Director of Executive Education Immersion Programs

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Director of Executive Education Immersion Programs

University of San Francisco

Job Summary:

The Director of Executive Education at the University of San Francisco School of Management supports the definition, planning and execution of Executive Education Programs, primarily the Silicon Valley Immersion Program, as well as new open-enrollment and corporate custom programs.

The Director of Executive Education reports to the Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and will oversee the Executive Education Department strategy, vision, business development and program planning and implementation, and will manage .5 FTE and student assistants. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the growth of the department. The Director is responsible for establishing and developing new relationships with prospective clients, working closely with current corporate and institutional clients to develop strong collaboration in key activities, coordinating specific events, designing instructional material, identifying faculty instructional needs, and planning department staffing and budget. In fulfilling that charge, the Director of Executive Education will take into account the overall best interests of the School by working with other units to ensure the best and highest use of the School's resources. Furthermore, the Director of Executive Education will ensure that the University's Vision, Mission and Values Statement, and Strategic Initiatives are the foundation of decision-making and action within the Executive Education Department.

Job Responsibilities:

Essential Job Responsibilities:

• Oversee the Executive Education Department strategy, direction, activities, staff, budget and P&L, and own the responsibility for the results.
• Ensure that the University mission and the School’s Strategic Plan are carried out through all the activities of the Executive Education Department; manage an executive committee to oversee strategic direction.
Build and manage key institutional client relationships acting as main liaison to all parties involved from initial contact through program design and execution.
Develop global institutional relationships with promising startups, universities, consulting firms and government agencies to deliver customized training courses, certificate programs and the Silicon Valley Immersion Program.
• Coordinate and deliver all executive education programs; including but not limited to component and contract negotiations, budgeting, resource allocation, cost analysis and P&L analysis.
• Work closely with staff across USF and School of Management business and support teams on logistical and financial details; and with USF and professional faculty on program design, development and sales.
• Conceive of and execute initiatives for program advertisement, website content, and other program related marketing and communications.
• Supervise and coordinate program logistics classroom, catering, events, visits and faculty planning for all Executive Education programs and events.
• Able to work on a flexible work schedule, periodically evenings or weekends, as required.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

• Ideally five or more years of University level administrative experience and/or relationship management experience.
• A graduate degree/MBA with emphasis in International Business or Global Marketing is desirable.
• Ability to effectively build strong relationships at the C-level with corporations and institutions around the world, and to work at multiple levels of the relationship pyramid.
• Experience in business development, negotiations and sales, ideally in international settings. Demonstrated experience in customer service and marketing communications.
• Excellent presentation skills, and stellar written and verbal interpersonal communication skills. Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with students, staff, vendors, faculty and clients.
• Extremely strong organizational and time-management skills and attention to detail.
• Multi-cultural sensitivity and ability to work and communicate effectively with clients from all continents.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Proven analytical and creative ability to address targeted messages to a variety of audiences.
• Strong project management and organizational skills, including ability to set priorities, manage simultaneous projects, and complete projects on time.

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The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.





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Posted: 7/12/2018
Application Due: 8/27/2018
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