|Position Type||Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)|
|Department||Kenan Institute of Private Ent-331600|
|Working Title||Assistant Director of Business Programs|
|Appointment Type||EHRA Non-Faculty|
|Position Posting Category||Other|
|Full Time/Part Time?||Full-Time Permanent|
|Hours per Week||40|
|Posting Open Date||04/24/2019|
|Open Until Filled||No|
|Proposed Start Date||06/03/2019|
This year we celebrate the Kenan-Flagler Business School’s Centennial year. We opened our doors as the Department of Commerce in 1919 and awarded our first degrees to 12 students in 1921. Today we offer Undergraduate Business, MBA, Master of Accounting, PhD and Executive Development programs. You’ll find our 37,000 graduates in 50 U.S. states and 86 countries. Our faculty, who represent 21 countries, are world-class researchers and teachers. While much has changed since our founding, you can trace our tradition of educational innovation and core values – which both reflect and form our unique culture – to our earliest days. Business and the liberal arts have become the foundation for our educational approach – preparing students with the enduring knowledge and skills they need to navigate a complex future. We are an institution that, for 100 years, has provided a high quality business education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, transforming the lives of students, preparing them to graduate to become extraordinary leaders in their communities, and employees helping students to achieve that goal while perpetuating the impact a Carolina education has on people’s lives and on society.
The Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise is part of UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. Founded in 1985 by visionary entrepreneur and philanthropist Frank Hawkins Kenan, the Institute serves as a focal point for scholarly research, exploration of issues, and community outreach to advance the understanding of the private enterprise system.
The Assistant Director of Business Programs will be responsible for independently designing and implementing new business programs and supervising existing programs, staff and analysts. Creating strategies to expand NCGrowth’s work on the national stage will be a key component to this job. This position will ensure day to day management of all NCGrowth externally-funded business research projects and will lead strategic planning, preparing annual goals and actions, and monitoring the budget and performance of the programs.
This position will be directing staff and analysts that complete high level consulting projects with businesses in distressed parts of the country. The work will include market research, financial analysis, financial modeling, competitor analysis, brand awareness, marketing strategies, HR policies, inventory systems and lean manufacturing. The position requires designing and overseeing original reports, slide presentations, and/or other media to effectively communicate to business leaders. The Assistant Director will research best practices and translate the research into a replicable model that informs university engagement with businesses across the country. Serving as a spokesperson of the model to a national audience is an important part of this job. The Assistant Director will build new partnerships nationwide and lead an inter-institutional group of advisors and partners that includes national/regional/tribal/local government and business leadership.
Bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution.
|Qualifications and Experience||
At least four years of experience providing technical assistance to businesses — this includes work experience with detailed financial analysis, developing marketing strategies, and creating inventory systems. Previous supervisory experience and project management skills required. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Some travel and driving required.
|Equal Opportunity Employer||
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 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, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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