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Program Manager, Visiting Executive Program

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Program Manager, Visiting Executive Program

Department this Position Reports to

Tuck MBA Program

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Not a Union Position

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Not an SEIU Position

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Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year


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Location of Position

Hanover, NH
Tuck School, 100 Tuck Hall

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Position Purpose

Manages the Visiting Executive (VE) Program, which brings senior executives to the school to share their expertise in the classroom and meet with students and faculty, and manages the VE student fellows, according to Tuck’s mission, strategy, and institutional priorities. As a member of the MBA Program Office, assists the team with supporting events, administrative tasks, and student services as needed.


The Alan Smith D’52 T’53 Visiting Executive (VE) Program brings up to 100 senior executives annually to the school to share their expertise in the classroom and in small group interactions. These visits give members of the Tuck community the chance to interact with business leaders from different sectors in a variety of settings. Students have the opportunity to meet with visitors during meals, group discussions, and one-on-one conversations. The program manager is integral to the success of each visit and for ensuring an enriching experience for everyone involved. Additionally, each year the program manager selects student fellows and advises the fellows who serve as personal hosts for each visiting executive. For more about the program: . For more about working at Tuck: .

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Bachelors plus 3-5 years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Experience and skill successfully managing high profile and logistically complex events and conferences involving business executives or other high-ranking officials and event attendees representing multiple constituencies (e.g., students and faculty). Excellent business communication (including the writing and formatting of high-quality newsletters and email announcements), budget and expense management, and hospitality skill
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, project management skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of higher education administration or professional service business operations gained through a liberal arts education and/or relevant work experience.
  • High degree of discretion in handling confidential materials.
  • Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours to support events.
  • Able to support, contribute to, and strengthen a vibrant, culturally diverse, and inclusive learning community of students, alumni, faculty, and fellow professionals.
  • Able to anticipate, deliver on, and exceed the expectations of students, affiliated faculty, visiting executives, and professional staff colleagues.
  • Able to introduce and drive innovation in ways small and large.
  • Able to collaborate with others as primary means to achieve results.
  • 1Able to seek out and create learning opportunities, including through those revealed by setbacks and failures as well as successes.
Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
Experience recruiting and managing volunteers or students.

Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries

Lorin Parker

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Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Lorin Parker, Executive Director of Talent Management

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, conduct review, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Dartmouth vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?

Not an essential function

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

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Key Accountabilities


1. VE Program Management:
  • Plan and execute comprehensive logistical plans for esteemed high-level executives during their visits to campus, ensuring an interactive meaningful engagement. Coordinate all details of the visit including small group interactions with students. Book on-campus rooms, reserve hotel accommodations, order catering, schedule or facilitate AV needs, provide guests with a detailed agenda, and coordinate meetings with members of the Tuck community based on the request of the guest. Communicate with interested parties to meet with the guest including Advancement, the Dean’s Office, the Centers, FYP, and others. Evaluates progress using data analytics, particularly visit statistics and student, faculty, and visiting executive feedback; and updates goals and priorities with direction from MBA program leadership and affiliated faculty. (40%)
  • Manages VE program operations, including budgeting (which includes restricted endowment funding requirements), maintenance of the VE suite, and overall program print, digital, and social media marketing and communications, including writing and disseminating visit announcements, in conjunction with Tuck Communications. (10%)
  • Recruit, interview, hire, and manage a small group of second-year students as host fellows who assist with the visiting executive’s trip to campus. Collaborate with the host fellows to help market and recruit attendees for the small group interactions (10%)
  • Organize the school’s most prestigious flagship speaker series “View from the Top” overseeing all aspects of event planning, execution, and attendee recruiting. (5%)
  • Contributes ideas, input, and support to initiatives, decisions, and communications with implications for the VE program and its connections with other co-curricular, extra-curricular, and alumni engagement initiatives and programs. (5%)
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2. MBA Program Office Support:
  • As a member of the MBA Program Office ( MBAPO ) team, provides a high-level of administrative support for campus-wide events and a variety of other administrative projects and tasks, which may include the following: general office support; addressing and resolving walk-in or telephone inquiries from students, staff, and faculty; and assisting in the production of MBAPO monthly newsletter, mailings, and other projects as assigned.
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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned
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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
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