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Director of External Affairs
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Palo Alto University | Palo Alto, CA
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Job Description

m/Oppenheim Associates is assisting
Palo Alto University in the search for
a Director of External Affairs to lead the team and
develop the infrastructure that shapes coordinated branding and
communications initiatives that drives positive awareness to
potential students, funders and partners. For more information,
please review the full Position Description.
Palo Alto University
(PAU) is an accredited, private, non-profit university offering
students undergraduate and graduate degrees in psychology and
counseling. Founded in 1975, Palo Alto University took its current
name in 2009 and adopted the mission of "Engaging Minds, Improving
Lives ." The school cultivates innovators who use skills in
psychology and counseling acquired at PAU to help make our world a
better place. The main campus is in Palo Alto, and PAU holds
classes at a number of community colleges in the Bay Area, runs the
Gronowski Clinic in Los Altos, and provides clinical
services/practicum training to local nonprofit organizations. PAU
has 120 faculty and staff, currently serving close to 1,200
The External Affairs Department and the Director of External
Affairs (DEA) position are new. Using goals and objectives that
resulted from recent strategic planning as a jumping off point, the
DEA will recruit and lead a team of professionals responsible for
marketing, public relations, advancement and community outreach,
and will ensure that activities achieve key PAU objectives. The
position reports to the President and works closely and
collaboratively with the members of the academic and administrative
leadership team and the External Affairs Committee of the Board of
For additional information or to apply, please contact Lisa
Grossman at info[at]moppenheim[dot]com.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location