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Strategic Partnership Coordinator

Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR

Job - Education

Close Date: 11/01/2019

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Working at Lewis & Clark College

The campus is located on 137 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in Portland’s southwest hills. Our strong commitment to sustainability is reinforced through recycling programs, energy conservation, alternative transportation options, and farm to fork initiatives. For benefit-eligible positions, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes options for health, dental, vision, tuition, life insurance, retirement and more.

Lewis & Clark College is committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or age.

Job Purpose

The Strategic Partnership Coordinator (SPC) is responsible for establishing and maintaining strategic partnerships with schools, districts, and other universities in support of the Graduate School’s education programs. The Coordinator collaborates with faculty and the Strategic Partnerships and Placement Office staff to place graduate students in school sites. The Coordinator also works to establish and expand partnerships related to inservice programming and professional development offerings. Through this work, the Coordinator will support the vision and mission of the graduate school.

What You'll Do

Establish, sustain, and deepen strategic partnerships with schools, districts, and universities to promote graduate school programs and build productive relationships with administrators, teachers, school counselors, and school psychologists.
Collaborate with graduate school faculty, along with the Placement Coordinator and Director of Strategic Partnerships and Placement, to place graduate candidates in school sites.
Maintain accurate and complete data on partnership communication and placement records.
Collaborate with the Director of the Center for Community Engagement on education-related programming for working professionals.

Must Haves

Master’s degree in education or related field
Knowledge of data management systems.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software and ability to build Excel spreadsheets.
Five years of experience working in or with k-12 schools, three years of experience working on teams to build partnerships between higher education and schools/districts.
Demonstrated ability to communicate, interact, and collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, students, and community partners.
Ability to work independently and in a self-directed manner on complex assignments.
Ability to carry out responsibilities in alignment with the social justice mission of the Graduate School.

Nice to Haves

3 years of experience working with educator endorsement/licensure programs, e.g., ESOL, Special Education, Teacher Leadership, Educational Administration

Work Schedule

37.5 hours per week
Benefits Eligible: Yes

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Physical Requirements

The job works primarily at a desk or is otherwise involved in activities requiring little lifting, climbing or working in tiring positions
Sitting, standing, driving, walking, grasping/gripping, pinching/squeezing, reaching, repetitive hand movements (e.g., typing), seeing, talking, hearing

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The College explicitly acknowledges and affirms its conviction that diversity with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin, socio-economic background, religious orientation or spirituality, physical or sensory disability, gender, and sexual orientation on the Lewis & Clark campus provides an educational benefit for all students that can be realized only if students and education professionals from diverse backgrounds are present in significant numbers within our learning community. In creating and sustaining such a community, we engage, to the extent possible, in practices that will ensure a high degree of diversity on our campus, simultaneously meeting the highest standards of academic excellence of which we are capable.

Reasonable Accommodation

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Background Check

Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the finalist, which will include a criminal record check. If a conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the conviction is related to the position for which the individual is applying or would present safety or security risks before an employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment.

Eligibility to Work

In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals (no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result in immediate termination of employment.

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