ASSOC DIRECTOR FOR ENGAGEMENT

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
May 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: In conjunction with the faculty leadership, the Associate Director for Engagement is charged with developing relationships with key stakeholders and implementing the Mack Institute's wide array of programs around innovation management.

This position will be responsible for managing initiatives to solicit and engage the interests of existing stakeholders of all levels across the School, University, and outside institutions, including students, scholars, and corporate partners. S(he) will maintain regular contact with corporate partner companies to steward effective, productive, and mutually beneficial relationships, and will create and run new programs for students and sponsor student projects that relate to the innovation sphere.

The Associate Director will plan and implement relevant activities such as the Institute's high-profile annual research and other conferences, and a for-credit elective course which matches students with companies presenting problems in need of solutions. (S)he will occasionally need to coordinate efforts with the Institute's Associate Director for Outreach to bridge the transition from prospective partners to actively-engaged stakeholders.

Some travel and occasional evenings and/or weekends required.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 5 years to 7 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience is required; advanced degree is preferred. The right candidate must be able to work in a collegial fashion as part of a highly self-motivated and talented team. Strategic future-oriented thinking and networking/people skills are a must. Demonstrates strong leadership skills to influence and collaborate with groups of varying interests to ultimately achieve strategic results.

Reference Number: 07-25682

Salary Grade: 028

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Mack Institute for Innovation Management

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration