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Associate Vice President, Corporate Partnerships

Apply now Job no: 502223
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: Digital Learning & Mobility Strategy

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.

About the Opportunity:

Reporting to the Vice President and Senior Vice Chancellor, Digital Learning and Mobility Strategy, the Associate Vice President for Corporate Partnerships will assume leadership within the B2B (Business-to-Business) unit, providing the vision, strategy and operational direction to establish an external partnership strategy for Northeastern that supports strategic B2B goals.


The associate vice president will be committed to developing our base and growing our pipeline through implementation and execution of a sophisticated strategy, creative planning and problem-solving.He or she will oversee a results-oriented team responsible for executing on NU’s B2B strategy to achieve our ambitious objectives.


  • Master's degree in business, technology, or engineering required.
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience, including previous experience working with executive-level leaders.
  • Higher education, corporate strategic planning, and/or business partnership development experience required.
  • Progressively responsible leadership in a high-energy environment developing and working with an innovation leadership agenda.
  • Experience leading diverse teams preferred.
  • Strong analytical abilities.
  • Highly-developed communication and presentation skills (written/verbal)
  • Strong problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to work independently and make decisions in a timely manner based on thoughtful analysis and critical judgment.
  • Organizational tact and diplomacy; possesses superb interpersonal skills required to develop close relationships with external partners and key influencers around campus and the broader University.
  • Demonstrated ability to build internal and external collaborations, finding solutions benefiting all parties and focusing on long-term success over short-term results.
  • Ability to serve as an ambassador for the University in the region; representing the Dean and campus strategic interests when appropriate.

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Additional Information:

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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