Position Description: The Account Director is responsible for the creation and implementation of a strategic, diverse program portfolio of customized and open enrollment EE programs at UCLA Anderson's Office of Executive Education.
Leading EE's program design initiatives, the Account Director uses his/her outstanding instructional design and curriculum development skills to create curriculum that is cutting-edge and that positions UCLA EE in the forefront of its field. Employing his/her expertise in the field of executive development, talent management and adult learning methodologies, the Account Director conducts in-depth needs' analysis in order to assess client needs and develops programs that meet client objectives and business requirements.
Working directly with senior executives in Fortune 1000 corporations worldwide, the Account Director is the customer's primary UCLA contact and is responsible for the client relationship, program development, and is accountable for managing approximately $1 million in program revenue annually.
Using excellent project management skills to create and actively manage a roster of his/her own key corporate accounts, the Account Director coordinates client relationships among EE managers and staff. He/she travels domestically and internationally to articulate the value and capabilities of EE, to meet with clients in order to 'close' sales, and to develop new programs that maximize EE's competitive advantage.
The Account Director employs his/her financial acumen to create program budgets that meet client's financial objectives while maximizing profitability to EE. Additionally, he/she uncovers needs for new programs that can maximize EE's reputation and strategic positioning in the marketplace.
The Account Director partners with faculty as a coach, guide, and to ensure that program contact and delivery meet EE's service standards and enhance UCLA's reputation as a premier provider of executive education.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.