The Center for Innovative Leadership (CIL) at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School is seeking a Business Program Manager CIL. This position will create and manage dynamic leadership programs and events, provide strategic support for CIL's research initiatives, and contribute to the continued growth of CIL. This person will work with faculty, staff, and external partners to create a cohesive, integrated, well-planned menu of leadership opportunities that achieves the goals and priorities of the Carey Business School. Reporting to the Executive Director, the successful candidate will join a small, high-functioning, creative and research-focused CIL team within the Office of Faculty and Research and will be expected to contribute to its values of respect, integrity, engagement, personal motivation, entrepreneurship, and exceptional work ethic. The successful candidate must be able to collaborate, communicate effectively, prioritize multiple tasks, take a proactive approach to work assignments, and demonstrative initiative in the anticipation of future needs of CIL and the broader Carey community. The programming work of the CIL team encompasses a wide spectrum of student-focused activities such as a cohort Fellows program, Profiles in Leadership and the MBA Leadership Challenge; each requiring critical internal and external partnership building and cultivation. Additionally, the Center supports faculty through research grant funding, translating and publishing faculty research and hosting conferences and workshops to promote faculty research locally, nationally and internationally.
The Business Program Manager CIL is responsible for the development, implementation and day to day oversight of CIL's flagship programs: the CIL Fellows Program, Profiles in Leadership Series and the MBA Leadership Challenge. This position primarily works with a very diverse population of part-time and full-time MBA students, many of whom are experienced, working professionals. Successful candidates must have the ability to work independently, develop creative learning experiences that align with faculty research, and nurture high-level partnerships with key external constituents. The candidate must be able to develop and manage a comprehensive budget, plan and execute large scale events and collaborate with the Marketing team to execute on an effective communication strategy that includes mass email, social media, website, and print materials.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Cross-curricular programming (CIL Fellows Program, MBA Leadership Challenge) (60%)
Strategic planning for CIL growth (programs, partnerships, collaborations) (20%)
Administrative – communication, data/reports, committees, media (20%)
Design, implement and evaluate a comprehensive menu of cross-curricular programming that is aligned with the school's mission, learning goals and core competencies. Programs include CIL Fellows Program, MBA Leadership Crisis Challenge, and Profiles in Leadership Series.
Propose, manage and allocate expenses program budget of $60,000+ to support CIL programs.
Manage external collaborative partnerships to engage them in programming, philanthropy and overall support of CIL.
Plan and execute communications with faculty and industry practitioners.
Assist with creation of data narratives and reporting to reflect the impact of CIL's work.
Develop relationships with other offices that lead to the creation and successful implementation of cross-curricular programs.
Create and/or deliver additional programs and workshops that support the goals of CIL, specifically faculty and their research.
Supervise 1-2 Graduate Assistants.
Research and benchmark peer schools/leadership programs to propose and execute new programs that support CIL's mission and strategic plan.
Other duties as assigned.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Strong understanding of and experience working with adult education and professional development groups.
Strong working knowledge of leadership theories and frameworks, experiential learning and student development
Practical knowledge of technology systems and databases, including MS Office Suite, web platforms such as LinkedIn, MailChimp, Qualtrics.
Intentional Program design, learning outcomes, assessment evaluation techniques and tools.
Finance: budget development, expense management, and reconciliation.
Know and use social media tools to foster engagement.
Know and use online learning tools and virtual technology such as Zoom to deliver programs to online students in a professional and engaging way.
Highly service-oriented with strong interpersonal skills to interact effectively with adult learners, faculty members, strategic partners.
Excellent communication skills with an ability to respond to high volume of student requests and administrative tasks in a timely and professional manner.
Effective project management skills.
High degree of influencing skills and ability to interact with high level senior level staff and faculty to implement new programs.
Ability and experience in drafting/writing print materials and other business-related communications such as reports, briefs, etc.
This is a full-time hybrid position (3 days a week onsite; 2 days offsite). General working hours are 8:30-5pm, M-F. This position requires some flexibility.
Some evenings and weekends are required to accommodate and support events.
Three years of progressively responsible leadership education or training experience in a graduate school or professional environment.
Master's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Master's in Business, Education or similar degree preferred.
Five plus years of professional program management, training and development, consulting or adult education.
Classified Title: Business Program Manager Working Title: Business Program Manager CIL Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD Starting Salary Range: Min $62,300 - Max $109,000 Annually ($70,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30 - 5 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/JH at Harbor East Department name: Innovative Leadership Initiative Personnel area: Carey Business School
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