Senior Associate Director of Industry Relationship and Engagement

University of Oregon

Portland, OR, USA

Employment

Accounting/Finance

Full time

Oct 31

Job No: 530608

Work type: Officer of Administration

Location: Portland, OR

Categories: Academic Advising/Support, Architecture/Art/Design, Athletics, Business Administration/Management, Human Resources, Student Life/Services 

Department: Sports Product Management Program, Lundquist College of Business

Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing

Salary: $70,000 - $80,000 per year

Compensation Band: OS-OA08-Fiscal Year 2022-2023

FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins 

November 21, 2022; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please include the following documents with your online application:

  • A resume/CV.
  • A cover letter indicating how you meet the minimum and, if applicable, preferred qualifications for the position. Please describe how you have added value in previous roles and how you would add value in this role.
  • A diversity statement that highlights contributions and commitment to diversity. The Lundquist College of Business and the Sports Product Management Program is committed to creating an equitable learning and working environment that actively respects, includes, and engages everyone. What would that mean to you in this role? How would that inform your work?

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers as part of the application process. Any application missing the above documents/information may be considered incomplete. In order to ensure consideration, please submit your application materials prior to or on the listed review date. 

The Sports Product Management Program (SPM) is most interested in finding the best candidate for the job and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't think you meet every one of our preferred qualifications--use your application to let us know what excites you about the role and what transferable skills or other qualities you would bring.

Department Summary

Since 1914 the Charles H. Lundquist College of Business has taught its students the critical skills they need to think for themselves, to be leaders in a dynamic world, and to make better decisions on behalf of the people and resources they manage. We are a top business school with a unique mission and vision that draws strength from our links to the Pacific Rim and the distinctive qualities of Oregon culture: innovation, sustainability, active lifestyles, financial stewardship, and respect for individuality and diversity within an increasingly global community.

Position Summary

The Sports Product Management Program (SPM) is seeking a Senior Associate Director of Industry Relationships and Engagement to set and drive its industry and admissions strategy and manage career exploration for the program. 

The position is responsible for developing and implementing innovative and high-quality professional development opportunities for SPM students, and building strong industry connections. This position will oversee the recruitment/admissions team and is part of a cross-functional team that works with SPM students to help them become career-ready. This work includes advising students on career pathing, job search strategy, resume format and content, networking, and interviewing strategies. The position has leadership responsibility for the oversite of industry relationships and engagement activities, and will work with members of the business community to facilitate the hiring of the program's student talent. 

If you are looking for a role where you can deploy your skills to develop and implement innovative and high-quality professional development opportunities for SPM students while building strong industry connections, we invite you to apply today.

The Senior Associate Director reports to the Director of SPM and has supervisory responsibilities for up to three employees, and at times, student employees.

Occasional travel and frequent evening and weekend work are required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, business or related field plus five years of experience; OR ten years of experience identifying, developing, and stewarding corporate relationships in the sports product industry.
  • Three years of supervisory experience.

Professional Competencies

  • Expertise with developing and implementing experiential learning opportunities, such as internships, workshops, and industry events.
  •  A dynamic, professional demeanor with exceptional communication skills - written and oral.
  •  Ability to exercise independent judgment.
  •  Ability to multitask and exceptional time management skills.
  •  Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  •  Ability to analyze data/trends and translate them into strategy.
  •  Excellent listener/high emotional intelligence.
  •  Ability to effectively and efficiently work remotely.
  •  Ability to develop partnerships within a higher education setting and throughout the community.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Master's degree in business or related field.
  • Additional related work experience in recruiting, human resources, sales/business development, management or corporate relations with a proven record of developing, building and assessing successful programs. 
  • An established network of regional and industry contacts.
  • Experience working with career services in higher education and utilizing software platforms: Handshake, Salesforce or similar programs. 

FLSA Exempt: Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

University of Oregon students and employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see: https://hr.uoregon.edu/uo-covid-19-vaccination-requirement-employee-process. 

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

 The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112. 

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the http://studentlife.uoregon.edu/nondiscrimination

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