Director of Business Development, Graduate %26 Executive Education, Haslam College of Business
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
May 18, 2018
Director of BusinessDevelopment
Graduate & ExecutiveEducation
Haslam College of BusinessAdministration
University of Tennessee,Knoxville
Pay Grade: 45
Graduate and Executive Education (GEE) in the Haslam Collegeof Business (HCB) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is seeking a Directorof Business Development to support the growth of Custom Executive Educationprogramming. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is the state's flagshipresearch institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and apremier graduate institution.As aland-grant university, it is committed to excellence in learning, scholarship,and engagement with society.In all itsactivities, the university aims to advance the frontiers of human knowledge andenrich and elevate society.Theuniversity welcomes and honors people of all races, genders, creeds, cultures,and sexual orientations, and values intellectual curiosity, pursuit ofknowledge, and academic freedom and integrity.The university intends that its graduates will promote the values andinstitutions of representative democracy, and be prepared to lead lives ofpersonal integrity and civic responsibility.
Responsibilities: TheDirector of Business Development position in GEE is intended to support thegrowth of Custom Executive Education by identifying, sourcing and cultivatingnew relationships to deliver custom executive development opportunities. Thisrole reports to the Executive Director for Leadership and Strategy and will joinan integrated leadership and strategy group driving forward a series ofambitious strategic goals.This positioninteracts with leadership across all of UT, HCB, departments, programs andfunctions to facilitate strategic, academic, and financial activitiescontributing to the success of GEE and HCB.
Other position responsibilities will include but not limitedto the following within Graduate and Executive Education:
Provides direct strategic and business development leadership in developing,marketing, and the delivery of successful non-degree programming in theStrategic Leadership division
Provide leadership in identifying,developing, and maintaining strong client relationship with corporate partnersof GEE and HCB to facilitate programming growth
Work collaboratively with the HCB Departmentof Marketing and Public Relations to execute marketing strategy essential forgrowth of the division and the financial health of the HCB
Corporate Relationship Management
Identifyand develop relationships for executive development business in a variety ofindustries with targeted companies, alumni contacts, and other sources asappropriate
Engagewith C-suite level executives to understand the company's human capitaldevelopment needs and to provide innovative services that meet those needs
Develop proposals that accurately represent the Haslam College of Business' capabilities and meet the needs of the requesting organization. Work with fellow Directors and Faculty to develop proposed curriculum for each proposal
Cultivating strong, professionalrelationships with HCB, GEE and externally identified faculty resources todevelop and maintain outstanding academic programming
Managing contractual and financial agreementswith faculty working with GEE to ensure financial profitability of GEEprogramming
Communicate effectively and credibly withclients, faculty, and staff on the appropriate design, development, anddelivery of programs
Internal Number: 150407
About University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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