Director of Executive Education Programs

University of Georgia
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 26, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Executive, Executive Directors, Other Executive
Employment Level
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Full Time

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Posting Number F0929P Working Title Director of Executive Education Programs Department Terry-Executive Education About the University of Georgia
The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens. About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Advertised Salary Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Anticipated Start Date 10/01/2021 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 07/13/2021 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes 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 reach out to references at the appropriate time in the process. All application documents must be submitted electronically via Applications submitted in other ways will not be considered.

Questions can be directed to the search committee through Katharine Ortstadt, . Location of Vacancy Atlanta Area EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Position Details

Classification Title Director, College/Division/School AC FLSA Faculty Rank Administrative Faculty Contract Type Academic (9 mo.) Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track Minimum Qualifications
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. Position Summary
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 appointment. Additional Requirements Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification
Candidates should have a background that includes managing teams and a familiarity with the Executive Education marketplace. Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? Yes Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? Yes Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a responsibility of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Yes Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


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