Partnership Manager

Penn State University

Penn State Lehigh Valley
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
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Penn State Lehigh Valley
Business Development
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The Penn State Lehigh Valley campus is accepting applications for a part-time Partnership Manager and Lehigh Valley LaunchBox liaison. The position will report to the Campus Business Development Manager and will work from an off-site Lehigh Valley LaunchBox location. The position will be primarily focused on developing and growing a collaborative relationship between Penn State Lehigh Valley and a partner company that provides students with real-world business opportunities. The position connects the community to all Penn State resources. Specific duties will include managing the day-to-day functions of the off-site location including: coordinating internship opportunities for Penn State students with companies associated with LaunchBox; engaging with designated community partners; developing a resource database that identifies and organizes resources in the Lehigh Valley that support entrepreneurs; facilitating collaborations with the entire Penn State network of LaunchBoxes; facilitating social innovation partnerships; developing and communicating plans for each collaborative opportunity including required deliverables, time line and intended outcomes; supporting case competitions and networking events; and collaborating with key Penn State Lehigh Valley units such as Institutional Planning, Career Services, and Community Outreach and Engagement. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, forward-thinking, comfortable working in an unstructured environment, and possess the ability to connect with both college-age students and highly successful business managers/owners. The position will work up to 20 hours/week. A Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of related experience is preferred.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088