Interim Assistant Director of Internships & Partnerships

Sponsors for Educational Opportunities

About the organization

For more than 60 years, SEO has created a more equitable society by closing the educational and career opportunity gap for ambitious Black, Hispanic/Latinx, and Native American young people. All are welcome to apply to our programs.


The Interim Assistant Director of Internships & Partnerships is the primary contact and owner of the strategic day-to-day relationships with College Scholars Career-Readiness partners and supervises the Internships & Partnerships (IP) Coordinator. They are responsible for building partnerships with organizations – including non-profits, educational institutions, government offices, and corporations – to source paid internships, jobs, fellowships, and other meaningful professional opportunities for College Scholars, as well as creating reports and presentations to maintain these relationships. They are also tasked with expanding career-readiness resources, materials, and workshops to serve the growing population of College Scholars.


Bachelor’s degree required. 
6+ years of relevant professional work experience. A background in employer partnerships, career readiness, career development, or education strongly preferred.  
2+ years of progressive people management experience. Must be skilled at leading teams to higher performance and managing across difference empathetically.  
Must have experience in business development with a proven track record of building and managing internal and external partnerships. Direct experience in nonprofit, in-kind, or employer partnerships strongly preferred. 
Experience working with college students and/or working knowledge of student safeguarding practices is a plus.  
Working knowledge of vendor and contract management with experience reviewing, negotiating, and executing partnership agreements, and managing partner relationships.  
Must be data driven, familiarity with Salesforce or a similar CRM a plus.  
Highly detail-oriented and organized approach to tasks while able to meet competing deadlines  
Exceptional communication skills: verbal, written, interpersonal (phone and in-person)
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google Drive, and other standard workplace applications.



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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