University of Michigan — Vice President for Government Relations

The University of Michigan (U-M), one of the world’s preeminent research universities, is seeking its next vice president for government relations (VPGR).

Now operating in the beginning of its third century, U-M continues its mission to serve the public through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving, and applying knowledge, art, and academic values. Currently, the main campus in Ann Arbor has an enrollment of 48,000 students, about a third of whom are in graduate and professional studies. U-M is consistently ranked among the top institutions of higher education globally with 280 degree programs and 102 graduate programs ranked in the top 10 nationally.

The VPGR is a position of broad leadership for U-M, serving as an executive officer reporting to the university’s president. As the chief government relations official of the university, this position is responsible for providing strategic vision, leadership, and effective management of U-M’s Government Relations programs at the local, state, and federal levels.

Those interested can view the full job description and requirements, as well as apply, through the U-M careers website. (https://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/188136/vice_president_for_government_relations) For fullest consideration, candidates should submit materials by Sunday, September 6, 2020. To submit nominations or ask questions, please email input-VPGRsearch@umich.edu.

The University of Michigan is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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