Executive Director -Strategic Partnerships
Albany, NY | Remote |
The Strategic Partnership and Alliances unit at Excelsior cultivates, builds, and maintains relationships with corporations, government agencies, NGOs, and other organizations. The primary goal of these relationships is to build enrollment pipelines while honing Excelsior programs and curricula to provide employers with skilled and prepared workers. The Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships oversees this broad and expansive relationship process. They build and maintain strong relationships inside and outside of Excelsior and act as a lead proponent of the benefits of a college degree through Excelsior University.
This Executive Director reports to the Chief of Staff and works closely with the Provost, the Vice President for Enrollment Management & Marketing, deans, and other academic and administrative leaders. The Executive Director is responsible for planning and implementing strategic engagements with key partners to generate student enrollments at Excelsior University and to build mutually beneficial relationships. Although the bottom-line metric for the success of this position is enrollment and revenue generation, the quality and durability of Excelsior-employer partnerships is also critical. Hence, the Executive Director must pay careful attention to service, engagement, and other relational virtues.
Excelsior University enrolls thousands of active and veteran members of the armed services. The executive director supervises approximately fourteen individuals, including Excelsior military outreach staff, manages Directors, and other Strategic Partnerships staff.
While there is preference for this full-time position to be based in the university’s Albany, NY main offices, a remote arrangement with at least initial bi-weekly travel to Albany will also be considered. This role also requires extensive overnight travel throughout the country to visit sites with concentrations of students, staff and current and potential partners.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes the following:
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Excelsior University offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package that includes paid time off, retirement, and excellent health insurance. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, and the names of three professional references. Please submit requested information by clicking the Apply Now button on this page.
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