The Director of Academic Admissions Partnerships is responsible for cultivating, managing, and coordinating the partnerships process between the University and external organizations. This position plays a crucial role in establishing and maintaining partnerships with universities and colleges, community organizations and other healthcare institutions. The director works to identify new partnership opportunities that promote the University’s admission profile that will grow the applicant pool for all University programs.
Located in Henderson, Nevada, approximately twenty-five minutes from the notorious Las Vegas strip, Touro University Nevada is a non-profit medical, health sciences, and education graduate university focused on positively impacting our community in healthcare and education. Our values surrounding social justice, intellectual pursuit, and service to humanity are steadfast and are clearly visible in the actions of our students, faculty, staff, and graduates.
We invite you to apply to our position for consideration to join the ranks of our diverse, talented, and professional staff and faculty. Please visit the tun.touro.edu/administration/human-resources website where you can see a comprehensive listing of optional benefits and Human Resources contact information.
- Partnership Agreement Development
- Identify and establish potential partnership opportunities with external organizations that align with the university's strategic admissions goals.
- Maintain effective relationships with external partners to foster collaboration and mutual benefits.
- Coordinate meetings and discussions between university representatives and external partners to discuss partnership agreement terms and conditions.
- Conduct research on industry trends and best practices related to admissions agreements to inform decision-making processes
- Partnership Agreement Management
- Develop, implement, and maintain a process by which external partnerships are created
- Review and negotiate partnership agreements to ensure alignment with university admissions goals
- Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including faculty members, department heads, and legal counsel, to ensure agreement terms meet academic program needs.
- Maintain accurate records of all partnership agreements
- Coordinate with the university affiliation representative and legal council if partners desire to pursue a formal affiliation that include renewal dates, amendments, and termination clauses.
- Develop partnering agreement Memo’s of Understanding (MOUs) and operating plans for implementation.
- Work closely with the Office of Admissions by doing various admissions related projects and outreach efforts to assist in helping the University meet each enrollment goal.
- Compliance and Documentation
- Stay updated on relevant laws, regulations, accreditation standards, and industry guidelines related to agreements.
- Ensure that all agreements comply with legal requirements, accreditation standards, and university policies.
- Collaborate with legal counsel to review complex or high-risk agreements.
- Serve as a point of contact for faculty members, staff, students, and external partners regarding partnership or affiliation agreement inquiries.
- Provide guidance and support to university administration, faculty and staff involved in the agreement process.
- Actively engages in the advancement of the University
- Promotes and represents the University at local, state, and national events (attending and participating in conferences, serving as a speaker/presenter, networking with colleagues to foster program development, participating in various community opportunities, etc.).
- Refers to and coordinates in advance with the Office of Advancement/Public Relations team on all media contacts, communications, and/or interactions to include message, promotion, etc. in which asked to serve as an official representative, content expert, or spokesperson on behalf of the University.
- Coordination in advance with the Office of Advancement on all Touro related legislative issues to include contact with the national, state, and local government officials, whether in official University capacity or with a national, state or local organization.
- Serves on various committees and teams within the University as assigned (attending meetings, contributing to discussions, sharing/exchanging information, and leading constituents toward goal attainment).
- Is knowledgeable of and remains in compliance with all institutional policies and procedures as outlined in the Faculty Handbook for Touro University Nevada.
- Ability to travel to other colleges and universities, as well as any other identified organizations to meet with key stakeholders.
- Teaches up to 25 lecture hours per academic year.
Skills & Abilities:
- Academic Doctoral Degree is preferred (Ph.D., EdD, DSc, etc.,)
- 3 years of experience in a health science or college of medicine in a faculty leadership role.
- Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
- Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management abilities.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
- Proficiency in using computer software and databases for managing agreements and generating reports.