Leadership Development Coach

May 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
About The Unit: The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is the second-oldest school in the U.S. and second to none when it comes to influencing business education and business practices. Since 1898, the school has produced ideas and leaders that shape the world of business. Their rigorous, discipline-based approach to business education transforms students into confident, effective, respected business leaders prepared to face the toughest challenges. Chicago Booth has the finest set of facilities of any business school in the world. Each of the four campuses (two in Chicago, one in London, and one in Hong Kong) reflects the architectural traditions of its environs while offering a state-of-the-art learning environment. Chicago Booth is proud to claim: -an unmatched faculty. -degree and open enrollment programs offered on three continents. -a global body of nearly 50,000 accomplished alumni. - strong and growing corporate relationships that provide a wealth of lifelong career opportunities. As part of the world-renowned University of Chicago, Chicago Booth shares the University's core values that shape the distinctive intellectual culture. At Booth, they constantly question and test ideas, and seek proof. This extraordinarily effective approach to business leads to new ideas and innovative solutions. Seven of the Booth faculty members have won Nobel Prizes for these ideas - the first business school to achieve this accomplishment. For more information about the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, please visit: http://www.chicagobooth.edu/

Unit Job Summary: The Leadership Development Office (LDO) oversees a portfolio of developmental programs at the Booth School of Business. This includes an experiential class (LEAD) required of all MBA students, versions of which are also offered to Law and College students at the University. Other program offerings for the LDO include experiential workshops, managing several student leadership roles, creating and running leadership simulation exercises, leading discussion groups, a Leadership Practicum, and coaching. Each Coach plays a lead role in designing and managing particular programmatic offerings. Additionally, each Coach supports our full complement of programs through activities such as individual and team coaching, leading workshops, and instruction. Finally, each Coach owns a set of administrative responsibilities necessary to the success of the Office. Coaches are part of a team of seven who collectively manage all office programs. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Design and manage specific developmental programs -Understand student learning needs and aspirations -Create and implement developmental programming that catalyzes and supports students' growth as leaders -Promote programs to attract and engage students -Oversee daily operations for assigned programs Serve as a coach for all developmental programs in order to support the development of students' capacities as leaders; this includes a broad array of responsibilities -Collaborate with the Leadership Development team to ensure the smooth and successful operation of all programs -Manage multiple action-learning teams of student leaders in the creation and delivery of classroom modules and experiential activities -Serve as a process consultant to action-learning teams -Develop and implement training exercises and workshops that fulfill program objectives -Provide individual coaching, feedback, and support to students -Serve as a content resource for students -Engage with the student leader communities Contribute to the quality of the student educational experience at Booth -Manage relationships with key internal and external departments on campus Offer perspective concerning the student experience at Booth along with ideas concerning how to improve it -Engage with the broader life of the Booth community in meaningful ways

Unit Education: Bachelor's required. Master's degree preferred.

Unit Experience: A minimum of one year of executive and management development or related experience required. Experience developing others required (executive or management development, developmental education, counseling, coaching, or a related field.) Experience helping individuals transfer the value of school-based learning to life beyond school is required. Supervisory experience required. Training, logistics or event or meeting planning experience preferred.

Unit Job Function Competencies: Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) required. Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students required. Ability to achieve objectives with minimal direction required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Strong detail orientation and organizational skills required. Professional demeanor including tact, discretion, and a customer service-oriented approach to the job required.

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