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|Director of Strategic Partnerships|
|Hiring Status||Accepting Applications|
|Location||Twin Cities Campus|
The Director of Strategic Partnerships will lead and coordinate outreach initiatives and collaborate with units across the university to develop mutually beneficial, strategic partnerships with corporate, community, and philanthropic leaders. This position will focus on strategic initiatives that grow revenue, improve student outcomes, steward resources, and advance the mission of the university.
This role will coordinate current partnership work being done including work by career services, admissions, inclusion and human dignity, online strategy and programs, and alumni relations to drive a university-wide vision and strategy and seek revenue opportunities by cultivating a deep understanding of partner needs. The director will build strong relationships within the academic schools and colleges and with other internal partner areas focused on student outcomes. The director will seek to deepen university engagement of Saint Mary’s network of alumni, as well as industry, employer, corporate, and community partners on all three campuses. In this position, the director will seek to forge new partnerships related to advocacy and volunteerism as well as providing experiential learning, internship and employment opportunities for students. Revenue and partnership opportunities will align with our pathways strategy.
|Essential Skills and Abilities||
The selected candidate will have the following skills and abilities:
|The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.|
|Education and Experience||
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.
|Additional Required Materials||Cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references|
|Application Review Date|
|Contact||Kelly Shannon, Vice President for Marketing and Communication|
|Contract Length||12 Month|
|Other Details / Information|
|Work Sponsorship||This position is not eligible for work sponsorship|
|We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.