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Director of Research Initiatives Engineering Research Accelerator

Company name
Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Employment Type

Executive, Manager, Education

Posted on
Aug 12,2019

Valid Through
Nov 25,2019

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Director of Research Initiatives, Engineering Research Accelerator','2013566','!*!The Accelerator, part of the College of Engineering, provides integrated, coordinated, and college-wide services for research acceleration, incubation, and support. This includes research administration, corporate partnership, funding opportunities, business support, and more. The Accelerator enables continuous assessments of current research activities, while also identifying and encouraging high-potential, cross-cutting, and emerging research directions to maintain the College’s competitive edge. Our College of Engineering’s Research Accelerator is searching for a Director of Research Initiatives. In this role, you will oversee and manage all administrative functions and assigned special projects for the College of Engineering’s Research Accelerator. Core responsibilities include:Overseeing all/assigned internal administrative functions, assigned special projects, and relevant works with central university administrationSupervising the administrative staff of the Research Accelerator, providing effective communications to the Associate Dean for Research and other staffLeading the development of briefing papers for the Associate Dean for Research’s meetings and engagementsHandling communications with corporate contacts and other similar constituencies on behalf of the Associate Dean for ResearchLeading all aspects of events for the Research Accelerator’s officeRecommending and building administrative policies and procedures related to research for the College and ensures that the Research Accelerator’s workflow runs effectively and efficientlyDelegating and following up on staff projects, and assisting and advising the Associate Dean for ResearchQualifications:Bachelor’s degree in business, administration, technical degree or equivalent required. Master's degree preferred5 or more years of related experience, including supervisory experience required5 years of forward-thinking management and operations experience; organizational and negotiating skills preferredAn understanding of Sponsored Research preferredFlexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within Engineering Research Accelerator. Additionally, inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued proficiencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a dynamic population of internal and external partners at a high level of respect and integrity. We are looking for someone who is adaptable, composed, detail oriented and possesses strong problem solving skills. We are looking for a team member who has broad knowledge of university policies and procedures and diversities consistent with an interdisciplinary environment and will support the mission of the university through their work. Weekends and evening hours maybe required. Some travel may also be required. More Information:Please visit “Why Carnegie Mellon” to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world. A listing of employee benefits is available at: Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.  ','','','','Administration / Management','United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh','Full Time','Full Time','CIT DEAN'S OFFICE','','false','Bachelor's Degree or equivalent','Bachelor's Degree or equivalent','Master's Degree or equivalent','Master's Degree or equivalent','Negotiable','Negotiable','Director of Research Initiatives, Engineering Research Accelerator

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Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is a global research university with more than 12,000 students, 92,000 alumni, and 5,000 faculty and staff. CMU has been a birthplace of innovation throughout its 113-year history. Today, we are a global leader bringing groundbreaking ideas to market and creating successful startup businesses.

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