Program Manager, Executive Education

Employer
University of Denver
Location
Colorado, USA, Denver
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Sep 17, 2021

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Job Details

The Executive Education unit of the Daniels College of Business is focused on providing market relevant non-degree programs for business executives and other professionals. These programs consist of both customized programs for organizations and public workshops in a variety of business disciplines. This unit provides lifelong learning experiences for working professionals, DU alumni, and serves as a way to increase the connection between the business community and the College.

General Summary

The Program Manager is responsible for managing all assigned programs and provide support for all programs offered through Executive Education. The role is critical to maintaining existing programs as well as effectively launching new program offerings. As a part of the program management team, the program manager will be responsible for the management and coordination of the logistics for all assigned Executive Education programs, including support of business development, marketing and recruiting efforts, collaboration with faculty on the design of the learning experiences, management of program revenues and expenses, management of the client/participant experience and program evaluation.

This position will require travel within Colorado 6-8 times per year.

Essential Functions

Business Development

  • Contribute to and support the business development opportunities for identified clients and prospective participants in order to meet annual revenue targets.
  • Manage existing client relationships in order to retain and expand programs.
  • Represent Daniels at community organizations and corporate events to increase program awareness and reputation.
  • Support the development of strategic partnerships.
  • Cross-sell programs by collaborating with other faculty and staff.
  • Support business development and recruiting as directed.

Program Management and Evaluation

  • Assists in developing policies and procedures to improve project management and foster excellent customer experiences.
  • Collaborate with faculty and client to ensure program objectives are met by creating and executing program agendas and pre and post program surveys.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree.
  • Minimum (3) years of experience in event planning, project management, or customer-facing roles.
  • General understanding of marketing concepts and experience managing budgets.
  • Must be able to transport and lift supplies up to 40lbs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree with a minor or specialization in Business or Organizational Behavior.
  • Two (2) or more years of experience in educational or corporate learning environment.
  • Experience executing on strategic, operational and marketing plans.
  • Experience using Salesforce, Canvas, social media, email marketing tools, and other online applications.

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Evenings and weekends as required.

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Monday, August 2nd, 2021.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number:
The salary grade for the position is 8.

Salary Range:
The salary range for this position is $50,000 - $55,000.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.

Benefits:
The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

Organization

Founded in 1864—just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded—the University of Denver is one of the country's premier private universities.

The University's 125-acre campus, a few miles south of downtown Denver, is home to more than 11,500 students hailing from all regions of the United States and 83 other countries.

The University offers:

Regardless of what they study, University of Denver students embark on a personal educational journey that helps them find and follow their individual purpose.

Collaborative, Experiential Learning

Our students work closely with faculty, peers and members of the community on projects, research and fieldwork. They cross disciplines to discover new perspectives and approaches to problem solving.

In and out of the classroom, our students learn by doing, whether they're collecting data in the field or putting theory into practice in a clinical setting.

The University of Denver Culture

Across the University of Denver’s many divisions, departments, and offices, supervisors are searching for new employees who strive to excel and innovate, prize integrity, and who value the opportunity to engage with the community.  The University is always looking for creative problem solvers, critical thinkers, and lifelong learners who want to know more and do more.

At the University of Denver, our culture is steeped in ethics and social responsibility. As a result, our faculty and students represent a wide array of perspectives and enjoy the healthy dialogue that grows out of diversity. University of Maryland, Baltimore

For all their differences, the members of our community are united by a common purpose: They're determined to confront society's most pressing challenges—everything from world health and the global economy to access to education.

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