Industry Collaborations Program Manager

Location
Athens, GA
Posted
Jul 07, 2018
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: This position reports to the Director of Industry Collaborations and will serve as the primary point of contact for Industry Collaborations programs and events. The incumbent will be responsibile for managing outreach programs and communication to increase external industry engagement, targeted at increased research partnerships. Additionally, the incumbent will work internally across the University to coordinate with other groups engaged in industry outreach in order to ensure synergy with these teams. The incumbent will establish and maintain the Industry Engagement CRM tool, develop and manage engagement programs and events, develop reports and data to support outreach efforts, manage budgets associated with programs, and support the development of print- and web-based outreach materials. The incumbent is expected to interface directly with potential and existing external industry partners; additionally, the incumbent is expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and other key stakeholders across campus.

Responsibilities: Working with the Director of Industry Engagement, develop internal and external programming to increase industry research collaborations. Effectively and independently manage and execute events and programs such as UGA Industry Engagement Customer Relations Management, Sector-specific industry engagement road-mapping, and UGA Industry Engagement Internal Communication, working with both external stakeholders (industry contacts) and internal stakeholders (faculty, academic administration, students, research administration).

Qualifications: Completion of a master's degree with 3 years of related experience; OR completion of a bachelor's degree and 5 years of related experience.

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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