Associate Program Director

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business
College Park, Maryland
Sep 09, 2022
Oct 14, 2022
Full Time

Associate Program Director, Program Development #127691

Office of Executive Education

Full-Time, Regular Exempt

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is seeking a well-qualified Associate Program Director to join the Office of Executive Education. One of 13 schools and colleges located on the University of Maryland, College Park campus, the Smith School is a recognized leader in management research and education for the global economy. The school is consistently ranked among the world’s top business schools by leading business publications such as Business Week, Financial Times, Economist and the Wall Street Journal.

As the provider of non-degree programming for Maryland Smith, the Assistant Director of Program Development within the Office of Executive Education supports new and existing client outreach and business and program development functions. This role is critical to building a set of program opportunities that build market and brand awareness and revenue attainment for Maryland Smith. The main tasks are to create program budgets, marketing collateral, and prepare draft program RFIs and proposals, support the planning of outreach campaigns, interact with potential clients and learners, and the use of SalesForce and other tools to manage the program pipeline and its growth.

Minimum Qualifications

BA/BS degree required. A minimum of 5 years of work experience, including client service, project management, budget and proposal management experience. Master’s degree preferred in any business, education, or other relevant cognate area. Excellent written and oral skills; Strong client service values and a high level of enthusiasm in dealing with internal and external clients; Proven ability to make effective use of time, plan ahead, and coordinate multiple projects, while still paying close attention to detail; Ability to work independently as well as in a team. Must be a dynamic customer service oriented person who displays mature judgment and strong organizational skills; Proficiency in current word processing, email, spreadsheet and presentation software; Willingness and ability to learn proprietary software and audiovisual equipment; Willingness to take on duties outside of specific job functions to serve needs of the School; Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends, travel within the Metro DC area and, on a quarterly basis travel to conferences and client outreach meetings.

Salary: Low $60’s to Mid $70’s based on qualifications and experience. When applying, please upload a PDF version of your cover letter, resume and list of references. For best consideration, please submit applications no later than September 20, 2022 at; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. No H1-B Visa sponsorship offered for this position. For more information about the University of Maryland, please visit

For information about the Robert H. Smith School of Business, visit our Web site at The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions

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