Shannon Leinen
York University
1125 E 8th St
York, NE, United States

(402) 366-3805
[email protected]