Assistant Director, Industry Relations
|Position Title||Assistant Director, Industry Relations|
|Department||Innovation & Industry Engagement|
|Location||Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)|
|Full-Time Equivalent (1.0=100%)||1.0|
|Appointment Term||12 Month|
|Pay Type||Salary Basis|
|Salary or Hourly Rate||Negotiable Based on Experience and Qualifications|
|Position Duration Dependent on External Funding?||No|
|Title of Position Supervisor||Associate Director, Industry Relations|
Position Summary Information
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
|Job Description Summary||
Under the direction of the Associate Director of Industry Relations, the Assistant Director of Industry Relations partners with other personnel with Innovation and Industry Engagement and across the University to enhance and expand engagement of industry on campus through securing private funding from corporations in support of University priorities and programs. In particular, the Assistant Director of Industry Relations will work closely with individuals and groups throughout University to build deep relationships and connect University priorities with the interests of corporations, leading to successful recruitment of funding through gifts, sponsored research, gifts-in-kind and other forms of support for campus programs.
|Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)||
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Internal and External Reporting
|Required Education (minimum requirements)||
• Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public relations, engineering, science, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired
|Required Experience (minimum requirements)||
• Three years’ experience in fundraising, sales, and/or program development
|Desirable Education and/or Experience||
• Master’s degree in business administration, public relations, engineering, science, or related field
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)||
• Excellent interpersonal, customer service, oral/written communication and presentation skills
|Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities|
|Language, Mathematical, and/or Reasoning Skills|
|Work Environment and/or Physical Demands|
|Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment||
Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following 3 required trainings; additional training may be required by the department.
Required University Training:
Posting Detail Information
|Posting Type||Internal & External Posting|
|Internal Posting Date|
|External Posting Date||03/03/2017|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)|
Michigan Technological University is a unique and diverse organization. Companies choose to engage in a relationship with Michigan Tech because of our reputation, high-quality work, and excellent alumni. The Office of Innovation and Industry Engagement serves as the primary interface between the University and Industry and with a focus on industrial research contracting, technology commercialization, and broad-based industrial relations. It is the role of the Industry Relations Team is to help develop relationships with companies and facilitate connections across campus to help solve their business needs. This requires meeting with companies to discover their needs and connecting them to relevant departments, programs, or individuals on campus. It also requires meeting with department leaders across campus to learn about new programs that require sponsorship. The facilitation of connections, documentation, and timely follow-up help ensure optimum results.
*Please note the intended location for this position is Ann Arbor, MI. The search committee is willing to consider locating this position in Houghton, MI as well.
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Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Do you have Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public relations, engineering, science, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired?
Do you have three years experience in fundraising, sales, and/or program development?
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