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Associate Vice President - Managing Director (Mid-West)

Academic Partnerships
flexible benefit account, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, retirement plan
United States
March 13, 2023

Associate Vice President - Managing Director (Mid-West)


USA (Remote)

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The AVP, Managing Director is a senior position working with executive leadership at our university partners to deliver results and scale their online programs. In conjunction with the RVP, Managing Director (MD), continuously demonstrate AP's value to partners through thoughtful strategy and planning, management, oversight of strategic operational matters and achievement of enrollment goals. This position provides advocacy and representation within AP on behalf of the partner universities.

Main Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Managing Director team to implement and bring to closure key strategic priorities as outlined in the Partner Account Plans for each partner university which includes sales goals as well as enrollment and revenue goals
  • Work as part of the MD team to provide executive oversight for the launch of new partners and programs and build a sales funnel to partner expansion
  • Confirm all partner programs and program characteristics are built to meet the needs of the online learner and are structured to scale
  • Partner with enabling functions such as Marketing, Partner Support, Finance, and Enrollment and externally with partners as assigned to improve partner performance and meet enrollment goals
  • Assist the RVP in managing both internal and external projects such as enrollment and revenue modeling and partner facing multi-year strategic plans

Strategy & Planning:

  • Support goals and deliverable of the partner's 3-year performance plans
  • Ensure partner universities are appraised of AP's strategic initiatives and value propositions, and actively promote participation as assigned by Managing Director
  • Participate in both internal and external meetings with key stakeholders to ensure alignment, provide direction, review issues, updates, outstanding university approvals and deliverables, and address questions

Operational Management & Oversight

  • Manage and resolve with the Managing Director and when appropriate with internal AP stakeholders, any strategic operational and process improvement matters at the university that impede AP's performance and the University partners' performance
  • Work with the Managing Director to create and present partner-facing presentations such as data analysis related to performance, semi-annual reviews, market research and demand analysis, and competitive program information
  • Act as the internal escalation point of contact to Marketing, Academic Services & Products and Partner Support teams for assigned universities

Job Requirements

  • Master degree or higher preferred
  • Higher Education Industry Experience working with Executive leaders
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent leadership, relationship building, strategic thinking and organizational skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Business Development/Sales Experience a plus
  • Travel required

Academic Partnerships is an equal opportunity employer and committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce

Academic Partnerships offers the following comprehensive benefits:

  • PTO - accumulated from day one
  • 11 designated holidays
  • Medical - four options (including PPO and HDP)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life & Disability (company paid)
  • Flexible Spending Account & Health Savings Account (company contribution to HSA)
  • Retirement plan with company match
  • Maternity / Paternity / Parental Leave (company paid)
  • Volunteer Time Off

Supplemental Benefits:

  • Wellness program
  • Alternative medicine options
  • Pet discounts
  • Accident, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity

Personal and Professional Development:

  • Continuous Professional and Leadership Development Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement for employees and their dependents

Academic Partnerships is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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