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Director, Corporate and Executive Education

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Posted: October 1, 2012
Vacancy Type: Term Vacancy Notice
Start: asap
End: 3 years from start date
Department: Ted Rogers School of Management
Position: 20000613
Grade: D62
Salary Scale: $81,355 - $130,169
Hours of Work: 36.25


 Please note this is a 3-year contract with benefits.


  • Initiates, develops and implements strategic plans, including the establishment of all policies and standards for the design, development and implementation of corporate education programs to ensure successful long-term operation within Ted Rogers School of Management TRSM). Develops strategies to cultivate prospective industry partners, analyzes their educational needs, prepares proposals, and prepares and negotiates contracts. Collaborates with the multiple stakeholders from the broad scope of academic offerings within TRSM to ensure quality standards for distinctive program offerings.
  • Establishes and negotiates contracts with industry partners; formulates, monitors and maintains budget and financial resources within the TRSM financial management framework in order to maximize profits; and determines the need for fund allocation with the project budget categories in view of evolving needs. The activities of the Corporate and Executive Education program is expected to contribute net funds to the faculty on an annual basis.
  • Plans, develops and prioritizes long term and short term goals for corporate and executive education programs that are aligned with the priorities and goals of Ted Rogers School of Management. Monitors and assesses relevant learning initiatives; evaluates and determines program offerings; determines and provides operational programming needs, such as space and scheduling. Facilitates recruitment strategies for instructors, overseeing the CUPE instructor job posting and interviewing activities, and working collaboratively with numerous stakeholders to evaluate instructors. Oversees the administrative resources for each program, ensuring academic standards of the programs are adhered to and working with relevant departments and staff across the university to ensure the successful implementation of the programs.
  • Provides academic leadership and direction to appropriate faculty and staff in each of the TRSM programs and within the Chang School by creating and implementing partnerships and strategy linkages, defining program standards and planning, prioritizing and directing components of operations to support long-term and short-term priorities.
  • Develops cross-faculty teams to develop and deliver large scale projects and/or international programs. Evaluates in-class and distance education offerings and their relevance and application for corporate education.
  • Promotes and represents the Ted Rogers School of Management at external networking functions, such as conferences, associations, Advisory Councils, etc., in order to build relationships and potential partnerships for executive and corporate education.
  • Maintains currency in the field of corporate education and Ryerson’s program and course offerings. Represents the School on relevant committees and to the external community. Participates on committees within the Ted Rogers School of Management and the university community.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Completed Master degree is a must (MBA highly preferred).
  • Minimum of 10 years of related experience, with strong knowledge of industry, particularly sectors aligned with the academic departments of Ted Rogers School of Management. Contacts within industry are considered an asset.



Candidate may be asked to demonstrate qualifications through an occupational test. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of dependability/reliability and a commitment to maintain confidentiality.

Deadline to Apply: Posted until filled.

Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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