Director, Education & Advisory Group
Urban Land Institute
|Job at a Glance|
|Job Level||Senior (8-10 years)|
POSITION SUMMARY This position will require a 70/30 split in responsibility working on two visible and well-regarded programs of ULI: The Advisory Services Program and the ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition.
Seventy percent of time will be spent managing projects of the Advisory Services Program with an emphasis on marketing panels, developing new partnerships, and potentially new products; in addition to working with the Vice President, Advisory Services on scoping panel assignments, recruiting panelists, serving as onsite project director, writing and editing reports, organizing project analysis sessions, and other day-to-day activities of the programs. The remaining 30 percent will be spent developing and managing the annual student urban design competition, and other special projects that arise.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Partnerships and Marketing
• Evaluate website framework, and work with web team to create more effective marketing/information sharing structures.
• Develop and implement new marketing strategy, to include partnership models and future input from the Advisory Services steering committee
• Develop and maintain strong partnerships with outside organizations through innovative and traditional means to promote ongoing panel engagements
• Work with District Councils to promote national panel program through incentives and other means
• Manage individual Advisory Services assignments.
• Work with panel sponsors to define the scope of assignments
• Recruit member teams to participate in panels.
• Staff advisory services assignments on site. Work with the panel chair to carry out the assignment and assist, as needed, in writing the report.
• Substantively edit reports and other advisory services products and assist in the production of the reports.
General Education and Advisory Group
• Manage the ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition. Requires the ability to work in a team, pay attention to details, understand basic urban design issues, understand basic real estate finance, be familiar with graduate programs in various real estate related disciplines; must be very strong in ability to follow up on many different aspects of the program. In addition, the manager of the competition must scope out a site, assess the potential for the competition brief, create the brief, administer the competition, and work with the jury.
• Manage occasional new projects for the Education and Advisory Group or other centers in ULI.
• Other duties as assigned.
Close coordination within Education and Advisory Group on all issues related to advisory panels; work with members of other departments to build cross-team support of Advisory Services. Works closely with publications team to oversee production of reports and with District Council staff on the marketing and recruiting for panels. Works with District Councils and other staff to ensure a smooth urban design competition. Collaborate with staff across the organization on other project assignments.
Works on a continuous basis with representatives of public, nonprofit, and private organizations who are interested in sponsoring Advisory Services assignments. Works closely with ULI leadership who chair the panel assignments and with numerous members invited to serve on panel assignments. Works with urban designers and developers who are committed to higher education. Ideally, candidate would have a wide range of existing contacts that could be called upon to work on both programs.
• Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public administration, or real estate development or comparable experience.
• Prefer master’s degree in urban planning, public administration, or real estate development.
• 7-10 years of experience in public and/or private land use planning and real estate development
• Demonstrated experience in writing, editing, and producing reports
• Broad knowledge of and experience in real estate development, public-private partnerships, municipal government, real estate market issues, public utilities and transportation, and housing
• General knowledge of and passion for urban design
• Ability to market professional services
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• The ability to prioritize and manage several projects at once
• Knowledge of and ability to manage graphics and report production preferred; and
• Strong interpersonal skills.
To apply, please submit your letter of interest and resume to Stacey Berk, Managing Consultant, Expand HR Consulting, email@example.com.
|Contact Name||Stacey Berk|