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Job postings will remain for a total of 90 days unless AURP is otherwise notified. After 90 days, the postings will be removed from the AURP Web site. If the position is filled prior to the 90 day limit, please contact AURP and request that it be removed. To post a job, please email Diana Horn. Need examples of job descriptions? Some sample job descriptions are here

Posted March 11, 2020

Vice President for Academic Innovation, Planning and Partnerships, Southern Illinois University System
The System now seeks a vice president for academic innovation, planning and partnerships to play a central role in securing its future. In this newly-constructed role, the vice president will work in close concert with the campuses, and their academic leadership in particular, to secure a robust and coordinated array of programs across the System. The vice president will play a leading role in identifying and engaging with strategic institutional partners and will be charged with catalyzing the execution of an aggressive strategic plan. The vice president is the senior academic officer for the System. At present, it is anticipated that the position will headquarter in Springfield, Illinois, and will spend considerable time at the System's various locations. Learn more.

Posted March 6, 2020

Director of KickStart Venture Services, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Office of the Vice Chancellor for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (Innovate Carolina) is seeking a Director for KickStart Venture Services (KVS). Working in coordination with the Innovate Carolina team and key university stakeholders, KVS helps faculty evaluate opportunities for starting UNC-IP-based ventures and guides faculty entrepreneurs through the process of advancing technologies to market through the formation and growth of new ventures. Learn more.

Posted February 26, 2020

Director, Office of Economic Development, Community Development & Community Engagement, Atlanta University Center Consortium, Inc. (AUCC)
The AUCC seeks a dynamic leader to develop and implement a comprehensive approach to community development, economic development, and community engagement that will better position AUCC and its four institutions as anchors and catalysts for community vitality. The person hired in this newly created position will expand current AUCC community and economic development initiatives to create stronger positive impacts for AUC campus stakeholders and for Atlanta communities. A key driver for creating this new office and new position is the recent development of an AUC Master Plan Vision that includes significant physical and programmatic development. Nominations, inquiries, and expressions of interest should be directed electronically to [email protected]. Learn more.

Posted February 5, 2020

Associate Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies, Towson University
The APR and dean is a critical part of the university’s leadership team and a visible leader within the university and greater Baltimore area. The APR and dean will develop and enact a strategic vision for research at Towson with a keen eye to the simultaneous enhancement of needed infrastructure to support the university's growing research activity. A skilled collaborator, this leader will promote an understanding and drive for new research opportunities, working with the university deans on all aspects of research and graduate education to ensure alignment with their specific disciplines, while supporting innovative graduate programs and scholarly activity. Learn more.

Posted January 29, 2020

Senior Vice President for Real Estate Development, Research Triangle Park
The Foundation is looking for a senior leader (SVP) to execute the vision of the revitalization of RTP by leading all development and construction projects for the Foundation. Reporting to the CEO, this experienced developer will work with a top team of innovative and dedicated leaders. The SVP will directly contract and manage the $50 million infrastructure construction for HUB RTP while selecting, contracting and administering all aspects of the work of third-party developers for the 10+ year, $5 billion redevelopment. For confidential consideration please send your resume and a cover letter to [email protected]. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, and no later than February 20, 2020. Learn more.

Posted January 8, 2020

President, Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center
The President of the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (VTCRC) is the chief executive officer of the Corporation and is responsible for creating and implementing a bold vision that sustains the VTCRC as a dynamic enterprise advancing the innovation economy of Virginia and supporting the transfer of Virginia Tech research and discovery to the market. The President operates in a high profile role and must be capable of establishing, strengthening and expanding strong alliances with key business, public, education and economic development leaders in the region, state, country, and across the globe. Learn more