Reporting to the Dean of the Business School, serves as the Executive Education chief operating officer with all staff functions reporting into this position and is part of the Dean's leadership team responsible for setting strategic direction for the school and stewarding the School's financial, human, and capital resources. In alignment with the Dean, will have responsibility for establishing and accomplishing financial as well as program quality goals and objectives. Establishes positive working relationships with external clients, faculty, other senior level Goizueta administrators as well as the executive education professional team.
Partners with the Business School Chief Business, Analytics and Operations Officer in all financial, technology, and operational aspects of the unit to ensure there is alignment in design, outcomes, and School strategy. Key responsibilities include recruiting, developing and managing a high performing team of professionals to continually improve and achieve targets set for the Executive Education unit; creating and executing strategic plans in conjunction with the Dean and senior executive education staff to support the business school's strategic pillars; effectively managing staff members responsible for overseeing the financial, marketing, sales management, business development and all operational aspects of program delivery; establishing and monitoring clear metrics for program growth, client acquisition, delivery quality, increasing revenue generation and defining actions required to achieve targets; bringing to market innovative courses for both open-enrollment and custom programs; exploring on-line and other delivery approaches for executive education; and collaborating with faculty and senior administrative staff across Goizueta Business School to develop strong partnerships for accomplishing unit and institutional goals. Performs related responsibilities as required.
Bachelor's degree and 10 years of marketing, operations/project management, higher education administration or related experience. MBA or other advanced degree strongly preferred. Strongly preferred skills and experience include a demonstrated understanding of managing a team at a unit/departmental level including a firm knowledge of executing strategy and aligning business functions such as marketing, finance, sales and operations; a strong track record in management and leadership requiring strategic thinking, communication, financial management, and human capital skills; experience in product lifecycle management from prospect lead to proposal development, agreement negotiation, content definition and program delivery; a track record of successfully developing and implementing business plans to move organizations forward; experience developing relationships and working successfully with culturally diverse individuals and organizations, both locally and globally; demonstrated successful record managing and leading high performing sales-oriented teams; and exceptional customer services skills.
Emory University, Goizueta Business School has engaged Koya Leadership Partners to help in this hire. The search is being led by Liz Neumann, Beth Schaefer and Charlotte Harris. Nominations and Applications, including a detailed letter of interest, qualifications, and a current curriculum vitae, should be submitted to: