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Associate Director - Emerging Technology Programs

Posted: 12/19/2021

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Job no: 499670
Department: Emerging Technology in Business & Design
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Administration
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Associate Director

Job Summary:
Associate Director of Emerging Technology Programs whose primary focus will be on the management of graduate and undergraduate Emerging Technology programs that extend beyond the Oxford campus, including the Digital Innovation Centers. The position will have a range of responsibilities related to advancing the technology-based, entrepreneurial ecosystem-focused co-curricular programming activities with employers and the faculty, staff and students within the Armstrong Institute for Emerging Technology and Department of Emerging Technology in Business and Design (ETBD).

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • The Associate Director of Emerging Technology Programs will lead strategic planning and implementation for Digital Innovation Centers and travel components of graduate/undergraduate programs in alignment with departmental, divisional, and university priorities; identify and advance industry relationships to support and enhance experiential learning programs in order to support co-curricular programs and centers and increase the number of internship opportunities for graduate/undergraduate students, including domestic and international internships; recruit, select, prepare, advise and support students participating in the off-site, internship-based academic programs; direct operational oversight of emerging technology program off campus activities, including supervision of support staff, coordination with local instructors, budget management, and oversight of other programming needs; coordinate program curriculum with the College of Creative Arts and the Department of ETBD; serve on committees within the Department of ETBD, as requested; travel is required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a closely related field and 5 years of work experience in higher education, experiential learning programming, career development, or similar; experience managing budgets; willingness to travel.
  • Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Consideration may be given to candidates with a master’s degree in Higher Education, Business Administration, or closely related field; 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 cover letter and resume. Inquiries may be directed to Michael Bailey-Van Kuren at 

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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications begin January 5, 2022 and 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: 20 Dec 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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