Posting Position Title Executive Director for Private Sector Leadership
Company: Yale University
Location: New Haven
Posted on: April 9, 2021
Executive Director for Private Sector Leadership Law School -
Leadership Programs 64458BR University Job Title Director 2
Bargaining Unit None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)
Time Type Full time Duration Type Regular Compensation Grade
Administration & Operations Compensation Grade Profile Leader (27)
Work Location Central Campus 127 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511 Work Week Standard (M-F equal number of hours
per day) Searchable Job Family Administration Total # of hours to
be worked: 37.5 Position Focus: The Executive Director will be
responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the
Initiative in Private Sector Leadership, working with students,
staff, faculty and alumni, helping to shape each semester's courses
and programming, and planning events such as lectures, roundtables,
workshops and networking events around non-traditional private
sector topics. The Initiative was established in 2020, with the
objective of creating focused educational and professional training
for Yale Law School students who wish to assume non-traditional
private sector leadership roles. The Initiative's focus is to
provide students the resources needed to find a path in private
sector leadership and be successful in their careers. Resources
will include alumni networking support, guidance regarding private
sector career choices employment opportunities with non-traditional
private sector employers, and directed curricular and programming
guidance in law school.
The Executive Director will be charged with managing the
administration of the student fellows program, including
coordination of fellow selection, shepherding students through the
curricular and programmatic requirements for fellowship, and
tracking completion prior to graduation. The Executive Director is
responsible for reviewing the budget and working with many
colleagues, organizations, and interested individuals with whom we
collaborate. The position requires strong interpersonal and
communication skills, as well as administrative and organizational
abilities. The Executive Director will support the Initiative's
Faculty Director in his or her objectives and responsibilities and
will collaborate with the Assistant Dean for Leadership Programs on
initiatives and programming related to the Leadership Program more
Specific responsibilities of the Executive Director include:
Formulating, establishing and implementing policies for the
Administering the Initiative's programs.
Working with students, including providing academic and career
Managing the administrative staff of the Initiative.
Overseeing public relations (web site, social media, press
Speaking in high-profile venues.
Organizing special events and symposia.
Developing the annual budget.
Performing financial forecasting and monthly expenditure oversight,
including donor reports.
Providing support for visiting professors and scholars at the
Stewarding key alumni relationships.
Overseeing student fellows program.
Managing private sector alumni mentorship networks, including
within the online platform, The Courtyard. 1. Directs one or more
functional areas within an administrative department of the
University and ensure compliance with University policies and
procedures. 2. Directs analytic and research support for
educational policies and planning and develops and approves
administrative policies affecting assigned functional areas of the
University. 3. Directs and establishes parameters for major
projects for the department and University. 4. Interprets federal
policies and regulations and educates staff and administration
about regulations, restrictions, and the legal responsibilities of
the University. 5. Directs and implements policy and program
modifications and develops standards to ensure compliance with
federal, state and local regulations. 6. Develops and administers
an operating budget for the assigned department consistent with
University policies and procedures. 7. Develops cost savings
objectives and goals; authorizes major purchases and negotiates
contracts that range from routine to complex in nature. 8.
Establishes and implements long- and short-range goals for the
functional area consistent with University goals and objectives. 9.
Directs the development of related automated systems to support the
function; determines office policies and procedures for use of
automated systems. 10. Directs the evaluation and selection of
vendors and negotiates contract details including work steps and
pricing with the vendors on behalf of the assigned functional area.
11. Works with internal and external contacts to solve problems
that range from routine to complex in nature. 12. Represents the
University in discussions and negotiations with various
governmental agencies. 13. Directs a staff of exempt and nonexempt
employees. 14. May perform other duties as assigned. Required
Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree in related field. Six
years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and
experience. Required Skill/Ability 1: Proven organizational and
administrative ability. Exceptional communications skills,
including writing, public speaking, and student advising. Required
Skill/Ability 2: Facility with financial forecasting, budgeting,
monthly expenditure oversight, and interpreting financial and donor
reports. Required Skill/Ability 3: Solid technical skills,
including managing mentoring networks, web site presence, social
media and press releases. Required Skill/Ability 4: Ability to
effectively collaborate with colleagues and manage staff. Proven
ability to work with diverse constituencies in an effective manner.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: JD and/or MBA with at
least two years of work experience in law or business preferred.
Occasional Drug Screen No Health Screening No All candidates for
employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening
for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT
certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position
description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon
the successful completion of the background check. Please visit
www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional
information on the background check requirements and process.
Posting Disclaimer The intent of this job description is to provide
a representative summary of the essential functions that will be
required of the position and should not be construed as a
declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the
particular position. Employees will be assigned specific
job-related duties through their hiring departments. Affirmative
Action Statement: Yale University considers applicants for
employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the
basis of, an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age,
disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor
does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender
identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of
1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational
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