Assistant Director, Program in Social Enterprise in the Executive Education department
June 16, 2018
New York, New York
Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Head of Programs in Social Enterprise, the Assistant Director will assist the Head of PSE and Faculty Director in areas such as strategic planning, program recruitment, development, and execution, and client relationships for Programs in Social Enterprise. The candidate will work closely with other teams in Executive Education to ensure the highest level of client service and liaise with external stakeholders, including foundation officials, leaders in the nonprofit community, and CBS faculty and staff.
1.Works with the Head and Faculty Director in maintaining quality and profitability of PSE's portfolio of Custom and Open Enrollment Programming.
2.Assist with PSE Open Enrollment program recruitment and admissions processes, including leveraging past participant referrals and leads.
3.Develop project plans for PSE custom and open enrollment programs, including establishing priorities and timelines for accomplishing client and faculty objectives.
4.Works with the Faculty Director and Head in designing and delivering Custom and Open Enrollment programs; facilitate and coach participants on applied projects in Custom and Open Enrollment programs.
5.Works with the Head of PSE and Faculty Director in growing the portfolio of Open Enrollment, Custom and online programs, including design and delivery.
6.Collaborate with CBS and University faculty and nonprofit practitioners in designing and delivering program modules, and maintaining program quality.
7.Oversee and collaborate with Program Management Team on program delivery process for select PSE programs, ensuring effective and efficient planning, preparation, delivery and follow-up.
8.Host design and program follow-up meetings with clients, participants, and faculty as necessary.
9.Other responsibilities as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent required. 3-5 years of related experience required.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to work in a high-volume complex environment that requires confidentiality, discretion, diplomacy and tact. Detail-orientated self-starter who takes initiative and is able to anticipate and prioritize tasks. Must have excellent interpersonal, presentation, written and oral communication skills. Ability to effectively facilitate adult learning. Ability to cultivate relationships among alumni and past participants. Ability to negotiate and close sales required. Must have demonstrated computer proficiency. Some evenings and weekends necessary. Some domestic and international travel necessary.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree preferred. Understanding of adult teaching and learning environments, and experience in facilitation and coaching strongly preferred.Knowledge of the nonprofit sector and higher education preferred.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_170018
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