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Date : 09/01/2023

Director of the Master in Management Program

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Présentation de l'établissement :

ESDES, the business school of UCLy (Catholic University of Lyon), holds the AACSB accreditation and EFMD accreditation for its Master in Management Program. ESDES is ranked 86st on the Financial Times business schools ranking.
With two campuses (Lyon and Annecy), ESDES offers a broad range of business and management programs at undergraduate (bachelors) and graduate levels (MiM, MSc). As part of UCLy, ESDES also offers double-degree programs with the Faculty of Philosophy and the Faculty of Science.

EFMD accredited, with more than 1,000 students, 14 Master specializations and double-degrees, the Master in Management Program (Programme Grande Ecole) is the flagship of ESDES. Based on the distinctive values of the School, it educates students to become responsible and committed managers who innovate and implement actions for the sustainable performance of companies.
Please visit the website for further details about the school and the research center.

Description du poste :

Member of the Board Committee, the Director of the MIM Program (5 year long integrated “Grande Ecole” Master Program) reports hierarchically to the Deputy dean of ESDES in close collaboration with the Marketing and Communication Department, the Promotion and Admissions Department (France and International), the Accreditation Department and the Business and Talent Development Department.

He/She carries out several missions:

Strategy and monitoring

  • Leads the MIM Program based on the strategy validated by the Dean
  • Represents the MIM Program internally and externally
  • Ensures the definition and monitoring of the program’s budget
  • Proposes and implements pedagogical innovations within the program
  • Is responsible for the continuous improvement of the program


Pedagogical coordination

  • Leads the program’s pedagogical teams (heads of year, heads of specialization, etc.)
  • Coordinates double-degrees and/or certifications and collaborates with academic partners (French and international)
  • Coordinates the delivery of the program (key events, exam boards, etc.)
  • Interacts with students and their families



  • Guarantees the quality of the program, in order to ensure the success and satisfaction of students and to meet the expectations of companies
  • Coordinates the implementation of the program’s quality insurance processes (validation of syllabi in cooperation with the department heads, consistency in the assignment of teachers with respect to the criteria required by national and international accreditations, consistency in the planning of courses, etc.)
  • Actively participates in the renewal of the MIM program’s accreditations and contributes to institutional accreditation processes at his/her level



  • Contributes to the definition and implementation of student admission processes in cooperation with the Admissions Department
  • Actively participates in the promotion of the program and the life of the school



  • Delivers courses
  • Carries out activities that allow him/her to be considered as scholarly academic according to national (CEFDG)/international standards


Job Details

  • Permanent full-time contract at senior management level, with a 4-month probationary period renewable once
  • Remuneration package in line with the successful applicant’s profile and experience

Profil recherché / Compétences requises

Person specification Profile

  • PhD in a Management related field (or Economics)
  • Significant program management experience in an accredited business school (ideally an integrated 3/5 year MIM programme or a Master level program).
  • Experience in team management
  • Knowledge of international accreditation processes such as EQUIS and AACSB
  • Fluent English


  • Interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to conceptualize and think strategically while being able to be operational and detailed
  • Ability to influence and move projects forward in a matrix environment
  • Sense of commitment and teamwork
  • Strong work capacity and resistance to pressure
  • Proficiency with Office tools
  • Knowledgeable user of a Learning Management System or a School Management Information System

Documents à transmettre

Candidates should submit a detailed CV, cover letter and contact details for 2 supporting references before February 10th.

The position should be filled by March 2023.

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