Silicon Flatirons Executive Director
- Strong fundraiser to build and maintain a superior intellectual/policy network with creativity, national thought leadership and invigorating discussions.
- Develop robust and meaningful relationships with other thought leaders, the Silicon Flatirons community, alumni, and students.
- Maintain, strengthen, and broaden Silicon Flatirons.
- Cultivate new donors, draft fundraising proposals, steward existing funders, and lead thoughtful advisory board meetings. Silicon Flatirons is 100% gift funded and requires an Executive Director committed to sustainability and public service.
- Provide intellectual contributions as well as oversee, research and develop conferences and roundtables, including writing descriptions, inviting speakers, and offering introductions and moderating panels.
- Generate ideas and marshal a deep network of speakers.
- Monitor social, political, industry, and legal trends to identify interesting areas for technology law and policy.
- Interface with faculty, researchers, and others throughout the University and community to foster relationships and advance our affinity group initiatives, and facilitate new projects and initiatives.
- Work with Silicon Flatirons Faculty Directors to maintain the Center’s academic rigor and excellence.
- Instruct and/or lecture to students on technology law policy or related topics/fields.
- Connect students with the community and employers.
- Mentor and prepare students for internships and job placements.
- Engage students in Silicon Flatirons programming.
- Cultivate and maintain employer relationships.
- Supervise and mentor staff, collaborate with faculty directors and fellows, oversee budget and operations.
What We Can Offer A competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. Benefits
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.Be Statements Be Collaborative. Be Inclusive. Be Boulder. What We Require
- J.D. or other advanced degree and at least 3 years of experience in technology policy or related field(s) (e.g., intellectual property, privacy, information and communications technology, telecommunications, engineering, entrepreneurship).
- Substantive expertise in issues and current developments in technology policy.
- Demonstrated writing ability, particularly in legal and policy settings.
- Ability to work with multiple constituencies across the political spectrum.
- Commitment to public service.
- Commitment to diversity.
- Organization leadership and/or management experience.
- Exceptional fundraising capabilities.
- Experience working with (including teaching) students or fellows.
- Experience in an academic or high-level policy setting.
- Cross-disciplinary perspective (i.e. experience working with scholars in other fields, such as engineering, economics, and political science).
You will not be asked to upload references at this time.
Please apply by 4/14/2019 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs. Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources Posting Contact Email: [email protected] The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer