Director of Executive Education Programs
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Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications received by August 16, 2021 will receive full
consideration. Review of applications will continue until the
position is filled. Required application materials include a cover
letter, a full resume or vita, and contact information for three
references (including email addresses). The search committee will
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Academic (9 mo.)
Master’s or bachelor’s degree. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree
must also document qualifications on the basis of demonstrably
successful experience in related business and leadership positions
and be approved for a degree exception before hire.
The Executive Education Programs in the Terry College of Business
at the University of Georgia seek qualified applicants for Director
of Executive Education Programs, with an expected start date of
October 1, 2021.
The Director will lead and represent the Atlanta-based Terry
Executive Education Programs, which are housed at the Terry
Executive Education Center in Buckhead. The position provides
administrative leadership to Executive Education Programs,
including strategic planning, business development and outreach,
program assessment and delivery, and financial management. The
Director will oversee all strategic, operational, logistical, and
external aspects of the Programs, including managing a team of 6+
and the Program budget. The Director will serve as the main
interface between the business community and Terry faculty, staff,
alumni, and the University of Georgia, to assure high-quality
programs and rewarding learning environments.
The Terry College Executive Education Programs provide outreach to
the private sector throughout Georgia, as well as regionally,
nationally, and internationally. Executive Education delivers high
impact non-degree certificate and professional designation
programming via open enrollment, custom engagement, and conferences
to help individuals and organizations improve their efficiency and
effectiveness to meet their goals and objectives.
This position reports to the Associate Dean for Research and
Graduate Programs and will hold a faculty rank of Administrative A.
Internal applicants may be eligible to retain faculty rank on
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or
Candidates should have a background that includes managing teams
and a familiarity with the Executive Education marketplace.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
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Does this position require a P-Card?
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Is driving a responsibility of this position?
Does this position have direct interaction or care of children
under the age of 18 or direct patient care?
Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety,
IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to
chemicals and medications)
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Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with
financial responsibilities. For additional information about the
credit check criteria, visit the
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- Cover Letter
- List of References with Contact Information