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Program Coordinator, Applied Learning

University of Georgia
retirement plan
United States, Georgia, Athens
Jun 20, 2024
Posting Details
Posting Details


Posting Number S12265P
Working Title Program Coordinator, Applied Learning
Department Terry-Full time MBA/MSBA
About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( https://www.uga.edu/). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
About the College/Unit/Department
College/Unit/Department website
Posting Type External
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Employment Type Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Full/Part time Part Time
Work Schedule
Additional Schedule Information
Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Advertised Salary $50,000 + Commensurate with Experience
Posting Date 06/20/2024
Open until filled Yes
Closing Date
Proposed Starting Date 08/01/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants
The position is based at the Terry Executive Education Center ( TEEC) in Atlanta, located at 3475 Lenox Rd NE, Suite 300, Atlanta, GA 30326. This position may be subject to telecommuting.
Location of Vacancy Atlanta Area
EEO Policy Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).
USG Core Values Statement
The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning, as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found online at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found online at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.
Position Information


Classification Title Student Services Professional
FLSA Exempt
FTE .75
Minimum Qualifications
Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.
Preferred Qualifications
Position Summary
This position reports to the Director of Full-Time Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Business Analytics ( MBA and MSBA) Career Management Center. The position focuses on connecting classroom learning to the corporate marketplace by identifying, sourcing, cultivating, and facilitating applied learning with key companies who recruit and hire MBA and MSBA graduates.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
- Self-starter and highly motivated, high level of initiative and follow-through.
- Strong problem-solving, decision-making, written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to provide feedback, advice, project updates, and encouragement to participants.
- Focus on continuous improvement in project sourcing, delivery/execution, and follow-up.
- Understands and adapts to the audience and can communicate up, down, and across teams.
Physical Demands
Working in a normal office environment.
Is driving a responsibility of this position? No
Is this a Position of Trust? No
Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No
Does this position require a P-Card? No
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No
Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No
Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No
Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.
Background Investigation Policy
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the UGA Background Check website.
Duties/Responsibilities


Duties/Responsibilities
Manage a board of professionals that will connect graduate business education to the corporate marketplace.
* Identify and solicit at least 10 executive level contacts at key companies to seat a board for advising, coaching, and providing experiential learning opportunities for graduate business students.
* Cultivate, recruit, seat, and manage board participants by formulating the charter, commitments, and criteria for membership.
* Provide structure for continued terms, maintaining a board of members that incorporate diversity of industry, function, gender, race, and ethnicity.
Percentage of time 25


Duties/Responsibilities
Oversee/direct board management and governance, enacting strategies that align with the Terry College of Business and MBA/MSBA Programs office.
* Develop and monitor participants' obligations related to financial pledges and board commitments.
* Schedule and execute two board meetings each year (or an agreed upon cadence) to provide student and board member interaction and engagement with Program Staff
* Institute specific committees and identify students and board members who will participate in each
incorporating executive coaching or mentoring, curriculum, and applied learning.
* Match students with coaches and offer a framework for interactions.
* Monitor coaching outcomes, determine best practices, and share those with others.
Percentage of time 25


Duties/Responsibilities
Identify and engage instructors for semester-long credit-bearing applied learning projects.
* Secure projects to fill pipeline for MBA and MSBA applied learning courses including but not limited to Capstone, Six Sigma, Strategy Consulting, and FinTech.
* Collaborate with UGA's Legal Affairs and Terry College of Business finance and accounting departments to negotiate terms and facilitate administration of contracts and supplemental documentation for sales and service agreements.
* Provide ongoing client oversight and troubleshooting to ensure client satisfaction.
Percentage of time 25


Duties/Responsibilities
Assess students for skills and qualities that will complement each other for teams and provide project management instruction as needed before team assignment.
* Establish processes for student project management training in collaboration with CMC and faculty to set standards of engagement with client teams.
* Address client project goals and share them with faculty to assist in team assignments.
Percentage of time 15


Duties/Responsibilities
Other duties as assigned.
Percentage of time 10
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