Director of University Partnerships and Business Connections

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-02-20
Req: R100029696
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Where Excellence Meets Purpose

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful purpose to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value.  Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University has been named on Forbes's Best Employers list for two consecutive years, and is the only university in Florida to receive this honor.

This position supports the Vice President of Hemispheric and Global Affairs, to develop the strategies and key initiatives to build and/or enhance global partnerships consistent with UM’s strategic plan.  The role will set the steps to find, establish and implement successful international partnerships (with higher education institutions, business organizations, government organizations, non-governmental organizations, multinational organizations). For each partnership goals will be set as well as time-frames for achievement. Similarly, the process to download the partnership relationship within UM will have to be designed, so as to take the most advantage for each relationship. Partnerships with Universities, Corporate sector, NGOs, Governments, international organizations, etc.

Definition of goals and criteria to evaluate and find appropriate partnerships. Strategic planning on partnerships and metrics. Due diligence, criteria for new partnerships. Analysis of existing partnerships performance, and follow up on outcomes of new partnerships Strategic planning on new  and old partnerships Engagement and dialogue  with Schools to find needs, desires of new partnerships, and an  evaluation of existing partnerships Special attention to the creation of internships and other opportunities for students from UM.  Assurance of promotion and development of partnerships within UM (schools, colleges, etc.). Work with Vice-President for expanding the relations with multinationals, international, national and local partners for the creation of international opportunities.  Strategic plan to address these relations and the outcomes desired from them. Work with relevant leaders of UM on accreditation, logistics, dual degrees possibilities, etc. that might arise from new or old partnership projects.

•    Bachelor’s Degree.
•    Minimum of 5 years’ experience.

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Posted: 2/21/2019
Application Due: 5/28/2019
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