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Job id: 066986. Salary: Competitive depending on experience, Personal Salary, up to £90,000.

Posted: 09 May 2023. Closing date: 05 June 2023.

Business unit: King's Business School. Department: Prof Servs - King's Business School.

Contact details: Professor Giana Eckhardt.

Location: Strand Campus. Category: Professional & Support Services.

Job description

King’s Business School (KBS) is a vibrant and energetic business school with an ambitious strategy. We are rapidly expanding our executive education provision by engaging with the business community and sharing our expertise with professional audiences across the globe. Based within a diverse and historic university, we are in a unique position to draw on the vast breadth of expertise across King’s College London to provide interdisciplinary education to executives and leaders across a wide range of organisations, sectors, and geographies.   

We are seeking an Executive Fellow to support this growth around Leadership and the role of Executive Education in developing individuals and organisations.  This role will work with colleagues across the Business School to support our delivery of Leadership within programmes, supporting the team in client relationship and the acquisition and closing of opportunities, and working on programme design and delivery of our executive programmes (both closed and open).

This is a collaborative role where you will work with colleagues across the Business School and College to bring to life immersive inter-disciplinary learning. The successful candidate will be comfortable dealing directly with senior stakeholders, and adept with assisting in the delivery to an executive level audience.

This post will be offered on a fixed term contract – initially for a two-year period 

This is a part time post (0.2 FTE)

Key responsibilities

  • The Executive Fellow will be responsible for a variety of activity associated with the development and delivery of Executive Education at the Business School.  The core duties of this role include (but are not limited to):  
  • Contributing to the direction of Leadership executive education courses including open and custom 
  • Developing the executive education curriculum, materials and activities to be used across a number of modules and courses 
  • Teaching on a portfolio of executive education open and custom courses (teaching that takes the post above the hours of the contract will be paid as extra duty payments) 
  • Proactively developing relationships to further Executive Education activities for KBS 
  • Working with colleagues to create and maintain a network of related experts who can contribute to KBS exec ed and other related projects 
  • Representing the school at events  
  • Acting as a trusted adviser on Executive Development practice for industry and KBS senior leadership  
  • Leading and contributing to relevant research projects and fora on relevant topics within the post holder’s area of expertise 
  • Being affiliated to relevant department(s) within King’s Business School in order to fulfil the role and network effectively, in particular the HRM group and emerging Institute for Sustainable Business 

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.  

Skills, knowledge, and experience 

Essential criteria

1.       Recognized as outstanding subject matter expertise in a field relevant to the Business School. 

2.       Significant experience of working with executives and senior stakeholders (C-Suite) internationally 

3.       Evidence of building significant and senior level relationships that lead to a high-quality output  

4.       Customer-focussed – experience working with diverse and demanding customers (including international clients/groups) and adapting approach and response to meet their needs 

5.       Ability to contribute to the body of academic knowledge as an academic and practitioner in Executive Development related fields 

6.       A clear and concise communicator in both written and verbal formats  

7.       Able to juggle competing priorities in a fast-paced environment, ensuring work is completed or reprioritized in response to changing external factors 

8.       Numerate – experience or running a programme budget - tracks financial expenditure promptly and accurately using spreadsheets and account reporting software 

9.       Organized and methodical with high attention to detail and accuracy 

Desirable criteria

1.       Experience of supporting and developing the delivery of online or blended courses 

2.       A PhD (or equivalent) qualification 

3.       A HEA teaching qualification 

Further information

The post-holder may be required to work evenings and weekends as required in order to fulfil the duties of the role. Flexible working will be given to facilitate this.