UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Our Career Opportunities

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UNC Executive Development is growing, and we’re seeking experienced and motivated professionals to help us continue to drive our momentum. We’re a community of innovative thinkers, go-getters, and hard workers. Every member of our team plays a critical role in making our learning experiences unique and impactful. We are united in our drive to transform lives and generate real, lasting change. Become a staff member at one of the nation's leading university providers of executive development. We invite you to browse our current openings below.

Available Positions

Directions for applying for each position are included in the job description.

  • + Director of Business Development

    The Director of Business Development position is a client development role with responsibility for sourcing and cultivating corporate relationships with potential custom executive development revenue opportunities. The position will work to formulate and strengthen new client relationships through consultative discussions and interactions with corporate executives. The role reports to the President of Executive Development.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Identify and develop relationships for executive development business in a variety of industries with targeted companies, alumni contacts, and other sources as appropriate
    • Engage with C-level executives to understand the company’s human capital development needs and to provide innovative services that meet those needs
    • Plan, conduct, and follow-up on joint client calls with faculty or other staff to represent UNC
    • Actively solicit RFPs and/or respond to unsolicited RFPs by developing proposals that accurately represent the Business School’s capabilities and meet the needs of the requesting organization. Work with program directors and faculty to develop proposed curriculum for each proposal
    • Communicate effectively and credibly with clients, faculty, and staff on the appropriate design, development, and delivery of programs
    • Responsibility to maintain current information on leads, contacts, proposals, utilizing the CRM system
    • Intellectual capability to identify and share relevant research and trends in the market
    • Ability to project a professional manner with self-assurance, conscientiousness, and confidence in dealing with others
    • Partner with the President and other team members to identify and achieve the organization’s strategic priorities
    • Mentor, teach and develop account directors and associate account directors
    • Develop collaborative working relationships with Kenan-Flagler and affiliate faculty members

    Qualifications and Experience:

    The successful candidate will possess strong sales, interpersonal skills, and a dynamic executive presence; a robust business, financial and strategic acumen; a history of creating and executing successful business development strategies and plans; and a record of exceeding revenue and growth goals. Success in the role requires strategic thinking, creativity, outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, and a record of quickly building credibility and trust with potential clients. An individual that thrives in a setting that rewards growth, values teamwork, and balances autonomy and accountability will be most successful.

    Candidates must have excellent communication skills – both written and verbal, the ability to quickly build credibility and relationships with all levels of leaders, an understanding of corporate and academic environments, a working knowledge of educational technologies and methodologies, and an understanding of the business development and leader development implications of different cultural contexts across the globe.

    A master’s degree in business or a relevant field is preferred. The ability to travel up to 40% of the time is required.

    To Apply:

    Please send cover letter clearly indicating the position you are applying for (Position #00285) along with your resume to execdev_jobs@unc.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and position will remain open until filled. EOE M/F/D/V.

    The position is located at UNC’s executive education conference facility, the Paul J. Rizzo Conference Center at Meadowmont in Chapel Hill.

    This position is in the Kenan-Flagler Business School Executive Education, LLC, an affiliated organization of UNC-Chapel Hill and is not a University or State of North Carolina position.

  • + Information Technology Consultant, Digital Learning

    We are seeking an Information Technology Consultant to work primarily with our digital learning executive programs. Our products are designed to help executive and emerging level business leaders advance their careers and be more effective in their roles.

    The IT Consultant will work in partnership with faculty and the instructional designers to deploy instructional materials in a digital learning environment. This individual will also support the day-to-day IT operations of our digital programs, including troubleshooting and resolving technical issues as well as assisting faculty, participants and staff with the digital learning program materials, distance collaboration, webinars, and digital learning tools. The IT Consultant will be a resource for new teaching approaches that facilitate and encourage greater participant interaction and engagement that is facilitated through a virtual classroom.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Technology Consultation and Instructional Support:

    • Consult with faculty and program staff to develop and maintain online and technology-enhanced courses
    • Assist in the creation, production and incorporation of technically advanced instructional course material
    • Work directly with the instructional designers and the video production team to create course content that accomplishes the objectives for the programs
    • Oversee the development, delivery, and usage of asynchronous learning tools and develop learning resources as well as advise on retooling of course segments for traditional and electronic delivery
    • Serves as the point of contact and provide technical support for distance collaboration tools such as videoconferencing, telepresence, Adobe Connect, and lecture capture

    Learning Management System:

    • Overall management for day-to-day operations of the Learning Management System which impacts all participants and faculty
    • Coordinates with the instructional design team to support faculty and participant use of the LMS and assistance in the development and support of faculty and participant learning opportunities in a variety of formats
    • Collaborates with staff to maintain accurate and timely communication to faculty, staff, and participants with regard to the LMS status and changes
    • Administers user access and permissions within the LMS
    • Audits and monitors data integrity within LMS

    Technical and Operational Support Services:

    • Provides support for all Executive Development instructional resources including but not limited to the LMS, Adobe Connect, video conferencing, and other technologies as needed
    • Participates in testing of new LMS tools, upgrades and patching, and documentation of testing results
    • Maintains and resolves issues as they arise and escalates issues when required
    • Provides rapid and optimal resolution of technical issues in quick succession with high quality and positive customer service, effective communications and strong working relationships with participants and colleagues
    • Keeps up with and develops expertise in emerging online learning technologies

    Qualifications and Experience:

    The selected candidate must have demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills in working with users to interpret needs and provide appropriate solutions. This position requires high-quality customer service on the phone, in person, and online, as well as group and individual training on the use of the LMS. Candidate should be proactive and self-motivated in order to support the diverse needs of faculty and participants.

