Hourly/GA/Pool/Student

University of Maryland

United States

February 11, 2022

Description

Posting Details Position Number: 126953

Title: Faculty Specialist Functional Title: Hourly/GA/Pool/Student Category Status: 15-Fac.Non-Tenured,Continuing Con Applicant Search Category: Faculty University Authorized FTE: 100 Unit: ENGR-Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute Hiring Range Minimum: Hiring Range Maximum: Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state's flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation's legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation's capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Background Checks

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. A prior criminal conviction or convictions will not automatically disqualify a finalist from employment in the position.

Vaccine Protocol

The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMD, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University's vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at return.umd.edu and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or to obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption will result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

Mtech management, engagement and support

  • Work with Mtech Director to energize and coordinate Mtech activities within Mtech and across the Clark School, College Park campus, University System of Maryland, and State of Maryland.
  • Work with Mtech program directors to bridge activities, including securing external funds in support of program initiatives.
  • Work with Mtech director to engage both professional and tenure-track faculty in Mtech activities. Assist Mtech directors and engineering faculty in proposal development, coordinating faculty participation/meetings, and in drafting program policies and procedures through to execution.
  • Assist in developing faculty incentives that stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship participation. These might include helping to establish “vertical” areas of emphasis that align with campus and state initiatives. They might involve student fellowships and seed grants. Identify appropriate faculty for specific opportunities and maintain faculty innovation and entrepreneurship expertise database.
  • Minimum Qualifications:

    High level administrative and coordination experience working at university, federal/state agencies, and/or in industry, with specific focus on engineering technology and policy. Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience in social media, creating PowerPoint, Keynote presentations, and other creating graphic and text documents. Minimum educational requirement BS degree

    Preferences: Additional Certifications: Additional Information: Posting Date: 01/03/2022 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes Best Consideration Date 02/11/2022 Physical Demands Diversity Statement:

    The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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