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Asst Dir Industry Engagement

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Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Portland, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Business Administration/Management, Executive/Management/Director

Department: Lundquist College of Business, Sports Product Management Program
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Compensation Band: OS-OA04-Fiscal Year 2018-2019
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
March 1, 2019; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with your online application, please upload:
1) a cover letter that describes how you meet all minimum and any applicable preferred qualifications;
2) a written statement that gives work examples that illustrate how you meet the professional competencies of the position (uploaded in the supplemental questions field); and
3) a resume that includes contact information for three professional references.

Department Summary
Since 1914 the Charles H. Lundquist College of Business has taught its students the critical skills they need to think for themselves, to be leaders in a dynamic world, and to make better decisions on behalf of the people and resources they manage. We are a top business school with a unique mission and vision that draws strength from our links to the Pacific Rim and the distinctive qualities of Oregon culture: innovation, sustainability, active lifestyles, financial stewardship, and respect for individuality and diversity within an increasingly global community.

Position Summary
The Assistant Director of Industry Engagement for the Sports Product Management (SPM) program of the Lundquist College of Business is responsible for building and managing long-term relationships with hundreds of employers in the sports product industry. The purpose of these relationships is to provide paid internships and full-time jobs to SPM students and graduates. Additionally, this role is responsible for maintaining relevant industry contacts and relationships to:
1. Create and maintain ongoing corporate internship programs that meet the needs of SPM students.
2. Build a pipeline for critical program roles, including industry advisors, mentors, and coaches.
3. Identify and track industry experts for possible faculty openings, adjunct instructor opportunities, workshop leaders, guest lecturers, and program staff roles.
4. Contribute to recruitment of workshop and executive education program attendees.
5. Manage data related to all relevant industry contacts.

In addition, the Assistant Director is responsible for delivering Career Development content to SPM students through a series of Brown Bag presentations, workshops, mock interview sessions and networking events. The Assistant Director will also work with LCB Career Services staff on shared programming, data and tools as relevant and needed.

Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in business, education, liberal arts or other related areas.
• Three years of work experience in a corporate/industry environment.
• Experience with recruitment and/or human resources.

Professional Competencies
• A dynamic, professional demeanor with exceptional organization, written and public speaking skills.
• Ability to exercise independent judgement.
• Ability to multitask. Exceptional time management skills.
• Exhibit a motivated/enthusiastic work style.
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
• Ability to work non-traditional work hours including evenings, holidays or weekends.
• Ability to develop partnerships within higher education and industry settings is essential.
• Ability to effectively and efficiently work remotely.

Preferred Qualifications
• Master’s degree in human resources or equivalent career counseling and job search advising experience.
• Demonstrated experience working in higher education setting is strongly desirable.
• An established network of sports product industry contacts is very helpful.

FLSA Exempt: Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

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