Director of Certification and Education

Company Name:
Kellen Company

Who are we?
Kellen Company is a global professional
firm with a primary concentration in association management and communications. We also offer additional services to our clients such as meetings and conference management, digital marketing and strategic advice. We are an employee-owned company (ESOP) with 200+ employees from a wide variety of professional disciplines. Kellen has seven offices in Atlanta, Brussels, Beijing, Chicago, Denver,
new york
City and
DC. Kellen celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2014.

What are we looking for?
We are looking for someone to lead and supervise certification and education programs of two professional society clients of global management company. The position also includes corporate responsibility to grow company's business in the area of certification and education.

What will you do?
Supervise, guide, develop and motivate staff to assure progress toward strategic objectives and assure systems and staff are meeting program execution, customer service and other performance metrics
Primary staff liaison for independent certification boards, including attending meetings and conference calls, review minutes and action items, ensuring implementation
Monitor programs for compliance with best practices and third-party (e.g., ANSI) rules/regulations, supervise audits
Provide input and insight regarding overall client strategy
Budget planning, revenue generation and expense management
Create and maintain partnerships/relationships with related industry organizations to increase awareness and grow client programs
Industry research and awareness/understanding of client industry trends
Awareness of current trends and technologies related to certification and delivery of education programs
Seek out, propose and retain new business for the company
Other duties as assigned.

Am I qualified?
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's or more advanced degree in business administration, marketing, communications or associated disciplines.
Minimum of 7-10 years professional experience and a minimum of 5 years' experience working in a supervisory capacity in a professional field.
Experience with professional certification and/or education programs required.
Knowledge of manufacturing and/or food industries helpful.
Association management or non-profit experience a plus.

What do we offer?
By joining Kellen, you will have the opportunity to own a part of the business and contribute to a collaborative workplace where you can make a difference. We've got great benefits, paid vacation, holidays, a 401(k), tuition reimbursement!

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