Director, Strategic Initiatives, Peirce College

Posted by Peirce College on January 15, 2019

DUTIES: This position is responsible for strengthening and expanding the College’s enrollment and revenue growth through various channels. Responsibilities include the development and management of corporate and third party course provider initiatives to achieve the College’s corporate market new student enrollment goals. The position is also responsible for developing and managing the College’s regional workforce development pipelines. Serving as an external-facing relationship manager, this position works collaboratively with Strategic Partnerships and Community Relations to develop workforce strategies yielding community impact investments in the College. As a senior level connector, this position also works with Alumni Relations, Grant Writing, Admissions, Student Services, and Academic Affairs to develop and achieve the College’s institutional goals.

REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree required/Master’s degree preferred with a minimum of seven (7) years business development experience in strategic partnerships, workforce development, higher education, account management, and/or related career field. Demonstrated ability to identify and cultivate senior-level relationships with internal and external clients. Ability to develop and execute human capital-based business development strategies, plans, and assessments. Sales experience a plus. Understanding of sound budgeting principles and practices required. Demonstrated ability in areas of leadership, management, problem solving, and organization skills. Exemplary Customer Service orientation and interpersonal skills and creativity. Ability to work in fast-paced environment while being flexible, collaborative, and able to adjust in a rapidly changing environment. Strong project and time management skills to enable the accomplishment of many tasks on a concurrent basis. Excellent oral and written communications. Proficiency in Windows operating environment along with current Microsoft Office Suite, as knowledge of Salesforce or comparable platform, and the ability to learn and use other current applications.

STATUS: Regular Full-Time/Exempt

HOURS: Day, evening, and weekend responsibilities, as required.

REPORTS TO: Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Institutional Advancement

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