Assistant Dean for External Relations - College of Science & Health - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 41040

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under supervision and direction of the Dean of the College of Science & Health, the Assistant Dean for External Relations will: represent the College to external parties, including business leaders, government leaders, philanthropists, and educators; build excellent public relations with local, regional, national, and international businesses, educational institutions, government entities, and other appropriate organizations; coordinate college-level interactions and presentations with external science and health experts and leaders in business, government, and education; represent the dean at various functions within the University and in the community; contribute as an integral member of the College leadership by providing and critiquing input on strategic directions; work within the framework of a development plan to support College initiatives; and work with the dean and dean's staff to establish appropriate development priorities.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
-Develop a base of support for the College of Science & Health with business, industry, government, and educational partners.
-Add to the network of supporters of the College of Science & Health, and make appropriate introductions to the dean, faculty, and other representatives of the University.
-Work with industry leaders to assess employment trends.
-Engage in appropriate community and professional organizations and events to bring positive attention to the College and University.
-Provide management support to key programs, especially those requiring interaction with external organizations.
-Coordinate public outreach activities, including student recruitment, public education, and other outreach functions.
-Develop and maintain a list of College alumni for efficient communication.
-Organize and build leadership of the College of Science & Health Advisory Board.
-With collaboration of College leadership, direct the preparation and implementation of an approved development plan for the College of Science & Health.
-Work collaboratively with appropriate individuals and organizations at UVU to achieve the goals of the College and of the University.
-Travel as assigned to represent the College at various functions around the country, likewise represent the dean internally as assigned at various community events and functions.
-Work University-wide to provide leadership development for department chairs, and to provide consulting support to campus-wide initiatives.
-Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a minimum of a master's degree, doctoral degree preferred, in business, education, or a field of science.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Demonstrated ability to work with business and community leaders. Successful experience in development activities including identification and cultivation of relationships with leaders in science, healthcare, education, government, business, and potential and existing donors.
Ability to organize and carry out major projects involving interaction with internal and external organizations and individuals.
Knowledge of University operations, governance, and culture.
Demonstrated ability to represent the dean and the interests of the College.
Ability to plan and carryout various events important to the College.
Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
Ability to work well with others.

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Other
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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