We are hiring - Director of Industry Relations

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The School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University seeks a Director of Industry Relations to lead the School's interactions with industrial entities.

Foster, manage and enhance the relationships with industrial partners and their key employees. Work independently and with the IE leadership team to facilitate and produce Corporate Partnerships, and undergraduate and graduate capstone projects. Work with the IE leadership team and faculty on all aspects of the initiation, development and conduct of these relationships/projects and will facilitate communication within the partner organizations and relevant organizations within Purdue University.

Lead the School of IE's Corporate Partners Program. This Program is designed to cultivate, formalize, and maintain strong relationships with Industry Partners to forward the School's research and educational goals. Help fine tune the design and structure of the Program and actively recruit membership.

Collaborate with industrial partners, faculty, and students to identify, scope, document, and monitor and/or supervise real-world student application - at both the undergraduate and the graduate levels. Work with local and global companies to identify projects, to help the faculty in charge of the course monitor and support students in the execution of these projects and to follow up with companies to evaluate the projects.

Work with the IE leadership team to establish and maintain a portfolio of executive education programs, both domestically and globally. Work closely with company and faculty representatives to guide the development of tailored programs to fit industry needs. Help define, propose, and sell follow-on efforts for future programs.  

To apply, please visit careers.purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.  A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.