Director of Partnerships & Policy

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

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Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Director of Partnerships & Policy

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Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Director of Partnerships & Policy
Position Number 611572
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track No
FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months
If time limited, duration date
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
Partnerships & Policy is responsible for working with a variety of internal and external constituencies to advocate for NCCU in achieving its mission of teaching, extension and engagement. These constituents include, but are not limited to the following:
federal, state and local governments; UNC System Office; NCCU faculty, staff, students, and alumni; educational institutions; community leaders; businesses and industries in the Research Triangle and City of Raleigh; and counties throughout North Carolina.
Primary Purpose of Position
This position has primary responsibility for fostering, supporting, and expanding the University’s relationships within the local community, the County national, state, regional, and local governmental and non-governmental organizations that can strengthen the University in its ability to deliver educational and research programs in support of its mission. The Director will represent the University by advancing its priorities with members of the General Assembly and members of Congress and their staffs, and federal/state agency administrators. In addition, the position will interact closely with the UNC General Administration to coordinate the University’s actions on both state and federal policy and funding matters. The Director will report to the Chief of Staff with a dotted line to the Chancellor and will serve as a key part of the University Planning Council.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Demonstrated success in monitoring, informing and influencing policy at the county, state and federal levels of government and with higher education, industry and research related organizations. Experience in relationship building and strong oral and written communication skills are essential. Must be able to handle a fast-paced workplace environment and be adept in engaging diverse constituencies.
Minimum Education/Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from an appropriately accredited institution and five years of related legislative relations and/or economic development experience.
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Function Public Service
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Developing, cultivating and maintaining partnerships. The employee will help to advance the vision and strategic direction of NCCU, promote the public image of the organization, create new and lasting partnerships, and increase financial sustainability.
Function Public Service
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Attends Board Meetings – On the Board for Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce, Step Up Durham. On the Advisory Team for Made in Durham, works with NCDOT HBCU program to try to get students to major in Engineering. Developing, cultivating and maintaining relationships.
Function Public Service
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
This position also works closely with senior campus leadership (VC, Deans) on the development and cross-promotion of events and elite guests. NCCU is a part of the State & Federal Relations Council. Position will attend bi-monthly meetings when they are not in session, and weekly meetings when they are in session.
Function Public Service
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Community Engagement & Partnerships – Plans and executes meetings, tours, information sessions to Dignitaries, Legislature, local officials that have never been to NCCU before. Puts the program together, arranges transportation and logistics, catering, arrange speakers (BBRI, BRITE). Have Deans present what’s new at NCCU.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA03110P
Open Date 02/05/2024
Date desired for closing or initial review
Close Date 02/19/2024
Open Until Filled No
Date Position Available 03/11/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
  4. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)

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