Head of Department – Business Management needed at Miva Open University – Apply Now

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Job title : Head of Department – Business Management

Job Location : Abuja

Deadline : June 09, 2023

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Overall Function

  • As the Head of Department for Business Management at Miva Open University, you will lead and oversee the Business Management department.
  • You will be responsible for providing strategic direction, managing academic programs, and fostering a dynamic learning environment.
  • The ideal candidate should possess strong leadership skills, extensive knowledge of business management principles, and a passion for delivering high-quality online education.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide visionary leadership to the Business Management department, ensuring alignment with the university’s mission and goals.
  • Develop and implement academic strategies and policies in line with industry standards and emerging trends in business management.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of high-quality online business management courses and programs.
  • Manage and mentor a team of business management faculty members, promoting excellence in teaching, research, and curriculum development.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure interdisciplinary integration and program coordination.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment for students, promoting their academic success and professional growth.
  • Stay updated with advancements in the field of business management and incorporate relevant topics into the curriculum.
  • Lead accreditation efforts and ensure compliance with relevant educational regulations and standards.
  • Engage in ongoing assessment and evaluation of departmental programs to drive continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate with industry partners and business organizations to facilitate internships, networking opportunities, and industry collaborations.
  • Participate in recruitment efforts to attract and retain talented faculty members.

Qualifications and Skills

  • A Ph.D in Business Management or a related field.
  • University teaching experience, with a minimum rank of Senior Lecturer.
  • Proven experience in a leadership role within an academic institution, preferably in an online distance learning environment.
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in business management principles, practices, and theories.
  • Strong understanding of curriculum development and instructional methodologies in business management education.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and mentor faculty members, promoting excellence in teaching and research.
  • Familiarity with online learning platforms, instructional technologies, and learning management systems.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • A passion for online education and a commitment to providing high-quality learning experiences for students.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

N1,200,000 – N1,500,000 Net Monthly, with benefits.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Application Letter to: jobs@miva.university using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


  • Applicants’ Curriculum Vitae should outline their academic and professional qualifications as well as their work experience in reverse chronological order with their current, or most recent job first.
  • We are determined to change the tertiary landscape in the African region. This is an ambitious objective and we look forward to having a personal conversation with you to take things forward. Thank you for your interest.
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