Johns Hopkins Carey Business School is seeking a talented, innovative, and collaborative Associate Director to join the Office of Experiential Learning. Carey Business School embraces an experiential learning approach that exposes students to complex business challenges, provides them with constructive feedback and opportunities for reflection, and enables them to learn by applying evidence-based approaches in current business contexts.
The Office of Experiential Learning (OEL) for the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School is responsible for implementing this model of learning through program and course design; integrating regional, national, and international business challenges in school programs and courses; developing and administering dynamic domestic and international experiences; ensure activities and EL programming supports Carey's DEIB vision and accountability, and supporting other curricular and co-curricular experiential learning initiatives.
The Associate Director will lead program execution, and ensure strategic alignment, partnership development, program management, and administration for the Full-Time MBA curricular experiential learning model at the Carey Business School. The position requires programmatic planning; collaboration with faculty; corporate partner development and relationship management; sourcing appropriately scoped projects for curricular integration; administrative responsibilities; program oversight; budget management; development and execution of student and faculty project-related travel; faculty, staff, and student training; and an entrepreneurial and strategic working style. The Associate Director position will be remote with frequent travel to Baltimore and Washington, DC, as needed to participate in onsite classes. Off hours/weekends may be required to accommodate program needs. The Associate Director reports to the Director of Experiential Learning and Programs Risk Management.
This position regularly interacts with leaders in the business community, including C-suite and executive-level positions, to negotiate mutually beneficial collaborative project work and lead partner agreement execution. As such, the incumbent is expected to maintain knowledge of relevant business concepts and trends to facilitate the development of compelling business challenges.
This position regularly interacts with leaders in the business community, including C-suite and executive-level positions, to negotiate mutually beneficial collaborative project work and lead partner agreement execution. As such, the Associate Director is expected to maintain knowledge of relevant business concepts and trends to facilitate the development of compelling business challenges. The Associate Director will work with the Director to develop and implement a strategy for the FT MBA that brings new innovative ideas that support Carey's pursuit of Ranking and builds Carey's reputation.
The Associate Director serves as the subject matter expert for faculty in the areas of experiential learning, partnering, course business challenge identification, development and integration into FT MBA curriculum.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Partnership and Program Development
Collaborates with faculty to assess business challenge needs, parameters, and partner profile for experiential learning course challenges
Leads corporate partners/challenge sponsors development strategy, conducts outreach, negotiations, and secures projects through partnership agreements for all FT MBA experiential learning courses (6-7courses); sourcing approximately 25 projects annually
Collaborates with other Carey offices to leverage partnerships to advance school objectives
Leverages extensive business experience and knowledge of current business issues and trends to lead the identification of timely and compelling business projects to incorporate into course work
Identifies and recommends new innovations in EL curriculum advancement for FT MBA consideration
Identifies and test new technologies to support program operations, management and course enhancement
Partners with FT MBA faculty to incorporate experiential learning best practices into course structure; propose partner engagement and strategy
Lead the develop of program logistics for virtual and onsite academic projects and business challenges in various domestic and possibly international locations
Negotiate contracts with vendors and manage on-ground delivery of programs
Leads student engagement strategy for travel and program logistics
Leads logistical partnership development and contracting responsibilities, including collaboration with central University partners
Develops and implements strategies for evaluating experiential learning courses impact and value
Represents Carey's Office of Experiential Learning at admission events
Leads the development of the Experiential Learning Day during the FT MBA Foundations Week
Represents Carey at conferences and award events, promoting Carey's experiential learning model
Identifies and engages with relevant associations, including serving on committees
New Program Development
Collaborates with faculty in the development of new experiential courses
Work collaboratively with the FT MBA APM to identify opportunities to enhance overall program experience.
Manage risk management compliance for the experiential learning courses
Other duties as assigned
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Working knowledge and appreciation for the following critical business concepts: entrepreneurship, healthcare, business analytics, leadership, risk management, and technology
Knowledge of, or demonstrable interest in, experiential learning concepts and practices
Program and project management, self-starter mindset, and ability to work through ambiguity and take initiative
Knowledge of academic program development, and corresponding program management and administrative functions
Knowledge of program budget development and management
Extensive relationship development and management experience
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with collaborators including faculty, staff in multiple departments, students, entrepreneurs, executives, and industry representatives
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce
Strong attention to detail and highly organized
Knowledge of and proficiency in the use of MS Office Suite software including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for corresponding, analysis, information storage, and presentation
Strong meeting planning and logistics management skills
As a representative of the Carey Business School, presents a professional image
Cross-cultural competence and experience of working in a multi-cultural environment
Working knowledge and interest in emerging business concepts and trends
Five years of experience in aspects of academic program administration or program/project administration in the areas of marketing, finance, business, graduate level higher education, or other related experience.
*Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Master's Degree in business or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university preferred.
Seven years or more related experience strongly preferred.
Two or more years' experience working in partnership development or business development.
Supervisory experience preferred.
Classified Title: Sr. Program Coordinator Working Title: Associate Director Experiential Learning
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $54,080-$74,390 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:30-5pm plus evenings and weekends as needed Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/JH at Harbor East Department name: Experiential Learning Personnel area: Carey Business School
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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