Portland State University Director, Center for Executive & Professional Education in Portland, Oregon
Position Number: D92827
The Center for Executive and Professional Education (CEPE) is a revenue-generating unit of the School of Business Administration (SBA) that provides non-credit professional educational courses and programs to business professionals. These offerings consist of both customized products for specific organizations and public open enrollment courses using multiple delivery modes (classroom, blended, and online). The CEPE Director reports jointly to the Dean of the School of Business and the AVP for Academic Innovation and is responsible for all aspects of the Center, including its operations, budget, growth, long-term strategic positioning, management of staff, and performance.
• Graduate degree in business, higher education, or related fields • Experience developing business plans and responding to requests for proposal • Experience building budgets and pricing programs • Experience with sales, lead generation, and customer relationship building • Project management skills • Strong leadership, management, and organizational abilities • Excellent written and oral communication skills, presentation skills • Capacity to generate innovative programs and courses • Ability to supervise a diverse team • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and across a variety of industries
• Terminal degree • Experience with non-credit programs in a higher education • Experience with instructional design and pedagogy • Experience with online and blended learning • Working knowledge of the Portland Metro business community and the professional education market • Professional business experience in a supervisory and/or leadership capacity • International experience