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President, Executive Development

Company: UNC Executive Development
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

President, Executive DevelopmentKenan-Flagler Business School Executive Education, LLC An Affiliated Entity of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill At UNC Executive Development we take great pride in designing and delivering innovative, customized learning solutions to address our clients' specific business needs and drive long-term impact. As part of UNC-Chapel Hill's Kenan-Flagler Business School, we are an internationally recognized leader in the field of executive education.
We bring the School's experience, reputation and noted faculty to these challenging and impactful programs. UNC is the No. 1 public university offering customized executive education in the United States, according to the latest rankings from the Financial Times. In 2020, the Financial Times ranked UNC Executive Development No. 9 in the world and No. 2 among U.S. business schools for custom executive education.
Our next leader will build on past accomplishments and take the organization to the next level of success by building strong and collaborative relationships with our client partners.
The President for Executive Development is responsible for all aspects of the Executive Development business and reports to the Dean of the Business School. The President's primary focus is to drive growth with new and current organizations.
We seek a President who has strategic leadership ability, outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, and a track record of success in relationship building and program development with a variety of corporate partners. A professional who thrives in a setting that rewards growth and innovation will be most successful in this role.
Primary responsibilities include:

  • Manage top-line and bottom-line growth.
  • Develop and implement a strategy to broaden the customer base to support this growth.
  • Lead the organization in becoming more innovative in its products, product delivery, and client relationships.
  • Develop and maintain a strong portfolio of client relationships.
  • Manage and motivate the staff.
    The successful candidate will possess the following skills and abilities:
    • Ability to establish a clear vision and strategy to drive innovation recognizing the changing realities and increasing competitiveness of business education including the influence of emerging technologies.
    • Clear track record of leading a professional organization effectively managing people including building and sustaining a positive and inclusive organizational culture, developing talent, and delivering results.
    • History of client relationship development and leading strategic growth initiatives.
    • 10+ years of progressively responsible management, business, or relevant higher education experience.
    • Proven business development, networking, relationship marketing, and consultative selling skills.
    • Strong business, financial, and strategic acumen.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and dynamic executive presence.
    • Understand how to manage professionals, including academics, consultants, and business development professionals. Education
      • MBA or Master's/Ph.D. in related field preferred. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to by no later than November 14, 2021. Kenan-Flagler Business School Executive Education, LLC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. EOE M/F/D/V.
        This position is in the Kenan-Flagler Business School Executive Education, LLC, an affiliated organization of UNC-Chapel Hill, and is not a University or State of North Carolina position.

Keywords: UNC Executive Development, Chapel Hill , President, Executive Development, Executive , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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