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Assistant Director of Community Outreach and Engagement

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Assistant Director of Community Outreach and Engagement
Position Number FP127A
Location On-Line
Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Community Outreach and Engagement, this position is responsible for promoting ODU and ODUOnline programs to potential new partners in government, business and industry and to explore new opportunities with existing partners. In support of enrollment growth objectives, this position will concentrate on cultivating partnerships in areas identified as being high priority, in the Commonwealth, nationally, and internationally.

Type of Recruitment General Public
Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in business, higher education or related field of study or a bachelor’s degree with work experience equivalent to a master’s in business, higher education or related fields. Knowledge of sales and marketing techniques to establish new partnerships. Experience in promotion, sales or client relations in the Northern Virginia market area. Experience evaluating potential arrangements and negotiating the terms of proposed arrangements. Experience establishing and managing business-to-business partnerships, or other partnerships. Willingness to routinely travel regionally, nationally and internationally. Demonstrated success and continuous growth in partnership development and/or promotion/sales. Strong persuasive and accurate written and verbal communication skills. Ability to connect with professionals in various fields to promote products, services or programs. Professional, energetic, positive attitude, self-motivated, resourceful, and persistent. Strong presentation skills and the ability to articulate a broad range of information to diverse audiences. Good business judgement. Ability to work collaboratively with staff and partners; strong team player. Demonstrated organizational skills, an ability to meet deadlines, and an ability to solve problems.

Preferred Qualifications

Related higher education experience.
Experience providing high-touch, high quality customer service. Experience implementing community outreach strategies as related to higher education.

Conditions of Employment

This is a primarily remote position which will require frequent travel within the northern Virginia area and various other locations as assigned.

Job Open Date 09/22/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Application Review Date 11/17/2017
Job Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required
Criminal Background Check
Department Information
Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

ODU Statement

Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a state-assisted, Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement. Its 24,000 students, including over 6,000 graduate students, form a diverse and multicultural community in six academic colleges. Through a collaborative and innovative approach to education and research, the University focuses on student learning and addresses critical needs in the professions. ODU’s programs are offered on the main campus, at higher education centers in the region, and at numerous distance learning sites.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Contact Information for Professional References
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * This is a primarily remote position which will require frequent travel within the northern Virginia area and various other locations as assigned. Are you able to travel frequently as indicated above?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please describe your experience in promotion, sales or client relations in the Northern Virginia market area.

    (Open Ended Question)