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Associate Director of Corporate Outreach & New Engagement - College of Engineering

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The Integrated Innovation Institute at Carnegie Mellon University breaks down the silos that impede innovation. We believe that by uniting the disciplines of engineering, design, and business, we can build impactful solutions that create value for real people.

We are currently searching for a motivated Associate Director of Corporate Outreach & New Engagement to join the team at the Integrated Innovation Institute. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who thrives in an interesting and challenging work environment. You will contribute to the department supporting holistic engagement with corporations and determine key partnership opportunities across the III portfolio of programs, and other such tasks as assigned to you.

Your core responsibilities will include:
  • Establishing and maintaining holistic database for all corporate relations engagement with easy access for iii staff and faculty to promote collaboration.

  • Securing corporate sponsors for IPD Capstone course each spring term

  • Building upon current corporate relationships to further the reach of iii Online Certificates

  • Collaborating with CPDC & iii Program Directors to Implement systematic outreach to highly engaged companies before/after each internship cycle.

  • Conducting review/audit iii Company Engagement holistically each semester

  • Creating repeatable process for corporate outreach for each portfolio channel

  • Collaborating with staff and faculty to meet overall iii goals.

  • Engaging with cold-call requests from industry about opportunities at the III.

  • Connecting with others who support corporate relations/outreach in the CMU community

  • Other duties as assigned.

Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the College of Engineering. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.

You should demonstrate:
  • High attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong analytical and evaluation skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Bachelor’s degree, Masters degree preferred

  • 3-5 years of fundraising experience

  • Higher education experience (not required, but a plus).
    • A combination of education and relevant experience from which comparable knowledge is demonstrated may be considered.

  • Successful background check

Joining the CMU team opens the door to an array of exceptional benefits, available to all full-time Carnegie Mellon University employees. Experience the full spectrum of advantages, from comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance to enticing retirement savings programs. Unlock your potential with tuition benefits, and take well-deserved breaks with generous paid time off and holidays. Rest easy knowing you're covered by life and accidental death and disability insurance. For a comprehensive overview of the benefits awaiting you, explore: .

At Carnegie Mellon, we value the whole package when extending offers of employment. Beyond just credentials, we consider the role & responsibilities, your invaluable work experience, and the knowledge gained through education and training. We acknowledge and appreciate your unique key skills and the diverse perspectives you bring. Our commitment to fostering an inclusive work environment means we also account for geographic differentials. Your journey with us is about more than just a job; it’s about finding the perfect fit for your professional growth and personal aspirations.

Are you interested in this exciting opportunity?! Apply today!


Pittsburgh, PA

Job Function

Corporate and Foundation Relations

Position Type

Staff – Regular

Full Time/Part time

Full time

Pay Basis


More Information:
  • Please visit Why Carnegie Mellon to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.

  • Click here to view a listing of employee benefits

  • Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran .

  • Statement of Assurance


Carnegie Mellon Univesity

Carnegie Mellon University challenges the curious and passionate to imagine and deliver work that matters.

A private, global research university, Carnegie Mellon stands among the world's most renowned educational institutions, and sets its own course. Start the journey here.

Over the past 10 years, more than 400 startups linked to CMU have raised more than $7 billion in follow-on funding. Those investment numbers are especially high because of the sheer size of Pittsburgh’s growing autonomous vehicles cluster – including Uber, Aurora, Waymo and Motional – all of which are here because of their strong ties to CMU.

With cutting-edge brain science, path-breaking performances, innovative startups, driverless cars, big data, big ambitions, Nobel and Turing prizes, hands-on learning, and a whole lot of robots, CMU doesn't imagine the future, we create it. 

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