Director, Office of Engagement & Head of the Institute for Rural Partnerships

The University of Vermont
February 24, 2023
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Advertising/Posting Title Director, Office of Engagement & Head of the Institute for Rural Partnerships

Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are required to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. Posting Summary

The Director will be a creative and high-level thinker, skilled communicator, strategist, and visible force for rural and economic development issues on campus. The Director will develop key relationships, both formally and informally, across the university, and work closely with other university leaders to collaboratively develop and implement a shared strategic vision across a complex institution to drive organizational change, engagement and partnership development. In addition, the position holder will hold a highly visible public role for the university and advance UVM relationships with key stakeholders and constituencies throughout Vermont and the region.

As a leader, the office holder will broaden and develop UVM's land grant mission in collaboration with UVM leadership, and oversee, directly or indirectly, new economic and workforce development initiatives, projects and programs.

The Director of the Office of Engagement & Head of the Institute for Rural Partnerships will report directly to the Vice President for Research.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Masters Degree in a related field or considerable experience in rural economic and community development. Seven to ten years management experience required.

Desirable Qualifications

The desired candidate will possess a background in promoting community and economic development, including familiarity with any or all of the following specific areas:

· PhD in related field

· regenerative agriculture,

· rural public transportation and housing,

· rural infrastructure,

· lake and forest ecosystem resiliency,

· telehealth-remote health delivery

· and/or the development of innovative policy and governance strategies that optimize broad participation and ownership or community solutions,

Other Information

Some light travel is required.

Special Conditions External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees FLSA Exempt Payband Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 87000.00 Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 182700.00 Staff Hiring Band Union Position No

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date 12/20/2022

Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.) 02/24/2023 Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Classified Executive

Posting Number S4063PO Department Office of Engagement/10020 Position Number 00026374 Employee FTE 1.0 Employee Term 12

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