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Career Opportunities

As our business grows, UNC Executive Development is looking for passionate and experienced people to support our drive for delivering impact and value to our clients. We are a team of dedicated, collaborative individuals who care about and are deeply committed to our work. If your skills and interest align with our mission, we would love to talk to you. Our current openings are listed below.


Program Manager

The Program Manager is responsible for the program management of executive development programs delivered in Chapel Hill, NC, other US locations, and global program locations.  This individual serves as a primary customer interface with high-level corporate executive participants and manages all operational components of program delivery.

Specific responsibilities for the position include:
  • Establish good working relationships with clients and participants
  • Develop and maintain a highly professional executive development atmosphere and customer service level at all times with clients and individual executive participants
  • Interact extensively with clients and participants while programs are in session
  • Manage program expenses to established budget
  • Negotiate with suppliers to provide cost-effective services
  • Manage accounts payable and receivables
  • Contract with appropriate suppliers to obtain meeting space, lodging, meals, and program materials
  • During program delivery, serve as on-site project manager to ensure that all details are carried out correctly
  • Work with service providers to ensure the high quality of program operations
  • Provide participants with high quality materials in formats consistent with the branding of Kenan-Flagler and UNC
  • Communicate with participants and company officials to provide instructions and information concerning their participation
  • Develop program websites for use in distributing program information including logistics and materials
  • Coordinate program faculty and program director to drive the program planning process and post program feedback
  • Set timelines for faculty to follow
  • Provide faculty with background information on company, program and participants
  • Coordinate the process of multiple programs being delivered consecutively using strong project management skills
Qualifications and Experience:

Preference for candidates with strong customer service orientation, excellent attention to detail, strong project management, and organizational skills. Experience working with global clients a plus.

Strong command of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint desired.  Experience in event management, corporate customer service, and training and development preferred.  Minimum qualifications include an undergraduate degree and three years of administrative experience or experience in a related area.  Requires overtime, with some evening and weekend work during program deliveries, as well as some potentially domestic and international travel (up to 25% of time).

To apply, please send a cover letter clearly indicating the position you are applying for (Position #475) along with your resume to by the application deadline of September 3, 2019.  Salary range for this position is $46,500-$57,500.

Please address cover letters to:

Chair, Program Manager Search Committee
Executive Development, Kenan-Flagler Business School
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Kenan-Flagler Business School Executive Education, LLC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.  EOE M/F/D/V.

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.