The Director of Community Relations represents the University and its interests through relationships with businesses, neighborhoods, non-profits, community leaders and individuals in Orange County. As the primary manager of community-related issues, the Director informs and advises key University leaders on effective responses and keeps community members informed about University initiatives that may affect them.
Education and Experience:
Five years or more experience in local government, higher education and community relations. Knowledge of common Town of Chapel Hill / University (Town/Gown) issues such as economic development, affordable housing, transit and other planning and public policy issues. Ability to work independently and proactively, often without guidance or direction. Ability to be effective in a collaborative, higher education setting and in varied community settings. Willingness to attend community and local government meetings and events that often take place on nights and weekends. Exhibit integrity, sincerity, and willingness to advocate for the interests of the University. Exceptional written and oral communication skills across different platforms.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 151365
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