    Candidate must have an associate's degree in computer information technology, computer technology integration, networking technology, or related areas and two years of experience in the IT field related to the position's role; or a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and three years of experience in the IT field related to the position's role; or a bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, math or engineering from an accredited institution and one year of experience in the IT field related to the position's role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Experience working with LMS platforms, in particular Adobe Captivate Prime and Adobe Connect, is preferred.

    To Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter clearly indicating the position you are applying for (Position #275) to the Information Technology Consultant Search Committee at execdev_jobs@unc.edu by the closing date of December 11, 2017. Salary range for this position is $60,000-$72,000. EOE M/F/D/V.

    The position is located at UNC’s executive education conference facility, the Paul J. Rizzo Conference Center at Meadowmont in Chapel Hill.

    This position is in the Kenan-Flagler Business School Executive Education, LLC, an affiliated organization of UNC-Chapel Hill and is not a University or State of North Carolina position.

  • + Instructional Designer, Digital Learning

    We are seeking an Instructional Designer to work primarily with our digital learning executive programs. Our products are designed to help executive and emerging level business leaders advance their careers and be more effective in their roles.

    The position will be responsible for providing technical consultation, design, and development assistance to faculty and instructors in Executive Development online learning programs. They will assist in the application of design thinking and the use of instructional technology tools in the delivery of online synchronous and asynchronous instruction. The role will directly support faculty and instructors in creating and designing educational materials and instructional strategies while incorporating best practices and sound pedagogy. This role will require that the individual keep abreast of and develop expertise in emerging online learning technologies. The individual will be a resource for new teaching approaches that facilitate and encourage greater participant interaction and engagement that is facilitated without face-to-face classroom interaction but rather through a virtual classroom.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Work with subject matter experts to create interactive and engaging online courses, narration scripts, screen text, knowledge assessments, facilitator guides, PowerPoint storyboards, and job aids using rapid prototyping, SAM, ADDIE, and agile development approaches
    • Apply adult learning methodologies and best practices to author asynchronous and synchronous learning as required for product and services training
    • Take existing and/or new content and develop training from the requirements, design, and storyboard phase through development, testing, and publishing phases
    • Build scenario-based eLearning experiences, interactive informational overviews, and more
    • Present storyboards and draft materials to SMEs and team members for review
    • Effectively and efficiently implement changes to content and delivery based on feedback
    • Manage graphic design needs for each project in partnership with production vendor, and upload finalized course into LMS
    • Perform Q&A reviews
    • Keep an open line of communication with team members to ensure consistent and accurate course development

    Qualifications and Experience:

    Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree in adult education, instructional design, online learning, or a related field; a master’s degree is strongly preferred. A minimum of three years’ experience applying instructional design techniques and methodologies to create online and performance courseware is required.

    Strong candidates will possess a comprehensive understanding of adult learning, instructional design, and distance learning theories and methodologies; confidence identifying the most effective ways to communicate via print and related media using color, type, illustration, photography, animation, and other layout techniques; and a proficiency in a wide range of virtual learning platforms and LMS. Experience with Adobe Captivate Prime and a strong technical ability in Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline is preferred. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable skillset around critical and analytical thinking, organization, and interpersonal, written, and verbal communication; experience designing curriculum and/or supporting content for instructor-led and computer-based programs; and the ability to apply adult learning principles to courseware design, and orchestrate multiple delivery facilitation.

    To Apply:

    This position will remain open until filled. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Send resume and cover letter clearly indicating the position you are applying for (Position #530) to the Instructional Designer Search Committee at execdev_jobs@unc.edu. EOE M/F/D/V.

    The position is located at UNC’s executive education conference facility, the Paul J. Rizzo Conference Center at Meadowmont in Chapel Hill.

    This position is in the Kenan-Flagler Business School Executive Education, LLC, an affiliated organization of UNC-Chapel Hill and is not a University or State of North Carolina position.

  • + Program Director

    The Program Director position is a member of the senior leadership team responsible for building the brand and business.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    The role is responsible for growing and managing a portfolio of clients including:

    • Business development
    • Needs assessment
    • Design of innovative leader development initiatives
    • Faculty selection and collaboration
    • ROI evaluation
    • Quality control
    • Contribution to the expansion of our network of external faculty and practitioners.

    Qualifications and Experience:

    We are seeking an individual with expertise in leader development or a related field, and experience creating leader development programs or initiatives in global organizations. Strong candidates will have a successful track record of client management (external or internal) and exceptional collaboration skills within a team environment. Ability to work with and influence business executives is essential.

    The ideal candidate will have excellent oral, written, and presentation skills as well as strong interpersonal skills for working with C-level executives, business school faculty, and senior HR and business professionals.

    Candidates must hold a degree in business, education, or a related field, and have a minimum of five years of experience working in executive development. Five to 10 years of business experience is also required. A master’s degree in business or a relevant field is preferred. The ability to travel up to 40% of the time is required.

    To Apply:

    Please send cover letter clearly indicating the position you are applying for (Position #00255) along with your resume to execdev_jobs@unc.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and position will remain open until filled. EOE M/F/D/V.

    The position is located at UNC’s executive education conference facility, the Paul J. Rizzo Conference Center at Meadowmont in Chapel Hill.

    This position is in the Kenan-Flagler Business School Executive Education, LLC, an affiliated organization of UNC-Chapel Hill and is not a University or State of North Carolina position.