HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Manager of Executive Education and Training in New York, New York
Employer Name: Columbia University
Job Type: Officer of Administration Bargaining Unit: Regular/Temporary: Regular End Date if Temporary: Hours Per Week: 35 Salary Range: commensurate with experience Position Summary Reporting to the Founding Director of the SIPA Picker Center, the Manager of Executive Education and Training oversees communications, negotiations, logistics and financial administration for domestic public safety executive training programs. The incumbent teaches related courses and supervises student staff in this effort. Responsibilities Responds to all inquiries of interest from individuals and institutions regarding the Picker Center's non-degree executive education programs for domestic public safety and emergency services agencies; assists the director and executive director in negotiating with potential clients and drafting the terms of the contracts for non-degree programs; works closely with the founding director in identifying prospective clients for non-degree training programs. Manages all logistics for public safety executive non-degree programs at the Picker Center, including FDNY Officers Management Institute (FOMI), and NYPD Police Management Institute (PMI). Duties include arranging for meeting space, audiovisual equipment, and curricular materials. Coordinates faculty, confirms schedules, arranges for IDs and other materials for participants, oversees transportation and catering for events including receptions, conducts program evaluations, organizes graduation ceremonies and opening receptions, and secures and deploys appropriate staffing. Works with the director to develop project budgets for non-degree programs ranging from $10,000 to more than $2,000,000 per program. Reviews and updates budgets for all non-degree programs to ensure profit. Provides quarterly reports on revenue and expense projections to SIPA's Office of Human Resources and Finance and liaises with Accounts Payable and the SIPA Human Resources and Business offices on all program-related transactions. Acts as the primary liaison between the Center and SIPA's Kellogg Conference Center and private conference centers to arrange for meeting space. Supervises student staff supporting non-degree programs. Teaches two sections of EMPA U6425 Communications in Organizations. Minimum Qualifications BA degree or equivalent required; MPA or MBA degree required. At least three years of related experience required, including teaching at the graduate level. Thorough proficiency in the use of PCs, especially in MS Office and web-based research, is required. Substantial prior work experience in public safety executive education management required, including budget formulation, monitoring and reporting. Must be available to work evenings and occasional weekend hours. Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Preferred Qualifications 5+ years of related full-time work experience in a higher education setting. Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.