The Special Assistant to the Chancellor / Managing Director of
the Office of Community Engagement (OECE) will be responsible for
advancing our strategic plan, “Purpose Made Possible”, specifically
by leading efforts to serve our external community for impact in
talent development, innovation, and partnerships. Working with the
Chancellor, Vice Chancellors, Deans and Directors, this position
will have a leadership role in developing strategies for the most
effective development and “front-door” access to various campus
resources. Reporting with dual lines to the Chancellor and Vice
Chancellor for Academic Affairs, the Managing Director of the
Office of Economic and Community Engagement (OECE) is responsible
for executive-level leadership of a team that includes the
Continuing Education unit and coordinating off-campus efforts to
establish and cultivate long-term, mutually beneficial
relationships with industry and regional community partners. The
Managing Director will creatively and intentionally expand a campus
culture of business and community engagement and is responsible for
the management of external client expectations to ensure the
highest level of client satisfaction is achieved.
•Minimum of seven years of demonstrated experience leading
development, community engagement or other related
•Extensive knowledge of economic development, community engagement,
development and public-private partnerships.
•Experience developing and managing complex budgets.
•Excellent interpersonal, written and public speaking skills
•Ability and willingness to work nights and weekends as needed.
Occasional overnight travel throughout the state and beyond will be
•Capability to develop long-term strategies for corporate
relationships that expand engagement opportunities for UW-Stevens
•Experience leading and managing a programming/educational/project
•Experience developing educational programs.
•Ability to promote the UW-Stevens Point’s strategic priorities by
developing excellent working relations with university leadership,
faculty, staff, and affiliates.
•Knowledge of the operation of large complex organizations,
educational institutions and governmental systems.
•Have an appreciation and ability to develop an understanding of
the unique culture of higher education.
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announcement on the UW-Stevens Point HR job vacancy website:
Required application materials listed within the position