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Director of Executive Education (Program Management Leader)

Company: Indiana University
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

DepartmentTHE O'NEILL SCHOOL - IUPUI SP (IN-SPEA-IUINA)Department InformationFounded in 1972, the O'Neill School was the first school to combine public management, policy, and administration with the environmental sciences. It remains the largest public policy and environmental studies school of its kind in the United States, with programs on both the IU, Indianapolis and IU Bloomington campuses.Executive education for professionals and employers offers graduate level programs from the O'Neill School at IU, Indianapolis. Housed within one of the top-ranked public affairs schools in the country, the Executive Education Program offers for-credit and non-credit courses working with the public sector, nonprofit agencies, and the private sector to prepare leaders and managers to meet today's challenges and anticipate tomorrow's opportunities. These programs help employees earn graduate certificates and even an executive MPA from Indiana University. Executive education also provides custom leadership and management programs for national and local clients in health care, social work, transportation, nonprofits, federal government, criminal justice, and public safety.O'Neill Executive Education delivers a portfolio of non-credit programs in the areas of health administration, leadership, and human resources. In addition, O'Neill Executive Education delivers a cohort-based executive Masters of Public Affairs (MPA) program that is nationally accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration and a graduate certificate in Public Management. O'Neill Executive Education draws on the O'Neill School's faculty resources in Bloomington and Indianapolis as well as our robust roster of associate faculty who have extensive experience across a variety of sectors. O'Neill Executive Education offers courses across locations in Indiana, the nation, and the globe. The program is housed at the Indianapolis location of the O'Neill School, positioning the new Director within the hub of public, non-profit, and industry opportunity while just blocks away from the State Capital.Job SummaryThe O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University invites applications for the position of Director of Executive Education. The Director of Executive Education is responsible for the operational direction and management of the Executive Education portfolio, and will collaborate with O'Neill School leadership to engage in strategic planning to further strengthen existing executive programming while cultivating new programs, clients, and revenue streams. Department-Specific Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with O'Neill School leadership on the strategic vision of O'Neill Executive Education.
  • Collaborates with the O'Neill School Faculty MPA Director on for-credit academic curriculum and accreditation.
  • Supports existing associate faculty members while recruiting new talent to deepen the pool of associate faculty.
  • Works collaboratively with the O'Neill School's faculty on both the Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses, as well as the faculty MPA Program Director of the Indianapolis campus.
  • Expands the portfolio of non-credit programs beyond our current offerings as well as develop new clientele seeking for-credit offerings.
  • Creates and launches new programs serving new clients.
  • Directs all elements of the executive education organization including developing not-for-credit programs; partnering with faculty in the development and delivery of for-credit programs.
  • Hires associate faculty and schedules instructors.
  • Prepares annual budgets.
  • Manages executive education finances.
  • Coordinates, plans, directs, and supervises the delivery of executive programs.
  • Supervises administrative and support staff.
  • Formulates and executes strategies to maintain existing program revenues and generate new revenue opportunities through the delivery of new programming and/or clients both domestically and internationally.
  • Develops and delivers new open enrollment programs. Identify growth opportunities in the marketplace with existing and new clients both domestically and internationally.
  • Serves as a liaison between O'Neill Executive Education and relevant stakeholders across Indiana University, community, state, and international partners, and related industries.
  • Collaborates with O'Neill School faculty and the IU-Indianapolis Center for Teaching and Learning to develop best practices in pedagogy to enhance program delivery.
  • Effectively manages fiscal and human resources.
  • Manages executive education operations as well as business development of new and continued programming.
  • Manages continued professional development of executive education staff, including conducting formative and evaluative performance reviews consistent with the Performance at Indiana University system. General Responsibilities
    • Provides highest level of operational leadership and coordination of assigned staff members to define program methodologies and standards; provides direction and guidance on high priority program operations/projects/initiatives.
    • Establishes short-term business plans and long-term operational objectives, including managing program timelines/deliverables and developing resource plans for multi-project/multi-phase program initiatives.
    • Conducts a variety of personnel actions to include, but not limited to hiring, promotion, performance management, and dismissal.
    • Manages high level assignments and allocation of resources, including negotiating and coordinating initiatives that involve staff in other departments/areas/teams; may coordinate large-scale programs with a wide audiences in support of academic initiatives.
    • Makes budgetary recommendations/proposals based on resource needs and ensures cost containment.
    • Researches and stays up-to-date on new industry program standards, subject matter experts, best practices, and strategic marketing; responsible for the implementation of new protocols/procedures to address business needs.
    • Works collaboratively with other unit leaders, volunteers, students and/or faculty experts across departments in recommending standards, best practices, and related policies/procedures.
    • Prepares management reports and summaries for senior administration, executive, steering and advisory committees; acts as advisor to executive committees; serves on various university committees, communities of practice, and task forces related to program development, educational initiatives and institutional priorities.QualificationsEDUCATIONRequired
      • Bachelor's degree In related field. Preferred
        • Master's Degree or terminal degree in higher education (J.D., Ph.D., Ed.D). in related field. WORK EXPERIENCERequired
          • 4 years of relevant experience.
          • 1 year of management experience. Preferred
            • Experience cultivating business development in the public, non-profit, and/or private sectors.
            • Experience managing fiscal and human resources.
            • Management experience, preferably in complex organizations and in executive programs.
            • Experience developing and delivering executive education, training, or continuing education.
            • Experience developing business partnerships with organizations across public, non-profit, and private sectors.
            • Experience managing external relationships with sponsoring associations, client organizations, and alumni.
            • Experience of dealing with the most senior executives within the organization. SKILLSRequired
              • Proficient communication skills.
              • Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
              • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
              • Excellent organizational skills.
              • Excellent collaboration and team building skills.
              • Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback.
              • Instills commitment to organizational goals.
              • Effective conflict management skills.
              • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
              • Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills.
              • Builds and manages effective teams.Preferred
                • Ability to deal with all levels of the organization and multiple business partners across sectors.
                • Ability to navigate the challenges of organizational change and process improvement.
                • Demonstrated skills in consultative selling and relationship building.
                • Ability to engage clients for open enrollment, consortia, executive coaching, and custom programs for effective executive education experiences.
                • Ability to engage with very different profiles and a diverse clientele (e.g. clients, faculty, staff).
                • Strong project and program management.
                • Possesses financial acumen and ability to understand and manage complex financial models.
                • Strong negotiation and influencing skills.
                • Possesses good resolution conflict ability.
                • Ability to cope well with pressure. Working Conditions / DemandsThis role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.Additional InformationStructure of O'Neill Executive EducationReporting to the O'Neill School Dean's Office, the Director of Executive Education will benefit from a strong and experienced executive education staff that includes the following positions, all of whom report to the Director:
                  • Assistant Director of Executive Education
                  • Educational Services Coordinator
                  • Program Manager of Global Initiatives
                  • Executive AssistantWork LocationIndianapolis, IndianaBenefits OverviewFor full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
                    • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
                    • Dental insurance
                    • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
                    • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
                    • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
                    • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
                    • Tuition benefit for IU classes
                    • 10 paid holidays per year
                    • Generous Paid Time Off
                    • Paid Parental Leave
                    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.Job ClassificationCareer Level: Sr. OperationalFLSA: ExemptJob Function: General AdministrationJob Family: Program ManagementClick here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.Posting DisclaimerThis posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.Equal Employment OpportunityIndiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.Campus Safety and SecurityThe Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at or by visiting IUPD.Contact UsRequest SupportTelephone: 812-856-1234

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