Senior Associate Director of Industry Relationship and
Officer of Administration
Sports Product Management Program,
Lundquist College of Business
Appointment Type and Duration:
Application Review Begins
April 18, 2022; position open until filled (updated)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please include the following documents with your online
1. A resume/CV.
2. 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.
3. 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.
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.
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.
The Senior Associate Director of Industry Relationships and
Engagement sets and drives Sports Product Management Program (SPM)
industry and admissions strategy and manages career exploration for
the SPM in Portland, Oregon. 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.
The Senior Associate Director reports to the Director of SPM and
supervises two graduate recruiters, an events coordinator, and at
times, student employees.
Occasional travel and frequent evening and weekend work are
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution 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
- Three years of supervisory experience.
- Expertise in developing and implementing experiential learning
opportunities, such as internships, workshops, and industry
- A dynamic, professional demeanor with exceptional communication
skills - written and oral.
- Ability to exercise independent judgment.
- Ability to multitask and exceptional time management
- Ability to work independently and in a team
- Ability to analyze data/trends and translate them into
- Excellent listener/high emotional intelligence.
- Ability to effectively and efficiently work
- Ability to develop partnerships within a higher education
setting and throughout the community.
- 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
- Experience working with career services in higher education and
utilizing software platforms: Handshake, Salesforce, or similar
FLSA Exempt: Yes
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background inquiry.
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package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about
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action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/529102/senior-associate-director-of-industry-relationship-and-engagement