Director of Industry Partnerships

Miami University
Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 17, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Director of Industry Partnerships is responsible for creation and execution of a comprehensive corporate relations strategy designed to recruit, engage and enroll high caliber industry professionals into our graduate and executive education programs.

Duties include and are not limited to:

  • Identify and advance corporate relationships to support and enhance experiential learning programs, to support co-curricular programs and centers, to increase the number of internships and full time positions for graduate and undergraduates students, and to support and enhance the MBA programs in the Farmer School and other online graduate programs, including domestic internships and international consultancies, as well as placement efforts; which also leads to their employees enrolling in our graduate programs.
  • Collaborate with the academic leadership of the Farmer School who are leading the various graduate programs to understand the curriculum and in turn be able to represent the learning outcomes when meeting with potential students.
  • Work with marketing professionals within Miami University and the Farmer School of Business to build and tell a compelling story for why a student should enroll in our programs.
  • This role independently creates and builds relationships with employers. Additionally, this role will need to balance the varying career needs of the graduate students in a number of graduate programs offered.
  • Some travel required.

Required: Bachelor Degree in Business or Humanities with 8 years’ work experience.  Relationship building, written and oral communication skills. Experience working in higher education.

This position is available to persons who are currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time and indefinite basis. (Persons authorized to work on such a basis include US citizens, lawful permanent residents (“green card” holders), asylees, refugees, and temporary residents under IRCA.) Relationship building, written and oral communication skills. Experience working in higher education.

Submit cover letter and curriculum vitae to Inquiries about the position may be directed to Lisa Raatz at Screening of applications will begin November 30, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. 

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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