As Director of External Affairs, the candidate will employ excellent communication skills, both oral and written to represent the university's position at the local, state, and national levels. In this position there must be extensive political knowledge and savvy with a keen understanding of the political process at the local, state, national, and international level. The successful candidate must establish and maintain relationships within the business, political and community arenas while developing strong relations with special interest groups/organizations and internal constituents.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The primary purpose of the Office of the Chancellor is to promote the educational excellence and general development and welfare of the institution. The Office of the Chancellor directs the mission and vision of the university. Accordingly, the office staff ensures the administrative needs of the chancellor are met and provides administrative support to the chancellor by assisting with the daily operations of the university and acting as the initial contact for university administrators, faculty, staff and students; and visitors.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of America's highly-respected universities, focused on interdisciplinary research, creative scholarship, exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, and community service and engagement. North Carolina A&T State University is one of seventeen institutions of The University of North Carolina System and is a Doctoral, Land-Grant and
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!