Associate Dean for Executive Education

Doha (QA)
20 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) is dedicated to fulfilling Georgetown University’s mission of promoting intellectual, ethical and spiritual understanding through serious and sustained discourse among people of different faiths, cultures, and beliefs. Embodying this spirit of the University, Georgetown’s Qatar campus undertakes education, research, and service in order to advance knowledge and provide students and the community with a holistic educational experience that produces global citizens committed to the service of humankind. We demonstrate the values of Georgetown University; seek to build upon the world-class reputation of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service; and work with our partner, Qatar Foundation, in its endeavors to achieve the Qatar National Vision 2030.


Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) aims to recruit an Associate Dean for Executive Education. Reporting directly to the Dean of GU-Q, the position will be responsible for leading all executive, professional and continuing education activities at GU-Q. 

The incumbent will conceptualize and implement strategies for successful delivery of degree and non-degree executive and professional education (EPE) programs, both on a local and regional level. The position’s focus will be to develop, maintain and enhance relationships with strategic partners in the Middle East Region as well as key stakeholders on the Main Campus. He/she will work closely with faculty and academic leaders in Doha and Washington, D.C. to support the design, development and delivery of executive and professional education programs and ensure excellence in their delivery. The position will co-chair the External Relations Committee, develop and implement EPE’s external engagement initiatives and serve as liaison and advisor for aspects of GU-DC and GU-Q strategic outreach and globalization strategy.  The position will be responsible for the review of potential academic opportunities in the region and for proactively seeking collaboration from other Education City Branch Campuses and HBKU to formulate joint strategies. In partnership with the CFO, he/she will oversee revenue generating agreements and the development of business and financial models for executive degree and non-degree programs. 

We seek applications from candidates with a Master’s Degree (preferably PhD) in business, management or other related fields, with at least 10 years of relevant professional and management experience. A proven track record of developing and managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Prior experience coordinating non-degree or continuing education programs at an elite university a plus. Excellent working knowledge of the higher education industry, combined with the understanding of developing executive and professional education specifically in the Gulf region is necessary. Exceptional written and oral communication skills are of key importance in addition to excellent judgement and creative problem-solving skills. 

Review of applications will begin on July 3, 2018 and continue until the position has been filled.

Qatar offers a diverse, safe, and family-friendly environment. Compensation and expatriate benefits packages are highly competitive. For a glimpse of what it is like to be a part of Georgetown University in Qatar, see:

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