Chief Corporate Learning Officer

The Goizueta Business School in Atlanta, Georgia, is seeking a strategic, engaging, and forward-thinking leader with a commitment to growth and excellence in executive education as the next Chief Corporate Learning Officer. Reporting to the Dean of the Business School, Erika James, the Chief Corporate Learning Officer (CLO) serves as the Executive Education chief operating executive responsible for setting a new strategic direction for the school and stewarding financial, human and capital resources with the goal of growing Emory’s Goizueta Business School presence and impact in Atlanta and globally. The CLO is a key member of the Dean’s leadership team and will lead and manage a team of dedicated professionals. The CLO is responsible for the leadership of all executive education programs and non-degree education at Goizueta, including custom executive education programs and non-degree certificate programs that enhance both the reputation and revenue profile of the school. 


This is an exciting time to be at Goizueta; with their Centennial anniversary right around the corner, the release of the University strategic framework One Emory: Engaged for Impact and the Goizueta strategic plan, Goizueta Beyond: Envisioning the Future of Business. For more information on Goizueta’s strategic plan, click here.  To learn more about the Goizueta Business School, click here.


The Chief Corporate Learning Officer (CLO) will be a visionary and collaborative partner who understands how to navigate in both corporate and academic environments.  The CLO will have a role in the development and execution of Goizueta’s strategic plan and has responsibility for developing a business strategy to grow the impact and presence of Emory’s Goizueta School of Business in Atlanta and around the globe. The Goizueta School of Business offers a wide range of custom design and open enrollment learning solutions. The CLO will set direction by establishing and accomplishing financial as well as program quality objectives and goals; the CLO will establish quality working partnerships with external clients, faculty, senior level Goizueta administrators as well as the executive education professional team.  The CLO will partner with the Business School Chief Business, Analytics and operations Officer in all financial, technology and operational aspects of this unit to ensure there is alignment in design, outcomes and School strategy. 


The CLO will have the opportunity to develop a long-range strategy that will deliver a range of executive education programs in new ways that reflect the dynamism and diversity of customer needs. The focus will be to build customer relationships in Atlanta and across the Americas, expanding globally. The CLO will develop and lead a strong portfolio of mutually beneficial business relationships which enhances customer talent development and business knowledge needs. 


Emory University, Goizueta Business School has engaged Koya Leadership Partners to help in this hire. The search is being led by Liz Neumann, Beth Schaefer and Charlotte Harris. Nominations and Applications, including a detailed letter of interest, qualifications, and a current curriculum vitae, should be submitted here. To view the full position profile, click here.


Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status.


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