Assistant Director - Corporate Engagement - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Senior Director of Development, supports and collaborates closely with the Dean/Leader of their assigned college/unit. As a member of the University’s central development enterprise, will be assigned to lead the corporate sponsorship efforts for their assigned unit.

Operating within approved University and Foundation guidelines and strategy is responsible for identifying, qualifying and directly soliciting for approved sponsorships and stewarding contributors. Provides support to the Dean of the College in planning, organizing, and implementing engagement-focused academic events for the unit. Oversees all events sponsored by the College of their assigned unit to ensure compliance with University policies, risk management, legal codes and affecting liability and regulations governing financial responsibility.

Manages all features of event planning, marketing, and production from inception to post-event assessment (including but not restricted to, budgeting, physical layout, invitation list development, RSVP tracking, seating planning, program development and scheduling, ticketing, marketing, promotion, catering, audiovisual services, special needs, event or speaker security).

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a directly related field and three years experience related to the Summary of Duties or a combination of education and/or experience totaling seven years.


Knowledge of and direct experience with fund raising procedures, techniques, and the ability to apply this knowledge in personal fund raising.
Strong knowledge of effective web-based search engines and search strategies.
Knowledge of academic operations, governance, and culture.


Skill in standard office productivity software, which must include MS Office programs.
Effective problem solving and decision-making skills.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Exceptional interpersonal skills.
Skill in public relations and marketing.
Skill in working in or with corporate culture.
Skill in event planning, organization, implementation, and assessment.
Skill with administration, including methods and techniques for the preparation and analysis of budgets and the review of expenditure with conformity with budgets.
Strong strategic planner and critical thinker skills.


Demonstrated ability to work with business, philanthropic, and community leaders.
Ability to plan effective development strategies for donors.
Ability to think conceptually, globally, and understand the comprehensive operation of an institution of higher education.
Ability to appropriately represent the dean/unit leader and the interests of their unit.
Ability to effectively manage records and databases.
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Ability to be exceptionally collaborative and team-focused; possess a professional outlook and keen sense of accountability for their efforts; and be highly energetic, focused, and outcome-oriented.
Ability to effectively supervise others.
Ability to freely navigate the entire Orem campus, visits other campus locations, and attends local and national meetings and events.

Pay Range

$41,804 to $55,739 annually

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

  • Development
  • Assistant Director - Corporate Engagement
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Development and Fund Raising
  • Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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