IMPACT Senior Business Development Director Position

Radford University
Radford, VA
Date Posted:  March 1, 2023
Closing Date:  April 15, 2023

Radford University invites applications for the position of Senior Business Development Director within the IMPACT Lab. The IMPACT Lab cultivates relationships and grows enrollment by serving adult learners through our innovative Competency-Based Education (CBE) programs in high demand and high growth sectors such as cybersecurity, geospatial intelligence, data science, and K-12 education.

The ideal team member has demonstrated experience leading business development efforts and teams, delivering increased revenue, cultivating relationships, identifying partner opportunities, and providing exceptional customer service. If you thrive within a mission driven, fast-paced environment and enjoy surpassing goals, the Senior Business Development Director role may be for you. You will join a team who is highly motivated and committed to the University’s mission, vision, and culture.

Located in beautiful southwestern Virginia, Radford University is a comprehensive, midsize student-focused public university that offers its more than 9,500 students a diversity of outstanding academic programs. Renowned for teaching excellence and a focus on strong faculty/student bonds, the innovative use of technology in the learning environment, and a vibrant student life on a beautiful campus, Radford University offers many opportunities to engage both faculty and students in teaching, research and public service as scholars and citizens. We seek new colleagues with a passion for student success and willingness to contribute to our collegial intellectual community. More information can be found at

Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in business, sales, marketing, or related field is preferred or equivalent education and/or experience. The ideal candidate will possess the following
skills, training, etc.

– Identify new partners, learners and cultivate existing relationships to drive enrollment and revenue.
– Collaborate with strategic partners and industry leaders, government agencies, colleges, and schools.
– Leverage data to prioritize industry markets, recommend program areas for developmentand identify learner segments to pursue.
– Lead and foster a supportive, collaborative, and competitive team culture.
– Demonstrated achievement in a fast-paced and performance-driven environment.
– Proficient with technology and have a strong working knowledge of the internet, mobile technologies, and computer applications and business systems.
– Results oriented and have strong verbal and written communication skills.
– Excellent interpersonal skills, an ability to work independently and in a team setting with remote‐access colleagues.
– Strong organizational and time management skills.
– Able to travel.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience securing external funding through grants, sponsorships, or other funding opportunities. Possess five to ten years of experience in a related field and the ability to achieve strong learner outcomes in an online learning environment.

Apply online at Only online applications will be accepted.

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