Reporting to the Office of the President, this position will oversee community and government relations for American University. The AVP of Community and Government Relations will serve as the point person for coordinating the development and oversight of the new campus plan and will work closely with core stakeholders across the university. The incumbent will direct strategic engagement with our neighboring communities and also co-chair community related committees as needed.
The AVP will work collaboratively on efforts to monitor and enhance AU’s engagement with the local and federal governments and will further develop AU’s collaborative relationships with other local colleges and universities.
This position will supervise the Director of Community Relations
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Division Leader B
Commensurate with experience
Required Education and Experience
10+ years of relevant experience
Experience in DC Gov agencies or Councilmember’s office
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check
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Internal Number: 15180
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A global outlook, practical idealism, and a passion for public service define American University. American University is a private doctoral institution situated in a residential neighborhood of northwest Washington, D.C. Our academic strengths are grounded in social responsibility and a commitment to cultural and intellectual diversity.