Business Relationship Coordinator

Job description

Position Statement:

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of over 12,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students in 2017, including both residential and commuter students. GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

Position Title:
Business Relationship Coordinator

Job Category:

School of Business - 6010620

Academic Affairs

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume

The Business Relationship Coordinator for the School of Business (SBA) is committed to building and developing relationships with local and state businesses to connect students with potential internships and employers. The position will ensure the various external constituencies of the School are engaged in activities that help maintain visibility and effectiveness to the business arena; to connect business, alumni, and our students; and to build the career opportunity resources of the School of Business in an effort to foster business relationships in an effort to bridge students with employers and potential internship opportunities.


  • Assist the Dean of the School of Business (SBA) in establishing and strengthening relationships with external businesses to connect students with potential internships and employers
  • Facilitate the activities of the SBA Board of Visitors, student engagement activities, and events
  • Assist in identifying and developing internship and career opportunities for SBA students
  • Assist with the collection of SBA alumni information
  • Plan, implement, and promote SBA alumni programs
  • Assist with development and planning of programming involving SBA Centers and the business arena
  • Collect and report key metrics
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:



  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years of work experience


  • Master's degree in business-related field
  • Previous experience and/or education in sales, marketing, communications, alumni relations, event planning, or related area
  • Experience working in higher education environment


  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and foster relationships with businesses

Position Disclosure:

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and credit check if applicable to the position, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

Physical, Environmental, and Travel Demands

Position may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations

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Job No:
Posted: 5/9/2018
Application Due: 7/8/2018
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