Leadership Development Coach/Associate Director

Job description

Job location: Gleacher Center – Downtown

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-05-16
Req: JR05041
Please make sure to read the job posting in its entirety as it reflects both the University roles and responsibilities, followed by the specific description.

Department3033701 Bus-Leadership Development

About the UnitThe 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/

Job FamilyAcademic Affairs

Responsible for campus academic affairs functions, including general administration, administrative support, academic planning and analysis, academic programs, faculty affairs, faculty research and development, institutional studies, off-campus programs, teacher credential programs, and academic information systems.

Career Track and Job LevelLeadership Education

Plans, organizes, staffs, and monitors leadership education programs as they relate to student leadership development, including designing and delivering workshops and training exercises.

P3: Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external University issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

Role ImpactIndividual Contributor

ResponsibilitiesThe job develops leadership education programs as they relate to student leadership development. This role uses best practices and knowledge of the leadership program to deliver workshops and training exercises. Coach students on their leadership development through the use of the leader assessment tools

1) Works independently to develop leadership education and other programming. Reviews work of 3 teams of 1 student facilitators in the creation and delivery of classroom modules for the programs., 2) Develops and implements training exercises and workshops that support the learning of the facilitators and participants. Provides individual coaching to facilitators in their process of developing and delivering the programs, and acts as a content resource to facilitators. Serves as a process consultant and attends class sessions, committee meetings, module tests, and other involvement in activities that the facilitators undertake., 3) Responsible for all aspects of the recruiting and selection process for student facilitators, including facilitator orientation programs., 4) Uses in-depth knowledge and experience to provide individual and team feedback as well as counseling to students as they learn and reflect upon their interpersonal skill development and performance in leadership education programs and at the University., 5) Performs other related work as needed.

Unit-Specific Responsibilities

1) The Leadership Development Office (LDO) in the Gleacher Center oversees a portfolio of developmental programs at the Booth School of Business.

2) This includes an experiential class (LEAD) required of all MBA students and supported by this team for all MBA students in the Evening MBA, Weekend MBA, and Executive MBA programs.

3) Other program offerings for the LDO include experiential workshops, a women’s leadership program and coaching—for Booth’s working professional MBA students.

4) Each Coach plays a lead role in designing and managing particular programmatic offerings.

5) Additionally, each Coach supports our full complement of programs through activities such as individual and team coaching, leading workshops, and instruction.

6) Finally, each Coach owns a set of administrative responsibilities necessary to the success of the Office.

7) Coaches are part of a team that collectively manage all office activities.

8) Design and manage specific developmental programs.

9) Coach individual students and student teams across all developmental programs; support the development of students’ capacities as leaders; this includes a broad array of responsibilities.

10) Create and deliver impactful classroom learning experiences.

11) Contribute to the quality of the student experience at Booth.

Unit-Preferred Competencies

1) Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).

2) Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students.

3) Ability to achieve objectives with minimal direction.

4) Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

5) Strong detail orientation and organizational skills.

6) Professional demeanor including tact and discretion.

7) Ability to work some evenings and weekends.

Education, Experience, and CertificationsMinimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 5-7 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

Preferred Qualifications


1) Master’s degree.

2) Coach credentialing (e.g., BCC, ICF).


1) A minimum of five years of experience developing others (executive or management development, training, developmental education, counseling, coaching, or a related field).

2) Logistics and event planning experience.

3) Developmental program design experience.

Required Documents

1) Resume

2) Cover letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

FLSA StatusExempt

Pay FrequencyMonthly

Pay GradeDepends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours37.5

Benefits EligibleYes

Drug Test RequiredNo

Health Screen RequiredNo

Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry RequiredNo

Posting Date2019-05-16-07:00

Remove from Posting On or Before2019-11-16-08:00

Posting StatementThe University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

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Posted: 5/21/2019
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