Associate Director of Executive Education - McCourt School of Public Policy

Washington D.C.
Apr 11, 2018
Aug 01, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time
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Associate Director of Executive Education - McCourt School of Public Policy

The McCourt School of Public Policy (MSPP) at Georgetown University is a top-ranked public policy school located in the center of the policy world in Washington, D.C. Our mission is to teach our students to help design, analyze, and implement smart policies and put them into practice in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, in the U.S. and around the world.

The Associate Director of Executive Education oversees program implementation in growing the McCourt School's Executive Education with market research, proposal development, prospecting, program development, program marketing, management, evaluation, and follow up.  Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean of Finance and Administration, the Associate Director has duties that include but are not limited to:

Program Management

  • Consults with the Senior Associate Dean of Finance and Administration to identify strategic priorities.
  • Implements all Executive Education programming, including executive degree, Executive institute, custom, and global programs.
  • Assists with proposal development, prospecting, and managing client relations.
  • Identifies faculty resources for executive programs in consultation with Senior Associate Dean of Finance and Administration; and coordinates hiring and contracting process for faculty.
  • Collaborates with the McCourt School Admissions office and University Registrar regarding student enrollment and registration in executive programs.
  • Coordinates classroom scheduling and technology with University Registrar.
  • Evaluates executive education program offerings and prepares an annual performance report, including financial results.
  • Oversees the daily operations and administration of the Executive Education unit.
  • Serves as advisor and resource for Executive Education students, prospective students, and alumni.


  • Plays an active role in maintaining relationships with executive education clients.
  • Leads the effort in preparing materials for various executive education programs that promote the image and competitive edge of McCourt School in collaboration with the Director of Communications.
  • Assists in preparing the executive education program brochure and collaborate on marketing strategy.
  • Monitors and provides updates for Executive Education web-site.

Fiscal Controls

  • Assists the Senior Associate Dean of Finance and Administration in developing an annual budget for Executive Education unit.
  • Helps to develop Net Revenue projections for each program.
  • Forecasts enrollment in various offerings and maintains data to support overall unit strategy.


  • Bachelor's degree - Master's degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience conducting executive programs and professional services to clients
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal/relationship building skills
  • Ability to build and foster positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Self-starter with ability to manage multiple projects and achieve goals
  • Availability and willingness to work evenings and weekend as necessary

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