Assoc. Director, Strategy & Custom Prog. Portfolio 10/11/2017
The University of Chicago
Gleacher Center - Downtown, IL
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Associate Director, Strategy and Custom Program Portfolio: Solely manage a portfolio of public open enrollment and tailored custom executive education programs including: relationship management with corporate customers; managing annual budget with profit and loss responsibility; portfolio strategy including new and existing open, custom and association program development; faculty sourcing and relationship management with faculty, manage some international programs and departmental partners.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Participate in establishing program objectives, long-term goals, division policies, and procedures.
-Initiate and maintain contact with client organizations; coordinating activities with Executive Education's Business Development function.
-Evaluate effectiveness of programs and revise curriculum as required.
-Analyze financial performance and implement corrective administration action when appropriate.
-Assist in preparing 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 competitive landscape.
-Integrate faculty groups in the development of new products.
-Engage in activities that promote Executive Education and Booth overall: speak at professional and alumni gatherings, contribute to development of thought leadership and present in appropriate forums.
-Interview, hire, train and evaluate professional staff and instructional faculty if needed.
-Plan and evaluate program marketing and communications for managed portfolio.
-Domestic and international travel when needed.
-Responsible for managing all aspects of the portfolio including some assistant director duties. Duties will include preparation, delivery, and post program responsibilities.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.
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