Associate Director, Fletcher Leadership Program for Financial Inclusion - The Fletcher School-18001

Medford, MA
Jun 15, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

Associate Director, Fletcher Leadership Program for Financial Inclusion - The Fletcher School-18001099

This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay.

The Fletcher School is the United States’ first professional graduate school of international affairs. Since 1933 Fletcher’s multi-disciplinary education in international relations, law, and business, has prepared the world’s leaders to become innovative problem-solvers in government, private sector, and non-governmental organizations. The Fletcher School seeks to fulfill its mission in the most environmentally sensible way possible.

Established in 2007, the Institute for Business in the Global Context (IBGC) addresses a range of global issues affecting multinational corporations, rising national enterprises, banks and financial institutions, and consulting and academic institutions. The IBGC offers resources such as executive education, custom research, and conferences and speakers. Specific content areas of focus include Country Management in Emerging Markets, Inclusive Growth, and Innovation & Change. The 2-year Master of International Business is part of the IBGC’s education portfolio.

The Fletcher School Leadership Program for Financial Inclusion (FLPFI) is an innovative training initiative for banking regulators and policymakers from emerging and frontier markets to promote and further develop their work on policy and regulation in financial services for the poor. FLPFI is funded by private grants from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The MasterCard Foundation, and Financial Sector Deepening Africa.

Provides advanced, specialized subject matter knowledge to develop, implement, supervise and evaluate a university Program in collaboration with Executive Director\Principal Investigator(s). Develops goals and strategies; designs data management and reporting systems; manages program/project financial, operational, and human resources; writes grant proposals for continued or new funding: develops and oversees marketing, advertising and external relations. This individual designs and delivers seminars, lectures and events and conducts research and writes reports and results. Manages recruitment and retention of study subjects. Oversees support and provides advice and counseling to students. Manages hiring, training and evaluation of staff. The Associate Director role is a key to the success and good functioning of the flagship Fletcher Leadership Program for Financial Inclusion. This best-in-class executive education program maintains diverse year-round programming. The Associate Director has primary responsibility for FLPFI’s non-degree educational research and related programming, including proposal and program strategy and development, event oversight, financial management and operational coordination. This position plays a key role in implementing and developing non-degree educational programs which fulfill the School’s mission of training global leaders, and requires strategic thinking as well as high attention to detail. The Associate Director works under the direction of Program Director, and in collaboration with IBGC leadership and the Fletcher Office of Executive Education, to implement world-class research, partnerships, and content development, student-programming and operational execution. The Associate Director works under the supervision of the Program Director, with significant collaboration with IBGCs Executive Director, Senior Associate Director of Business and Finance, The Director of Executive Education, key contributive faculty, partners, and relevant extra-departmental individuals. Key responsibilities of the Associate Director include: Remaining current on relevant research and industry trends, oversight of all aspects of research projects, related events and outputs; Providing technical and operational management of The Fletcher Leadership Program for Financial Inclusion, operational input and collaboration with key stakeholders in program planning and project management across these programs; Acting as primary liaison for current project funders, advisors, speakers, participants, and other stakeholders, as appropriate; Establishing appropriate systems and protocols for the growth and administration of the programs; creating, sustain, and steward long-term, relevant relationships with partners, as well as prospective funders and industry experts; Managing the financial and administrative tracking of grants and project budgets across initiatives; event execution; supervision of Program Administrators, Curriculum Advisor, student employees, and when relevant junior researchers, such as Post-Doctoral Fellows; and facilitation of publication streams.

Basic Requirements:
  • Master’s degree in related discipline and 5-8 years of program or project management experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proven experience building teams, and working with a dynamic team structure, sharing information and insights, and engaging in intellectual exchange.
  • Experience working with actors in the finance, investment and corporate sectors and with building bridges between these sectors and the academy, non-profit and government sectors.
  • Curriculum Development experience (either hands-on or overseeing Curriculum Development) is highly desired.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Occasional evening and weekend work may be required.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Administration
Organization: Academic Support-Fletcher
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jun 5, 2018, 1:34:05 PM


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