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Professional Education Portfolio Manager II

Job Summary

Responsible for the overall management of one or more portfolios of professional education (PE) courses/conferences which have been developed working professionals. Responsible for promoting the value of professional education services to all existing and prospective Georgia Tech customers, managing program/conference logistics and deliverables, developing budgets and providing revenue forecast information at the portfolio level. Directly responsible or provide oversight for course budgets and spending for each course within assigned portfolio(s) to ensure profitability and act as the main point of contact for all incoming requests and information. Portfolio(s) typically include a medium to high number of courses and conferences that can generally be characterized as moderate to complex in nature and scope. Responsible for setting employee goals, assessing employee performance and providing feedback, and making pay recommendations. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: unit directors, faculty, administrators and staff, Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE) Leadership, and external stakeholders and vendors. This position will typically advise and counsel: course administrators, faculty, unit staff and students. This position will supervise: Assigned staff.


Job Duty 1 -
Responsible for the management of one or more course portfolios.

Job Duty 2 -
Develop revenue forecast information for each assigned portfolio.

Job Duty 3 -
Oversee the management, coordination and logistical support of each course offering within a portfolio.

Job Duty 4 -
Manage the yearly course scheduling process for courses within a portfolio with course administrators and internal GTPE staff.

Job Duty 5 -
Secure meeting space and manage contracts with off-site venues.

Job Duty 6 -
Manage course budgets and expenses for each course offering.

Job Duty 7 -
Manage timelines for course closeout and revenue transfer to campus sponsoring units.

Job Duty 8 -
Provide reports on portfolio performance to include year over year revenue and enrollment data.

Job Duty 9 -
Interact directly with program attendees, responding to inquiries and providing assistance as required.

Job Duty 10 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Management, Business, Communications, Marketing or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience

Other Required Qualifications
Overnight travel required for project delivery; flexibility in on-site daily service delivery hours (due to client shift schedules, project requirements).

Required Experience
Five to seven years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) The ability to manage multiple projects and activities, high-level of customer service and relationship management skills, ability to interact with numerous venues, vendors and to adhere to deadlines, written communications skills, and supervisory skills are preferred

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

This job requires working knowledge in course planning and management to include organization, budget development and revenue forecasting, customer service, customer relations, logistics, and administration. Use of office related computer applications is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Other Information

This position will require a pcard

This is a position of trust

This position may require travel

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Position Type: Full Time
Company: Georgia Tech Savannah
Email: Diane.Lee@pe.gatech.edu