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Assistant Vice Chancellor for Industry Partnerships and Executive Director of ETIC 212-16

Job Announcement No: 212-16 

Posting Date: November 26, 2012

Closing Date: Position is open until filled – priority will be given to applications received by December 31, 2012

Title: Assistant Vice Chancellor for Industry Partnerships and Executive Director of ETIC

Salary: $100,000 - $132,000, depending on experience

FTE: 1.00

Location: This position is located on the Portland State University campus in Portland, OR.


The Assistant Vice Chancellor for Industry Partnerships will be responsible for fostering and brokering projects and programs that link OUS academic programs with research, and service the needs of a diverse set of Oregon industries. The Assistant Vice Chancellor will work closely with OUS institutions and members of the Chancellor’s Office to identify industry collaborations, including those with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields, health care, forestry, and other prominent or emerging Oregon industries. This position reports to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Strategies, and works in close collaboration with the Chancellor’s Executive Cabinet.


  • Graduate degree in an applicable field.

  • Three to five years of demonstrated experience operating a unit with increasing levels of responsibility.

  • Broad exposure to industry trends, particularly as they pertain to the state of Oregon, and demonstrated experience working with leaders across these industries.

  • Established industry & government contacts and proven ability to create partnerships.


  • Experience managing and overseeing budgets with multiple, dynamic funding sources.

  • Familiarity with OUS educational programs and formation.

  • Experience working with a Board of Advisors/Directors.

  • Success in providing legislative testimony and building legislative relationships

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For consideration submit an Oregon University System employment application, a cover letter highlighting your qualifications, and your current resume. Employment applications can be obtained by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (541) 346-5832 or from our employment opportunities website at http://www.ous.edu/about/employment.

Send your complete application packet to:

Assistant Vice Chancellor Search, #212-16

Attn: Anna Teske

OUS Office of the Chancellor

Mail: Mail Code: CHAN, PO Box 751, Portland, OR 97207-0751

Fax: 503-725-5709; or

E-mail: anna_teske@ous.edu

The Oregon University System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to development of an inclusive, multicultural higher educational environment.

Oregon University System (OUS) is comprised of seven distinguished public universities and one branch campus, reaching more than one million people each year through on-campus classes, statewide public services, and lifelong learning. The Oregon State Board of Higher Education is the statutory governing board of OUS. The OUS Chancellor's Office carries out the Board's goals and initiatives and statewide higher education responsibilities for the benefit of Oregon and Oregonians. (www.ous.edu)