University Economic Development Association
Title Assistant Director
Organization / Institution University of Wyoming
Department Wyoming Technology Business Center
City, State Laramie, Wyoing
Information ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, WTBC – #4752 Department: Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) The University of Wyoming is seeking an innovative, energetic, and experienced individual to serve as Assistant Director with the Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) Outreach Program. The WTBC is a statewide business development program currently operating an outreach program in conjunction with a business incubator on the campus of UW. The Assistant Director will:

  • Assist WTBC administration in identifying, recruiting and assessing potential client companies.
  • Provide business counseling services to growth stage companies that are incubator or outreach clients of the WTBC. Business counseling is focused on sales and marketing, organizational structure, financial and information systems, and ongoing strategic planning.
  • Develop and administer e2e programming events within designated territory.
  • Promote the WTBC program through marketing and public relations activities.
  • Participate in gathering information about the effectiveness of the programs of the WTBC and work in partnership with SBDC, M-W, WBC, etc. to support technology-related businesses throughout Wyoming.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: The person appointed should be highly motivated with demonstrated skill in dealing successfully with the problems faced by small, technology-related businesses as well as successfully marketing programs and facilities. The primary qualifications are: business management and planning expertise; experience in managing a small business venture or large corporate management experience; and demonstrated skill and experience in using public/community relations to effectively recruit community organizations and resources to serve clients. Travel (up to 25%) within the state of Wyoming is required. A Bachelor’s degree is required. An MBA or advanced Business related degree is preferred. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The starting date is March 5, 2012. The WTBC website can be found at For additional information, please call (307) 766-9461 As the only public four-year institution of higher learning in Wyoming, the University enjoys a distinctive leadership role in the state and region. The main campus is in Laramie, a city of 27,000 people perched in a scenic valley between the Laramie and Medicine Bow Ranges of the Rocky Mountains. Laramie is 45 minutes from Cheyenne, the state capitol, and two-hours from Denver, Colorado. More information about the University and its regional setting is available on the University’s Web site. Wyoming offers an excellent environment for business growth, expansion and relocation. Our communities are both great places to grow a business and to raise a family. The state does not have a corporate or personal income tax, has a quality workforce and offers an excellent quality of life. Additional information about the business climate of Wyoming can be found at

Application Materials Required: Applications should include a cover letter, resume, names and contact data for three professional references, and a brief narrative summarizing the candidate\’s experience/skills applicable to act as Assistant Director with the Wyoming Technology Business Center Outreach Program. Application screening to begin immediately; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should be sent to Christine Langley, Chief Operating Officer, The Wyoming Technology Business Center, 1000 E. University, Dept. 3011, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071. (Electronic submissions are preferred and will be accepted at Subject: WTBC Assistant Director Application).

For additional information contact us at the above email address or phone (307) 766-9461. Persons seeking admission, employment or access to programs of the University of Wyoming shall be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or political belief. The University of Wyoming is committed to diversity and endorses principles of affirmative action. We acknowledge that diversity enriches and sustains our scholarship and promotes equal access to our educational mission. We seek and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.