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Department: 260501 - State Relations
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The Assistant Vice Chancellor for External Affairs will report directly to the Vice Chancellor for External Affairs, Partnerships and Economic Development and will be a member of the Vice Chancellor's leadership team.
The Assistant Vice Chancellor will provide leadership oversight and coordination of the operational and financial activities of the division, including budgetary and human resources management, data analytics/reporting and supervision of the division's Business Officer. This position will assist in the coordination of division activities and collaborate on division projects, initiatives and/or events with the division's leadership team.
In collaboration with the Vice Chancellor, division leadership team and campus partners, the Assistant Vice Chancellor will develop and implement an external affairs and economic development strategy shaped by institutional priorities. This strategic approach further cultivates industry corporate and government partnerships and stimulates economic growth, innovation and multi-disciplinary research.
This position will also engage with the Chancellor, Vice Chancellors, Deans, senior leadership, faculty, staff and students across campus to successfully advocate on their behalf to a diverse group of external stakeholders, and ensure coordination of government relations interests and/or needs across the University as appropriate. In addition, the Assistant Vice Chancellor will assist with the development of university legislative priorities. This includes assistance with policy and budget requests and strategy development to the members of the General Assembly, U.S. Congress, the Council of State, Raleigh City Council, Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and the Wake County Commissioners, concerning issues that are critical to NC State as well as the impact of any proposed legislation.
Other duties as assigned
Requires a relevant post-Baccalaureate degree with a minimum of three (3) years or greater of related professional experience, or a relevant undergraduate degree and a minimum of five (5) years or greater of relevant experience may be substituted for the advanced degree.
Demonstrated success in monitoring, informing and influencing policy at the county, state and federal levels of government and with higher education, industry and research related organizations. Experience in relationship building and strong oral and written communication skills are essential. Must be able to handle a fast-paced workplace environment and be adept in engaging diverse constituencies.
Related experience in higher education is preferred.
Required license or certification:
Position Number: 00007923
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