Assistant Director-Center for Data and Analytics (CADS)

Oxford, Ohio
Jun 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Farmer School of Business/Center for Analytics & Data Science:  Assistant Director to have a range of responsibilities related to the advancement and growth of the Center including guiding students through experiential projects, hosting events, fostering relationships with external partners, and supporting faculty in developing a collaborative environment to foster research and pedagogy.  Provide Leadership/Corporate Relations to include: Directing student interns; recruiting corporate partners; maintaining and fostering partner relationships.  Manage Programs/Events to include: coordinating and overseeing Center events; overseeing Center workshops; building on existing programmatic activities; developing new programmatic activities.  Serve as Project Manager to include:  Reviewing and prioritizing project opportunities; directing activities related to legal and financial aspects of projects including nondisclosures, contracts, invoicing; identify appropriate faculty and students to staff client projects; ensuring the timely and quality delivery of project solutions to clients.  Provide Center Administration to include: Coordinating and overseeing Center technology needs and support; directing the Center in all financial and budgetary matters; managing growth of Center.

Require:  Bachelor’s degree in a field related to analytics or data science or a Bachelor’s degree with work experience or continuing education related to analytics or data science; outstanding written and oral communication skills; ability to adapt within an entrepreneurial start-up environment; high level of initiative and willingness to work independently; willingness to work outside of normal business hours if required; occasional travel may be required. 

For this position, Miami University will not sponsor applicants for H-1B work status.

Desire:  Master’s degree or advanced degree in a field related to analytics or data science.  Work experience in developing and promoting new programs.  Experience in building and fostering corporate relationships.

The Center for Analytics and Data Science is a university-wide initiative bringing together leadership from Miami’s Farmer School of Business, College of Arts and Science, College of Engineering and Computing, and others. The Center provides an innovative environment where students, faculty and external partners can embrace the application of analytics and data science; engage in research that transforms the practice of analytics and data science; receive support in developing their skills; and find opportunities to elevate their understanding through research, coursework, collaboration and experiential learning.  

Applicants should submit letter of interest, resume and list of three references to  Inquiries only to Ashley Martin at Screening of applications will begin June 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. 

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