Program Manager, Research and Intellectual Capital

Charlottesville, VA
Mar 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Program Manager, Research and Intellectual Capital

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Darden Graduate School of Business

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-06-2017

Posting Summary:
* THIS IS A ONE-YEAR POSITION, ENDING MAY 2018, with the possibility of extending for a second year.*

The Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business invites applications for the position of Program Manager, Research & Intellectual Capital . This role will help design, coordinate, and provide administrative support for research initiatives, programs, conferences, and special projects sponsored by the Institute.

The position's activities will advance the research initiative on business innovation and climate change. Necessary experience includes event or program planning, execution and evaluation. The successful candidate will be an outstanding oral and written communicator who is flexible, organized and able to interact effectively with a diverse array of constituents. Knowledge of entrepreneurship, business innovation, environmental sustainability and/or public policy will be extremely helpful for this role.

About the Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation:

The Batten Institute at the Darden School of Business improves the world through entrepreneurship and innovation. The institute's research initiative advances knowledge that addresses real-world challenges and shapes Darden's curriculum, and its educational offerings are ranked top ten in the world. The Batten Institute was established with gifts now totaling over $125 million from UVA alumnus Frank Batten Sr., a media pioneer, visionary and founder of The Weather Channel.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Outstanding interpersonal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational ability and coordinating skills.
Excellent interpersonal relationships and teamwork orientation, including appreciation for diverse points of view, and the ability to give and receive feedback effectively.
Effective management of multiple and/or changing priorities.
Attention to detail.
Customer service for a variety of stakeholder interests.
Comfortable with ambiguity and changing tasks.
Knowledge of web-based tools and programs.
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Ability to plan, develop and coordinate multiple projects.
Ability to compile information and prepare summaries for Institute management on a variety of topics.

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