Job Description - Director, External Affairs Outreach
Description View created on 11/01/2014
Director, External Affairs Outreach
Special Assistant to the President/CEO
To plan, develop and direct special projects and committees within the scope of External Affairs pertaining to government, community and nonprofit agencies.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Make contacts and establish meetings with local and regional business, industry and nonprofit leaders to develop new opportunities for partnership and training services.
Works with the Director, Center for Public Policy and Political Studies and the Coordinator, Student Government Association on special projects.
Provides assistance to External Affairs regarding timely funding and grant assistance opportunities at federal, state and private nonprofit agencies (i.e. conceptualization, research and coordination efforts).
Provides Center for Nonprofit Studies assistance in identifying and implementing internal curriculum partnerships, obtaining external support for new and ongoing initiatives (i.e. financial, in-king, equipment, etc.).
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Public Affairs locally, statewide and nationally
Program administration and project management.
Supervisory principles, practices, and methods.
Research methods and standards.
Resource development, grant standards, and fundraising.
Institutional Advancement principles.
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Effectively supervising, leading and delegating tasks and authority.
Effectively working with a diverse and multicultural student body, faculty and community.
Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials.
Reviewing and preparing narrative and statistical reports of research projects.
Three years related work experience, including supervisory work experience in public affairs, government service, or higher education agencies or institutions.
Ten years related work experience, including five years supervisory work experience in public affairs, government service, or higher education agencies or institutions.
Master’s degree in related field.
Master's degree in Public Affairs.