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Associate Director - Emerging Technology in Business & Design

Posted: 10/22/2023

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Job no: 502251
Department: Emerging Technology in Business & Design
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Other
Status: Full Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Summary:
The Associate Director of Emerging Technology Programs will primarily manage graduate and undergraduate programs focused on Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurship. These programs will extend beyond the Oxford campus, including the Digital Innovation Centers. The position will have several responsibilities, including advancing technology-based programming activities and promoting an entrepreneurial ecosystem. This will involve working with employers, faculty, staff, and students within the Armstrong Institute for Emerging Technology and the Department of Emerging Technology in Business and Design (ETBD).

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • The role of Associate Director of Emerging Technology Programs involves developing and executing strategic plans for Digital Innovation Centers and travel components of graduate/undergraduate programs in line with departmental, divisional, and university priorities. The job requires building and strengthening industry relationships to support and enhance experiential learning programs, leading to increased co-curricular programs and centers and more internship opportunities for graduate/undergraduate students, both domestically and internationally. The position also involves recruiting, selecting, preparing, advising, and supporting students participating in off-site, internship-based academic programs. The Associate Director will provide operational oversight of emerging technology program off-campus activities, including supervising support staff, coordinating with local instructors, managing budgets, and overseeing other programming needs. Coordination with the College of Creative Arts and the Department of ETBD is also required.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of work experience in higher education, experiential learning programming, career development, or similar; experience managing budgets.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Consideration may be given to candidates with a graduate degree; willingness to travel; excellent written and oral presentation skills; experience with, internship coordination, academic advising at the college level, entrepreneurial and tech ecosystems, and/or employer relations.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit a cover letter and resume. Inquiries may be directed to Michael Bailey-Van Kuren at

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EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).


Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applications will begin November 10, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.


Benefits Eligible:


A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 27 Oct 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

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