|Title||Director of Applied Research and Economic Development|
|Organization / Institution||University of Southern Indiana|
|Department||Division of Outreach and Engagement|
|City, State||Evansville, IN|
|Information||The University of Southern Indiana seeks a director of the Center for Applied Research and Economic Development, a unit of the Division of Outreach and Engagement. Its mission is to engage the intellectual and physical assets of the university in support of the needs of business and industry, agencies, and non-profit organizations in southwestern Indiana and beyond by conducting high impact applied research, economic development, consulting, and student engagement.The director will:
MINIMUM QUALIFICIATIONS: Master’s degree in community or economic development, economics, business, public administration or related field required. Doctorate-level degree preferred. Demonstrated experience with activities related to developing, facilitating, and implementing partnerships with multiple internal and external stakeholders required, preferably in both higher education and private sectors. Significant managerial experience in economic or community development related programming/planning. Demonstrated proficiency with conceptualization, design, and implementation of community and economic development projects. Excellent communication, public presentation, and creative problem solving skills. Strong administrative skills including budget development, financial, human resource, and grant management. Proven ability to establish effective relationships with university leadership, faculty, staff, and students, business and industry professionals, and government officials. Highly organized, self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit.
To apply, visit https://usi.peopleadmin.com. You will be prompted to complete the Faculty/Administration application and to attach the required documents: (1) letter of application; (2) current curriculum vitae; and (3) full contact information for three professional references. Candidates selected for interview will be required to provide unofficial transcripts showing highest degree, with official transcripts required at a later stage. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.