Executive MSL Program Manager

Washington University
Washington D.C.
Up to $70,000 per year + 22 vacation days, sick days, retirement savings, medical and other benefits
Mar 24, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Other Executive Administration
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

As a member of the Brookings Executive Education’s (BEE) team, the Executive MS-Leadership Program Manager will manage the BEE Executive MS-Leadership (MSL) programs, with primary responsibility for growing enrollments and student services. Develops overall outreach strategy and goals in coordination with the Executive Director of BEE. Supports BEE’s mission as a high performing, innovative entrepreneur.


Executive MS-Leadership Administration

  • With Executive Director updates and oversees implementation of  Executive MS-Leadership Strategic Plan
  • Recruits and enrolls  annual target number of new Executive MS-Leadership Students
  • Produces annual student status and curriculum reports for BEE Associate Dean and Executive MS-Leadership Faculty Director
  • Develops quarterly student status reports for distribution to BEE management team
  • Ensures that Executive MS-Leadership program adheres to all accreditation requirements
  • Leads Orientation twice a year; creates, maintains and distributes student handbook and ensures the timely dissemination of all policy changes.
  • Oversees Executive MS-Leadership operations, with special emphasis on student engagement and throughput.
  • Oversees the MSL application and admission process
  • Manages VA benefits; record keeping; and grading
  • Responsible for currency and accuracy of student records
  • Identifies opportunities to communicate with federal agencies about the Executive MS-Leadership to include attendance at educational and career affairs

Student Experience and Faculty Engagement

  • Actively engages with all Executive MS-Leadership students at each course they attend
  • Develops, monitors, and updates social media network for students and faculty
  • Writes and distributes bimonthly newsletters for students, alumni and faculty
  • Identifies opportunities for Executive MS-Leadership community to engage with each other and faculty (e.g., plans and conducts annual town halls; student/faculty dinners; etc.)
  • Identifies and develops cases based on student papers and/or published reports and documents
  • Works with faculty to convert research papers into articles for a lay audience

Outreach and Promotion for Executive MS-Leadership

Program marketing through relationships

  • Meet with affiliate groups (obtain mailing lists; identify newsletter opportunities; explore partnering, etc.)
  • Promotes and conducts MSL information sessions
  • Produce related marketing materials (i.e. articles for newsletters, participant video testimonials)




  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Five years of experience.
  • Measurable results in project management and designing outreach strategies.
  • Knowledge of the federal government and background in political science, government, pubic administration/policy or related field required.




  • Background in and knowledge of executive education field or specialty masters programs very desirable
  • MA/MS very desirable
  • Eight years of experience




  • Proactive, self-starting and goal-oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; strong written and oral communications skills. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with and gain the respect and support of various constituencies, including other staff, government decision makers, faculty, and students.
  • Must demonstrate initiative, strong attention to detail, timeliness, mature judgment, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Must be flexible, diplomatic, a good team player, and able to work in a fast-paced environment.





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