Business Leads Associate - Continuing Education

Posting Details

Position Information

Job TitleBusiness Leads Associate - Continuing EducationDepartmentCont Ed Non-CreditPosition Number946913Requisition Number061420Position TypeOther Personnel Services Part TimeFull Time/Part TimePart-TimeTime-limited throughHours15 hours/weekHourly Rate$12.00Job Summary/Responsibilities

The Business Leads Associate assists the UNF Division of Continuing Education (DCE) by attracting new audiences or customers to the professional development product or services we sell. The objective is to achieve contract training and enrollment revenue goals or targets set by the dean and director. The Business Leads Associate generates company leads for contract training, sets appointments for the dean and recruits students for open enrollment classes.
•Reports to the dean and works collaboratively with the director of professional development.
•Is office-based but some travel is likely to meet selected clients.
•Responsible for generating company leads that result in revenue in accordance with DCE’s vision.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and two years’ experience in sales, industry training or related employment familiarity.

High energy, interest in workforce development and zeal for sales.

Preferred Qualifications

•Soft spoken with high energy communication skills
•Negotiating skills
•Confident, professional, witty and persuasive
•Good organizational and time management skills
•Creative and self-motivated

Note: Selected professional development available through DCE to enhance skills

Statement(s) of UnderstandingBackground CheckStatement(s) of Understanding Definition

This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University’s policy,
this position may also require a credit check.


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Posting Detail Information

Anticipated Start DateJob Posting Date09/11/2019Application Review DateApplication DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesPoint of Contact InformationDr. Edythe Abdullah; 904-620-4200Hiring OfficialDr. Edythe AbdullahLocation if not JacksonvilleSpecial Instructions

For Department Specific documents, please upload a list of 3 references including their contact information.

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Dr. Edythe Abdullah at (904) 620-4200, or [email protected]

Quicklink Questions

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  1. * Are you a current UNF student?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Department Specific: See Special Instructions
Optional Documents