Managing Director of SCL Programs & Academic Program Director - GTPE

Georgia Tech's Supply Chain and Logistics Institute (SCL) and Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE) are jointly seeking an outstanding individual with exceptional strategic, organizational, and interpersonal skills to join as the Managing Director of the Supply Chain and Logistics Institute Programs. The individual serve as the Managing Director of SCL and an Academic Program Director in GTPE and build on the superb synergy between SCL and GTPE. We seek an academic, business, or government leader with subject matter expertise one or more of the following areas: supply chain engineering and management, logistics engineering and management, operations research, data science, artificial intelligence, and related fields.


As the Managing Director of SCL, the individual will be a member of its Leadership Team. As such, the Managing Director is specifically responsible for developing and managing SCL's industry ecosystem programs; SCL's academic, professional and workforce education programs; and SCL's budget and team supporting the administration and operations of these two activity threads.

In addition, in the GTPE academic program director role, the individual will work with other Georgia Tech faculty, units and centers, industry partners, and professional associations and organizations to develop new courses that best meet learner and employer demand.  Expectations of this role include developing, growing, and expanding impactful, and sustainable programs in collaboration with partners internal and external to Georgia Tech.  The position will support a variety of professional development and training activities and collaborate with instructors inside as well as outside of Georgia Tech toward maintaining quality training and professional development programs and activities.

The Managing Director will hold a joint non-tenure track faculty position as Professor of the Practice in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) and GTPE.  The individual filling this position will report jointly to the H. Milton and Carolyn J. Stewart School Chair of ISyE and the Executive Director of Georgia Tech-Savannah. This is a full-time position and carries an expectation of a 40-hour workweek.

Required Qualifications

  • Academic, business, and/or government leader substantial bases of experience [at least ten (10) to fifteen (15) years].
  • The ability to serve as liaison between industry, government and academia in identifying teaching and research opportunities that support the public interest and societal needs.
  • National/international reputation for excellence.
  • Detailed knowledge of and extensive experience in one or more of the following fields: supply chain engineering and management, logistics engineering and management, artificial intelligence, operations research, data science, or related fields.
  • Master's degree or Ph.D. degree in SC&L engineering or management, industrial engineering, or closely related field.
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication skills.
  • Enthusiasm and dedication to the development of professional services, training and development in support of lifelong learning for diverse audiences, and industry ecosystems.
  • Sound professional judgement and attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in managing or creating degree or non-degree educational courses or programs in supply chain engineering and management, logistics engineering and management, artificial intelligence, operations research, data science, and related fields.

Required Documents to Attach

Candidates should submit the following application:

  • A letter of application describing how your experience, qualifications, and professional interests have prepared you for this position.
  • A detailed curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Names and contact information for three professional references.

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