Senior Associate Director, Executive Education

United States, North America
Jan 14, 2014
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About The Unit: The 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 currently in Singapore. The Singapore campus will move to Hong Kong in 2014) 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 43,000 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. Six 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:

Unit Job Summary: Senior Associate Director, Executive Education: Manage portfolio of public open-enrollment and custom executive education programs including: relationship management with corporate customers; manage annual budget with profit and loss responsibility; portfolio strategy including new program development; faculty sourcing and relationship management. Reports into the Director of Executive Education. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: -With other senior leaders, establish program strategies, objectives, long-term goals, division policies, and procedures. -Initiate and maintain contact with client organizations. -Evaluate effectiveness of programs and revise curriculum as required. -Analyze financial performance and implement corrective administrative action when appropriate. -Prepare budgets; authorize payment for materials, facilities, staff, and instructional faculty. -Plan, schedule and manage an assigned portion of the division's program portfolio. -Conduct on-going analysis of the state of the art business practices and integrate faculty groups in the development of new products. -Engage in activities that promote the GSB: speaking at professional and alumni gatherings, writing articles, present papers. -Interview, hire, train, and evaluate professional staff and instructional faculty. -Plan and evaluate program marketing and communications.

Unit Education: Bachelor's degree required. MBA strongly preferred.

Unit Experience: At least five years of management experience in an organization with similar scope and objectives and professional employee supervisory responsibility required. At least three years of experience in executive and management development or related field required.

Unit Job Function Competencies: Proven ability to achieve objectives with minimal direction required Proven ability to effectively lead a large diverse group of people required. Exceptional communication skills (written, verbal and presentation) required.