Reporting to the Senior Associate Director, Operations, the Associate Director oversees a portfolio of Open Enrollment, Custom, Online and Blended programs in all phases of development and delivery while independently overseeing their portfolio’s expansion and renewal and/or of specific strategic functions necessary to ensure the smooth execution of Executive Education programs and initiatives. This person will take the lead with the most demanding, high visibility programs while demonstrating a track record of helping to drive new business development. This individual will demonstrate working knowledge of Executive Education portfolio and how to differentiate offerings between Columbia Executive Education and its peers. This individual will provide oversight and coaching/mentoring to the assigned Assistant Director on the team. They will play an advisory role with participants and clients.
Bachelor’s degree and/or its equivalent required. 3-5 years of related experience required.
Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills. Detail orientated and proven track record of taking initiative and is able to anticipate and prioritize tasks. Demonstrated ability to perform non-routine work, manage multiple projects simultaneously and work independently, as well as within teams. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Internet utilization. Ability to travel to programs and visit possible venues. Ability to cultivate relationships among alumni and past participants. Some evenings and weekends necessary.
Prior experience in event management, project management and Salesforce a plus.
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