EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MINDCORE
Duties: The Executive Director will be responsible for the executive oversight of all operations, program execution, financial and research activities of the Mind Center for Outreach, Research, and Education (MindCore). The Director will assist in stewardship, branding, and research activities and be responsible for the negotiation of strategic partnerships both across and outside of the University to further the strategic goals of the Center. Together with the Faculty Director, create, refine, and implement strategic priorities and vision. Monitor, report and present the Center's progress to stakeholders and potential partners and organizations. Provide strategic leadership for implementation and assessment of the Center's operations and programs.
The Director will also work in partnership with the SAS Office of Advancement to define, identify, actively engage, and attract funding partners and opportunities for fundraising and collaborations with new philanthropic stakeholders. This position will also develop and implement a successful financial plan that leverages and builds upon core funding. The Director will assist the Faculty Director with recruiting faculty and junior fellows who work across MindCORE disciplines and contributes to research activities in MindCore programs through conducting research and making presentations to academic and policy audiences. This position will establish seminars and conferences for key leaders and decision-makers that focus on timely topics of importance in the field, establish agendas and secure speakers, and assist Marketing and Communications with public relations and branding the Center and its programs.
Position is contingent on continued funding.
Qualifications: A Master's Degree or more and 7 years to 10 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience in a research university helpful as well as an understanding of academic scientific administration. It is also helpful to have an understanding of human behavior and decision-making research. Must be able to work across all levels of positions, including faculty. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Experience writing and working with grants helpful.
Reference Number: 02-26206
Salary Grade: 029
Employment Type: Exempt
Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration