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The Center for Academic Innovation at the University of Michigan is seeking a qualified Partnerships Manager to identify and facilitate new business development opportunities and partnerships to enhance our open, online, and hybrid learning strategy and engage millions of learners around the world and on campus. As a member of the Partnership Development team, the Partnerships Manager will have an opportunity to build sustainable partnerships with industry, government and nonprofit organizations that align their priorities with learning innovation, and to facilitate strategic partnerships with academic units and faculty within the University of Michigan to advance lifelong learning. The Partnerships Manager will report to the Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships.
About the Center for Academic Innovation
The Center for Academic Innovation is where creativity and the University of Michigan's aspirations for societal impact combine to reimagine the future of higher education. Through curricular innovation, educational data and research, and educational technology, we position U-M as a global leader in academic innovation to create and inspire change in higher education and to reinforce an engaged and informed society.
About Online Learning at CAI
The Online Learning group within CAI consists of five teams that collaborate with others across the Center and University to develop online learning experiences that support the future of education for a global community. We work with faculty and academic unit leaders to envision how they can expand the reach and effect, grow teaching, and support greater access and lifelong learning through the design of integrated online learning experiences. Our teams focus on the following areas:
For more information, please visit our website: Academic Innovation.
Growing Adoption of Open Content, Hybrid Programs, and Online Degrees
Expand the Non-credit Learning Portfolio on Michigan Online
The general salary range for this position is $75,000 - $80,000. You can expect to be paid a great compensation package. Factors used to determine salary include education level and experience for the position and internal equity within the unit. You are encouraged to discuss salary questions to honor agreement and transparency throughout the recruiting process.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The Center for Academic Innovation (CAI) is committed to inclusion in our organizational work, culture, climate, and the products we create. We strive to recruit a diverse team as a reflection of our commitment to our work designing equitable and inclusive learning and work environments that are necessary for the university community to make progress on solving societal challenges. CAI draws on each of our team member's unique backgrounds and experiences to guide our everyday work in the center, and our team collaborates with students, staff, and faculty on projects that center our commitment to DEIJ work. All interested applicants, including those from groups historically marginalized by educational privilege, are encouraged to apply.
Organizational Statement on Harassment
We believe all individuals deserve to be treated with respect and have the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes mutual respect and a safe space for collaboration. Any concerns shared with Individuals with Reporting Obligations in the Center for Academic Innovation will be reported to the Equity, Civil Rights, & Title IX Office to be reviewed and addressed, and the Center for Academic Innovation encourages reporting of any forms of harassment including sexual and gender-based harassment.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third-party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Job openings are posted for at least seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
Applications will be reviewed as received throughout the posting period and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.