Associate Director, Leadership Dvp for PT Prog.

United States, North America
May 05, 2014
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 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: The Associate Director, Leadership Development for Part-time MBA Programs, reporting to the Senior Associate Director, supports the Leadership Development, Part-time MBA Programs team in the design, development and delivery of the leadership development offerings for Evening, Weekend, and Executive MBA students at Chicago Booth. Manage multiple aspects of LEAD (a required course for graduation), as well as other programming offered by Leadership Development, Part-time MBA Programs. Hold responsibility for operational/logistical, administrative, and curriculum aspects of the programs offered by this department. Additionally, coach students on their leadership development through the use of some of the leader assessment tools which are part of the LEAD course. The role is part-time (3 days/week on average). PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Partner with the Associate Dean and other team members, and external consultants, in the creation and delivery of classroom modules for the LEAD programs and other leadership development sessions offered to students. - Develop and implement training workshops that support the learning of the LEAD facilitators and participants. - Provide individual coaching to facilitators in their process of developing and delivering the LEAD program, as well as being a content resource to facilitators. - Provide individual and team feedback, as well as coaching to students. - Manage relationships with key internal departments. - Oversee some logistical aspects of the LEAD for Evening-Weekend and Executive MBA Programs, as well as other programming offered by Leadership Development, Part-time MBA Programs. - Research, compile, and analyze data to create reports and other documents, including but not limited to evaluation of new leadership content and student and facilitator feedback information. - Provide leadership development programming support to the Evening and Weekend MBA Programs Office and Executive MBA Program Office. - Assist with analysis and administrative tasks of required leadership assessments. - May hire and train temporary office staff and establish work schedules. - Coordinate the logistics of program delivery, such as class planning, room reservations, materials preparation, AV needs, facilitator needs. - Manage administrative duties and data processing for assessments required to be completed by the students. - Support others on team in managing communication with the students; scheduling, class reminders, follow up emails, general questions, etc.

Unit Education: Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in organizational and/or leadership development preferred.

Unit Experience: At least three years of experience in organizational leadership within an organization or within the human resources function required. Experience with coaching and giving/receiving feedback required. Experience and being comfortable working with diverse sets of people, styles, etc. required. Training, logistics or event/meeting planning experience required.

Unit Job Function Competencies: Knowledge of Leadership Theory and experience in developing Organizational Leadership interventions required. Program design, facilitation, and presentation skills required. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint required. Ability to achieve objectives with minimal direction/supervision required. Ability to self-motivate, take initiative and demonstrate resourcefulness required. Proven capability of handling multiple projects concurrently required and ability to deal with changing priorities required. Ability to seek out, coordinate and appropriately disseminate information required. Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and especially students required. Ability to cross-train in all department responsibilities and be quick to "stand/jump-in" when needed. Ability to work some evenings and weekends required. Ability to travel up to 15% of the time required.