Senior Associate, ULI Learning


Working under the supervision of the Senior Vice President, the Senior Associate coordinates and manages existing learning experiences. This position has responsibility for day-to-day management of ULI Learning courses including online, webinar, and in-person offerings. This person is the primary liaison with students, faculty, and subject matter experts (SMEs). Day-to-day management includes advanced scheduling of offerings throughout the year, communication with faculty and experts, review and improvement of materials and agendas, and management of the course delivery process, including communication with constituents from ULI Marketing to local district council leaders. In addition to expert supervision and content and assessment support, this position receives logistics and events management support and marketing support.

ULI Learning aspires to provide professional education throughout the professional life cycle for interdisciplinary commercial real estate (CRE) professionals. ULI aims to accompany professionals from first exposure to CRE as students to career selection though mid-career changes and executive development. Curricular delivery methods include in-person and webinar courses as well as online and hybrid noncredit courses.

Major objectives and initiatives for this position will include timely scheduling of offerings, contracting of faculty and SMEs, timely payroll and expense requests, requests for materials, review of materials, communication with marketing and constituents, coordination with events and logistics support, coordination with local staff support, and delivery of webinars and courses (in terms of acting as primary, but not exclusive, ULI staff host of these.)


  • Schedule course and programs for all offerings and provide advanced course plans for distribution to students/clients and constituents.
  • Review course materials and agendas timely and distribute course materials to students prior to course start and in followup to course completion.
  • Manage learning materials to ensure that course templates and expectations align with ULI branding materials.
  • Primary liaison with students, faculty, and SMEs.
  • Responsible for ensuring that approved existing courses (in person, live webinar, online, and on-demand webinar) are scheduled in a timely fashion, and offered.
  • Works with logistics, marketing, and local professionals in some cases to ensure scheduling and delivery of offerings.
  • Liaise with events and logistics support, marketing, and local leaders to ensure appropriate planning, advertising, and advanced course schedule.
  • Ensure that courses run smoothly, working with the events team, marketing team, etc.
  • Manage the payment of faculty and SMEs for their participation.
  • Able to work well with others, including faculty, experts, colleagues, and students to deliver excellent programs.
  • Leadership skills in order to work effectively with colleagues, staff, faculty, and practitioners to schedule and be the point person on delivery of excellent offerings, without direct management responsibility.
  • Outsourcing responsibilities, when needed, for executing on plans with managerial type oversite.
  • Some business travel required (up to five days a month). Travel to in-person courses that can sometimes be shared among the ULI Learning team, and even local partners as the role evolves. In general, ULI Learning is moving toward online and hybrid delivery, which would potentially lesson the need for travel over time.


  • A minimum of 2 years related work experience.
  • Knowledge of learning management platforms; webinar platforms a plus.
  • Interest in education and learning experiences.
  • Expertise/proficiency in Microsoft office suite.
  • Demonstrated technical competency consistent with the ability to master all systems used by ULI Learning, including contracting and vendor payment systems, LMS, Zoom webinar platform, shared drives, etc.
  • Project management experience a plus.
  • Works well under pressure and able to troubleshoot on site.
  • Highly organized work style with a demonstrated proactive approach and drive to get things in order.
  • Ability to function highly collaboratively and also highly independently.
  • Service-oriented approach.
  • Excellent editing and communication skills to be able to review materials carefully and revise as needed.
  • Strong business writing, speaking, and communication skills consistent with working in a global digital work environment.
  • Leadership presence consistent with being the point person for online and in-person course delivery.


  • BA/BS.



To apply, please follow the link below. Please submit a résumé and a letter of interest.


EOE/m/f/d/v. No relocation reimbursement is offered at this time.