Open executive Job in Academic & University Cornell Executive Education – Program Manager
The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is comprised of the university’s three accredited business schools: The Hotel School, the
Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. The College
delivers undergraduate, graduate, and professional business programs creating a collaborative, comprehensive business management program
that preserves the excellence of all three schools while uniting the faculty and students. The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is one
of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation, with 145 research faculty and nearly 2,900 undergraduate, professional, and
graduate students. The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business has a collection of areas of expertise not found in any other leading
institution and an unparalleled resource base from which to draw-both within the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and within Cornell
(including Cornell Tech).
The Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management is a large and diverse School in the
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences which includes 44 professorial academics and 11 non-professorial academics who are internationally
known scholars with training in the fields of applied economics and management science. The AEM community also includes over 700
undergraduates, 220 undergraduate minors, 100 graduate students, and 38 members of the professional and support staff.
The Program Manager will independently provide day-to-day management of executive education
programs/events under general supervision, including but not limited to the following: the Food Executive Program (Open Program) as well as
Custom Programs associated with the Dyson School and Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. Responsibilities include marketing, selling,
faculty support, registration and counseling of participants, accounting, tracking participants, maintaining accurate records, analyzing
data and preparing a variety of reports.
The Program Manager serves as the primary point of contact for all aspects of program
delivery for Dyson School Open and Custom offerings. This includes engaging with participants via the issuance of pre- and post-program
communications, providing information about travel, planning of program-related events (on- and off-site), and serving as the face of
Cornell to ensure advancement of client or participant relationships.
Some events include evening and weekend responsibilities.
Additionally, occasional travel (including international) is required.
- Associate’s degree; technical/vocational school degree; 6 years of experience or equivalent.
- Requires strong communication
skills (provide regular information and updates to audiences including program partners, participants, faculty, and staff), the ability to
work independently and collaboratively, a high degree of responsiveness, significant attention to detail, an ability to manage ambiguity
which may include last minute changes and requests, and the ability to maintain a calm, composed, and professional demeanor during
- Must have experience with professional education programs, special events, conferences/seminars.
- Requires ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
- Comfort with public speaking.
- Should be proficient with
MS Office products and database management.
- Bachelor’s degree and
experience working with corporate executives preferred.
- Prior experience with all aspects of event planning and delivery including
coordination and support of numerous activities involving simultaneous timelines is strongly preferred.
- Familiarity with Salesforce
and survey software/tools is a plus.
Independent management of
executive education classroom programs under general supervision
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