Associate Director of Corporate Relations


: $162,355.00 - $206,040.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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HoursStandard University business hours8:30am 5:00pm (academic year)8:00am 4:30pm (summer)Hours may vary based on operational needs.Job DescriptionThe Associate Director in combination with the Executive Director of Administration & Strategic Initiatives, oversees the comprehensive engagement of Corporate partners. This position will work across departments, including Whitmans Career Services Center, Alumni Relations, and Development and with centrals Corporate Relations. The primary responsibility is to deepen current relationships with employers, while cultivating new corporate placement opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students. S/he will also identify and engage corporate partners for career programming, academic speaking engagements and other support. The Director will proactively steward corporate partners to promote long-term sustainable relationships the Whitman School of Management.Qualifications5+ years proven success working with corporations to meet institutional goals.Exceptional ability to multi-task numerous priorities, all while interacting with stakeholders with a strong positive attitude and disposition.Excellent verbal and written communication, including email. Ability to communicate concisely and succinctly as required, while maintaining professional communication and relationships with all stakeholders. Highly responsive to communications from stakeholders, and ability to translate that communication into the required action in response.Demonstrated record of accomplishment developing and implementing successful, creative, and forward thinking corporate strategies.Ability to embrace technology to streamline workloads, provide quality customer service, and utilize for data-driven decision-making.Ability to utilize power of persuasion to further the Universitys goals with internal influencers and external candidates/partners.Strong attention to detail and work ethic.Work effectively with faculty in the coordination of program development, defining and developing new initiatives and ensuring effective teaching across all programs.ResponsibilitiesManage an engaging portfolio of key corporate prospects and secure new levels of institutional support through career placement, internships, curriculum support, corporate program participation and other support.Serve as the primary point of contact for corporate partners and facilitate multiple connections throughout the University maximize partner benefit. Move partners along a continuum of engagement, which results in a comprehensive strategic partnership that generates additional outcomes for the school.Assist faculty, career services, alumni relations, advancement and other internal partners with corporate strategies, programming, project development, and stewardship opportunities.Coordinate and communicate with career centers across campus, central corporate development, and Whitman academic units to advance Whitmans multi-faceted relationships with corporate partners.Maintain regular review of industry trends in order to grow corporate portfolio and implement strategies to maximize career and sponsorship opportunities.In collaboration with Marketing Communications, manage external monthly marketing efforts to corporate partners on behalf of the Whitman School.Application InstructionsIn addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter.EEOCSyracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.Commitment to Supporting and Hiring VeteransSyracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The Universitys contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members.Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus CommunitySyracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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