Business Development Manager - Executive Education 5782BR Saunders College of Business Saunders Executive Education
Detailed Job Description The Business Development Manager - Executive Education will be responsible for the development and delivery of various executive seminars/programs for working professionals including mid-career and executive-level working professionals. The ideal candidate would be responsible for cultivating and collaborating with businesses and leaders to identify program needs. This position will also have contribute to oversight of all areas of the Executive MBA Program (on campus and online) including fostering and maintaining alumni relations for graduates of executive programs in the Saunders College of Business at RIT.
Responsible for developing and implementing Corporate Executive Education Programs to meet the needs of business community and executive education candidates.
Cultivate relationships with business and political leaders locally, nationally, and internationally to raise awareness of executive education offerings.
Create and identify opportunities to transition students from completed executive education programs into matriculated on campus and online EMBA programs.
Explore new partnerships internationally outside existing RIT relationships.
Develop relationships and assist with the creation of proposals within the U.S. government sector.
Pursue and evaluate Corporate Capstone Projects for on campus and online EMBA programs.
Collaborate with Executive Education Committee providing guidance with recruitment, the competitive environment, advertising and marketing, and operations issues related to executive education.
Other duties as assigned.
Department/College Description Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring.
As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).
Required Minimum Qualifications
A minimum of four years of experience with recruitment or sales.
Student advising as well as experience with outreach and networking with business professionals is desired.
This is a strategic position that requires a highly motivated individual who is confident, has high energy, and a proven record of ability to work independently while maintaining ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are a must.
Must be able to effectively interact with key personnel at area business organizations, prospective EMBA students, EMBA alumni, university faculty and administration.
Must have strong presentation skills with a bias toward selling. Must be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as be an integral member of the EMBA staff.
Writing, listening, organizational, and time management skills are important. Computer and Internet skills are also required.
It is preferred that candidate possess an MBA degree in an Executive MBA Program.
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Required Application Documents
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu .