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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

July 28, 2021

Real Estate Executive Director, Colorado State University Research Foundation (CSURF)
CSURF is seeking an Executive Director, Real Estate, a management level staff member, who is responsible for the successful implementation of real estate transactions and projects in a collaborative environment. The position will take the lead to identify, analyze, and coordinate development projects and real estate investments, as well as assist with analyzing and optimizing a diverse portfolio of commercial and residential properties. Applications will be considered until position is filled. Learn more.

July 28, 2021

Business Development Manager, Innovation Partnership Building, UConn Tech Park
The Innovation Partnership Building (IPB) at the UConn Tech Park is an interdisciplinary work environment with a mission to provide faculty expertise, state-of-the-art laboratories, and specialized equipment to enhance commercialization of new products and high-paying jobs for the State of Connecticut. The IPB seeks qualified applicants for the Business Development Manager position. Under the direction of the Executive Director, the incumbent will be responsible for developing financially viable consortia by creating and fostering connections between various IPB centers and external corporations. This position requires a sound scientific knowledge base in order to promote mutually beneficial relationships between UConn, the State of Connecticut, and small, medium, and large corporations. The incumbent will be expected to coordinate and follow through on necessary outreach activities to form the relationships mentioned above, as well as provide tours and promotional information to interested parties. Learn more.

July 22, 2021

Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Colorado Denver
The University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) seeks a visionary, dynamic, and nimble associate vice chancellor for research, serving as the chief research officer for the campus and elevating CU Denver's research activities across a diverse array of programs, ideas, and people. This role offers an ambitious and highly collaborative individual the transformative opportunity to create a research strategy and associated research plan rooted in CU Denver's 2030 strategic plan and focused on leveraging the unique consolidated administrative model that exists between CU Denver and the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. For fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by August 23, 2021. Learn more.

July 15, 2021

Industry Research Alliances Specialist, San José State University
Reporting to the Director of Innovation, the Industry Research Alliances Specialist will develop and manage an industry alliance program that enhances research and technology transfer opportunities, create industry-sponsored research partnerships, and build collaborations that are mutually beneficial to both industry and University research teams in the Office of Innovation. The Industry Research Alliances Specialist is responsible for developing, managing and strengthening new and existing research collaborations between the SJSU research enterprise and industry stakeholders. Learn more.

July 12, 2021

Executive Director, Illinois Medical District Commission
Created by statute in 1941, the Illinois Medical District Commission administers and controls zoning over the Illinois Medical District (“IMD”), a community of health, technology and life science organizations in the heart of Chicago, two miles west of the Loop on 560 acres. The Executive Director is the Chief Executive of the IMD and has responsibility for its daily operations, the implementation of its strategic plan, and the overall furthering of its mission. The Executive Director will embrace the vision for the IMD and collaboratively develop a strategy for the organization during a time of growth. Learn more.

Posted July 2, 2021

President and Chief Executive Officer, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, Inc. (NIIC)
The NIIC President and CEO will be the prime interface for entrepreneurs and will also be responsible for managing the operations, planning, marketing and development of the business / technology incubator. In this capacity, the successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to work with entrepreneurs and investors, to identify and then launch a series of new, strategically relevant, high potential businesses. This person must possess a passion for building new businesses, along with the curiosity, vision, optimism, empathy, and rigorous strategic mindset required to assess, shape, and support emerging startups. Learn more.

Posted June 24, 2021

Partnership Developer, North Carolina State University
The Partnership Developer will support ongoing development, promotion, and implementation of the University’s partnership model by responding to inquiries from prospective corporate and government partners and developing and expanding strategic partnerships for the University. This position will establish and steward long-term partnerships with companies that result in multi-dimensional, high impact, high value partnerships, with strategic emphasis on research relationships. Additionally, the Partnership Developer will promote the Centennial Campus model and guide prospects as necessary through the process of a real estate presence on campus. Learn more.

Posted June 9, 2021

Executive Director, PIC MC Foundation, Montgomery College
Montgomery College, in Maryland, has a unique opportunity for the development of a forty-acre innovative science and technology innovative hub in collaboration with academic, corporate, and governmental partners. The Germantown Campus is home to the Pinkney Innovation Complex for Science and Technology at Montgomery College, or PIC MC, a hub of education, business, and entrepreneurship, where industry partners co-locate and actively interact with faculty and students to achieve both educational and economic success. The Montgomery College Germantown Campus features the Holy Cross Germantown Hospital, an 80,000 square foot Medical Office Building, a 145,000 square foot bioscience education center and the Montgomery County-owned, Germantown Innovation Center that is a life science and tech incubator for startup companies. The Executive Director of PIC MC Foundation will manage the development and relationships of this hub. Learn more.

Posted May 24, 2021

Associate Vice President of Research, San Jose State University
Reporting to the Vice President for Research and Innovation (VPRI), the Associate Vice President (AVP) of Research oversees university research administration-related activities and is the President’s designee for externally sponsored research, scholarship, and creative activities (RSCA) and other specialized programs in the Office of Research. The AVP reviews funding proposals for grants and contracts from the University community, ensuring that issues of institutional capacity, compliance and program requirements such as space, equipment, or special facilities have been properly addressed. Applicants must apply via search firm. Learn more.

Posted May 21, 2021

Associate Vice President Corporate Commercialization, University of Cincinnati - Office of Innovation
As a senior member of the leadership team reporting directly to the Chief Innovation Officer, this role requires developing and advancing strategic commercialization objectives that accelerate growth in the Cincinnati Innovation District. Role is responsible for developing strategy, execution, management and leading three organizational units aligned with accelerating innovation into the marketplace: Technology Transfer, Venture Lab Startup Accelerator, and the UC MakerSpace. Develop and manage a globally competitive network of partnerships that bring the world’s premier innovation and financial (venture and private equity) resources into the Cincinnati Innovation District. To learn more or apply: 

Posted May 21, 2021

Executive Director, Real Estate, Colorado State University Research Foundation (CSURF)
The Executive Director, Real Estate, as a management level staff member is responsible for the successful implementation of real estate transactions and projects in a collaborative environment. The position will take the lead to identify, analyze, and coordinate development projects and real estate investments as well as assist with analyzing and optimizing a diverse portfolio of commercial and residential properties. Learn more.

Posted May 19, 2021

Executive Director, Jacobson Institute, Grand View University
Gallagher Executive Search & Leadership Advisors is pleased to assist Grand View University, located in Des Moines, IA in their search for an Executive Director of the Jacobson Institute. This key leadership position requires a seasoned professional with exceptional strategic thinking skills and a profound understanding of the broad role that the Institute must play in partnering with both university and industry leaders to implement learning and development solutions for area businesses. This innovator with an entrepreneurial spirit must be interested in the important build and implementation for sustainable growth of the Institute. Learn more.