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Associate Vice President, Community College

American Public University System
West Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Feb 23, 2023

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Position Type
Executive, Other Executive
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Associate Vice President, Community College & High School Outreach (Online/Remote)

Requisition Number: AVPCO004289
Location: Online / RemoteOnline / Remote

Associate Vice President, Community College & High School Outreach
American Public University System

The AVP, Community College and High School Outreach role will be responsible for managing outreach efforts to the community college and high school segments. This role is responsible for promoting the University and its programs to prospective organizations and current partners to develop new business opportunities. The role establishes relationships and opportunities with organizations across the community college and high school segment. The role will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to create, launch, implement programs to grow registrations. Represents APU at events and ceremonies.

  • Locates and proposes potential new community college and high school leads by contacting potential partners, discovering and exploring opportunities
  • Develops and closes new business through new opportunities and executed agreements
  • Establishes quarterly goals and tactics to achieve those goals for target accounts
  • Maintains strategic partnership target list for assigned sector, adding new targets upon target conversion
  • Works with the marketing department to create collateral for pitch purposes to attract and educate targets
  • Closes new community college and high school accounts by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations, identifying and involving other university staff as needed
  • Screens potential community college and high school opportunities by analyzing ideal partner profile to ensure correct targeting
  • Documents all community college and high school development by using customer relationship management (CRM) tool
  • Collaborates with departmental and other stakeholders to identify new community college and high school opportunities and targets
  • Works with internal stakeholders to create compelling offerings for the community college and high school segments
  • Maintains confidentiality of all APUS information
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining professional networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Routinely plans and implements business development events to identify, target and close opportunities to grow new business development opportunities
  • Prepare briefings and present information to internal and external stakeholders regarding trends, issues and opportunities

Contact (types and levels - internal and external)
  • External contacts may include executive, senior and mid-level professionals at community colleges, high schools, and associations, and current and prospective students
  • Internal contacts may include fellow APUS employees up to and including the executive level and APUS students

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution required, Master's Degree, preferred
  • Prior new business development experience in an academic setting, preferred
  • Prior higher ed experience, preferred
  • Experience with BD and / or account management of community colleges and high school accounts
  • Four to six years' experience with demonstrated success in account management, business development, corporate outreach or lead generation; preferably in the education industry
  • Must be fluent in Microsoft Office applications and use standard electronic resources
  • Experience with, preferred

About Us:

American Public University System (APUS) is an Online University based in Charles Town, WV. Our company has over 100,000 students. Our emphasis is educating our nation's military and public services communities with quality and affordable education. APUS provides partnership and commitment in helping students realize the dream of a higher education and the opportunities that brings.

It is the policy of American Public University System (APUS) to afford equal opportunity to all qualified persons. We treat all qualified individuals equally as to their recruitment, hiring, assignments, advancements, compensation, and all other terms and conditions of employment. American Public University System (APUS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, or sensory disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Colorado, California, Washington and NYC Pay Transparency Statement

If you are a resident of Colorado, California, Washington or New York City and this role is available remotely, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request. Please send an email to

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