Senior Director for Content Production

Harvard Business School - Boston, Massachusetts - Full time

Harvard Business School



Harvard Business School seeks a visionary and strategic leader who demonstrates a serious commitment to quality and pedagogy to serve as Senior Director for Content Production of its innovative Harvard Business School Online. This is an exceptional opportunity to build on the successes of a dynamic organization that acts as a startup, but is housed within one of the top business schools in the world. HBS Online has been on a rapid growth trajectory and is looking to build upon its reputation as a leading business educator.

HBS Online was established as HBX in 2012 and has provided courses to over 40,000 learners across the globe. Using Harvard Business School’s case study method of solving real-world problems, HBS Online enables participants to be active learners and interact with their peers in a unique online learning experience. All courses are taught by HBS faculty members and are designed around two learning platforms: Live, where up to 60 participants engage via video, and the asynchronous course platform, where participants are able to log into an online classroom whenever convenient for them. HBS Online offers a variety of course lengths, ranging from three to 17 weeks and awards a certificate from HBS Online and Harvard Business School to those who complete and pass each course. It has developed approximately 11 exclusive courses since its inception, with a plan to significantly increase its rate of production and therefore broaden its impact.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Senior Director for Content Production oversees course production, content development, the creative team, and pedagogy & institutional research. While the Senior Director provides leadership and direction for four direct reports and an overall team of approximately 20 FTEs, s/he works with a variety of stakeholders to oversee the development of innovative, customer-centric products that provide world-class learning experiences while creating production efficiencies and ensuring processes are scalable and replicable.

HBS Online has retained the executive search firm Isaacson, Miller to assist in this recruitment. Please direct all inquiries, nominations, and applications in strict confidence to:

Kate Barry, Partner

Phillip Petree, Managing Associate

Ashton Lange, Associate

Isaacson, Miller, Inc.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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