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Company:  Grand Valley State University
Location: Grand Rapid, Michigan
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

The Director of Executive and Corporate Education provides the vision, planning, and management to support sustained growth of the Grand Valley State University, Seidman College of Business Executive and Corporate Education Programs, including Executive format MBA programs, corporate training, credit, and non-credit badges, and certificates. Key responsibilities include establishing and implementing strategic plans for public and proprietary programs that align with the plans, goals, and culture of the College and the University.

Required Qualifications and Education:

  • Demonstrated experience building and maintaining effective relationships with senior executives
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit learners and corporate partners
  • Executive teaching and/or training experience
  • Experience designing and implementing executive education and/or corporate training
  • Experience supervising operational staff
  • Excellent written, presentation, and oral communication skills
  • Master’s degree with MBA

Preferred Qualifications and Education:

  • 10 years of work experience relevant to job requirements
  • Master’s degree with EMBA
  • Terminal degree

Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

  • In collaboration with Academic Leadership, provide strategic management oversight to a portfolio of graduate program offerings, trainings, and other non-credit programs for the college based on a thorough understanding of the markets we serve.
  • Identifies, initiates, and grows key relationships outside of Seidman (e.g. organizations, partnerships, instructors) to inform the Seidman offering and yield a pipeline of diverse learners for the EMBA, training and non-credit offerings.
  • In conjunction with Academic Leadership and Faculty, oversee the curriculum process, structure development, and customization and corporate partnership of the Executive and Corporate Education Programs.
  • Research, design, develop proposals, secure approvals, staff, and market Executive and Corporate Education Programs.
  • Develop and execute recruiting and marketing strategy and tactics for public Executive and Corporate Education Programs in order to meet enrollment goals.
  • Work with learners to monitor academic and other programming needs.
  • Develop community and campus events and represent Seidman College at external events interacting with prospective learners, Seidman alumni, advisory board members, and major employers in the communities we serve.
  • Accountable for day-to-day operations of the EMBA and Corporate Education programs working with Seidman and GVSU faculty and staff to ensure a top-notch and responsive program.
  • Serves as a member of the Seidman Graduate Programs Committee.
  • May have teaching responsibilities as part of role.
  • Performs other duties as required/assigned.

Salary:  Competitive salary with excellent benefits package (

Department/Division:  For details about Seidman College of Business visit

Campus: Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus

How to apply

Apply online at To be considered, applicants must upload the following (in PDF format) to the online application:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial transcript of your highest degree

On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references.

Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. 

If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. Questions about this position may be directed to the Search Committee Chair:  Dr. Aaron Lowen ( or 616-331-7441).

Application Deadline:  Consideration of applications will begin immediately. Please submit by December 6, 2021, to assure full consideration. The position may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.

Company:  International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training

Job Description

Deadline: December 31, 2021

The International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) is working to complete the formation of an IACET Standards Development Committee (SDC) to function as the American National Standard consensus body for the revision and maintenance of ANSI/IACET Standard for Continuing Education and Training. IACET is actively recruiting dedicated learning and development professionals willing to serve on the IACET Continuing Education and Training Standards Development Committee (CE/T SDC). The purpose of the CE/T SDC is to undertake the technical work required for the development of proposed standards approved by the IACET Council on Standards Development (ICSD). 

Standards Development Committee (SDC) members are needed in the following areas:

  • Government – Federal, State, Local government entity or agency.
  • Non-Profit – A legally constituted organization whose objective is to support or engage in CE/T activities of public or private interest without commercial or monetary profit (examples include, but are not limited to CE/T associations, societies, community groups, and nongovernment organizations).
  • For-Profit – An organization involved in CE/T that operates to make a profit.

Opportunities to serve on the SDC

NOTE: Individuals may serve on one or all three.


  • The full SDC—responsible for providing oversight and accountability for the two subcommittees’ work and submitting a draft CE/T standard to the ICSD for their review/approval.
  • Draft Development subcommittee—responsible for considering and analyzing all inputs from research and stakeholders regarding changes to the CE/T Standard and drafting a revised CE/T Standard that is submitted to the full SDC for review and approval.
  • Research and Review subcommittee—responsible for researching adult/continuing education best practices, conducting stakeholder survey, and analyzing respondent data, researching other education/training related standards, and submitting findings to the SDC and Draft Development subcommittee.

Estimated duration and frequency of time commitment

  • Full SDC—22-month project schedule (Targeting January 2022 through October 2023) involving 1-hour meetings every other week, although during a 4-month Public Comment period, 1-hour meetings could occur weekly.
  • Draft Development subcommittee—4-month project schedule (Targeting January through April 2022) involving weekly 90-minute meetings and possibly some offline work between meetings.
  • Research and Review subcommittee—3-to-4-month project schedule (Targeting January through March 2022) involving initial 90-minute kickoff meeting followed by 1-hour checkpoint meetings every other week with work on research, surveys occurring offline between meetings.

Requirements for serving:

  • Interest in and commitment to improving the quality of Continuing Education and Training (CE/T) through the development of standards.
  • Documented experience in the field of Adult Learning, Continuing Education and Training, or Instructional Design.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of or significant interest in the most current ANSI Essential Requirements for Standards Developers.
  • Willingness to abide by the IACET Policies & Procedures.
  • Attendance and active participation in all scheduled meetings.
  • Capacity to follow through on committee deliverables.

Benefits to you:

  • Built-in access to market research on best practices in continuing education and training.
  • Develop an understanding of ANSI’s Essential Requirements for Standards Developers.
  • Future leadership opportunities at IACET.
  • Observation of trends in the continuing education and training industry, and standards development.
  • Opportunity to network and learn with other professionals in the field of CET.


How to apply

Complete application form and submit to IACET Standards Development Department via email at

Once your application has been reviewed and accepted, you will be notified in writing. You will be asked to review and sign SDC Guidelines and Conflict of Interest form, disclosing any financial relationships or possible conflicts of interest.


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