Harvard University Admin Pro/Indiv Contrib in Cambridge, Massachusetts
46960BRAuto req ID:46960BRJob Code:358057 Admin Pro/Indiv Contrib Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Associate Director, Program DevelopmentSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade:057Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 5 years directly related experience required.
Bachelors’ degree with interdisciplinary focus preferred (such as public administration, public policy, international relations, etc.) Proven track record of developing new markets, negotiating contracts, and the ability to create and grow institutional relationships. Outstanding written and oral communications and research skills. Experience working in international business or academic setting preferred. Fluency in one foreign language preferred. Experience working in cross-functional teams. Ability to exercise leadership. in support of the school’s mission and the department’s long-term plans. Experience at Harvard University, Harvard Kennedy School, and its Executive Education programs desirable. Domestic and international travel required.
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Department:Executive EducationPre-Employment Screening:Education, IdentityJob Function:General Administration Duties & Responsibilities:
Harvard Kennedy School is the premier resource for Executive Education for public leaders around the world. Under the direction of the Executive Director, this important role will contribute to the development of new policy-oriented programs that reflect the School’s mission of training public leaders and maximize the reach and impact of HKS. The successful candidate will be a member of a team which collaborates with faculty in program design, reaches out to critical markets, and expands interest in our programs. Responsibilities include developing institutional partnerships, and launching three to five contract and one or more new open enrollment programs annually. This role also works with the Program Delivery UnitManagement team to achieve a smooth transition of programs from the development to the delivery stage.General Purpose: As a member of the Program Development team, work with faculty and other colleagues to develop outstanding Executive Education programs that meet public sector demand and leverage faculty strengths to meet the mission and priorities of Harvard Kennedy School. Under the direction of the Executive Director, the position responsibilities are:
Contract and Open Enrollment Program Development
Lead the development of three to five new contract and one or more new open enrollment programs per year to meet Executive Education growth goals;
Create and leverage collaborative relationships with HKS faculty, HKS Research Centers and Programs toward the development of new Executive Education courses;
Lead program development activities with domestic and international clients. Includes qualifying leads, developing proposals/budgets, assisting faculty with program design, conducting negotiations and concluding contracts.
For open enrollment courses, this includes undertaking market research, working with marketing to design and implement a market engagement campaign, successfully establishing relations with key organizations to support the program launch, and working closely with faculty on the program content and design, among others.
Develop familiarity with overall EE programs.
New Market Development
Assess new regional market opportunities—undertake market analyses, and growth forecasts for market expansion or new market development;
Maintain strong ties to key institutional partners and develop new institutional relationships in critical markets.
- Expand engagement with Executive Education and HKS alumni with a focus on new program and market development.
Other duties as required.
School/Unit:Harvard Kennedy School EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.