Program Manager, Strategic Engagement (NSRI)

University of Nebraska Central Administration System Office
January 23, 2023
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Working Title Program Manager, Strategic Engagement (NSRI)

Position Number Job Description Summary

The National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI) at the University of Nebraska (NU) is seeking applications for a qualified Program Manager for Engagement. This position will lead the development and execution of NSRI initiatives to engage NU researchers and NSRI customers in order to identify and leverage novel capabilities in academic research to help NSRI meet its mission and respond to customer challenges. This position will build relationships with NSRI researchers and NU faculty to understand capabilities, connect these capabilities to opportunities and prepare for interactions with potential DOD and federal government funding agencies.

Through engagement activities, NSRI grows a strong pipeline of focused research and development activity that can positively impact today's strategic deterrence and CWMD missions and give warfighters insight into future capabilities. The institute also seeks to inspire the next generation of the national security workforce through student development internships and programs.

The Program Manager for Engagement will primarily report to the NSRI Director of Communications and will interact regularly with NSRI leadership and staff as well as peers and partners across the University of Nebraska System.

National Strategic Research Institute Profile: NSRI is a non-profit IRS 501c(3) supporting organization of the University of Nebraska, established in 2012 to operate one of only 14 DoD University Affiliated Research Centers (UARCs) in the nation. NSRI is engaged in a long-term, strategic partnership with our DoD sponsor, USSTRATCOM. NSRI provides essential research, development and support for USSTRATCOM, other DoD components and federal agencies focused on established research core competencies, including Nuclear Detection and Forensics, Detection of Chemical and Biological Weapons, Active and Passive Defense against Weapons of Mass Destruction, Consequence Management, and Mission Related Research. NSRI receives funding from project sponsors through contracts generated from our sole-source, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract with USSTRATCOM, as well as other direct contract vehicles and grants.

Website: https: // nsri.nebraska.edu

Applicants should note:

NSRI is a non-profit IRS 501c(3) supporting organization of the University of Nebraska, established in 2012 to operate one of only 14 Department of Defense (DOD) University Affiliated Research Centers (UARCs) in the nation. NSRI is engaged in a long-term, strategic partnership with its DOD sponsor, United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM). NSRI provides essential research, development and support for USSTRATCOM, other DOD components and federal agencies focused on established research core competencies, including Nuclear Detection and Forensics, Detection of Chemical and Biological Weapons, Active and Passive Defense against Weapons of Mass Destruction, Consequence Management and Mission Related Research. NSRI receives funding from project sponsors through contracts generated from our sole-source, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract with USSTRATCOM, as well as other direct contract vehicles and grants.

Website: nsri.nebraska.edu

Applicants should note: This is a full-time 1.0 FTE position that can be based out of NSRI's offices in either Omaha or Lincoln, Nebraska. Partial remote work may be authorized at the discretion of NSRI management. Periodic travel is required to NSRI's offices in Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska, University of Nebraska System Campuses, NSRI Field Offices in Maryland, Virginia and Florida and other locations where business and/or training is conducted.

Compensation: This is a managerial/professional position that is considered salaried/exempt. Salary will be commensurate with Experience and Contributing Attributes, with $65,000/year as the minimum.

Position Details For a full job description, and to apply, please visit: https: // nsri.apscareerportal.com/jobs/1895778/ Position Announcement Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, communications or education or related field of study
  • Three years' experience in working in a higher education environment that includes responsibilities such as business development, building faculty relationships, faculty programming
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency using web-based communication methods and tools such as FunctionPoint, MailChimp, Emma, SalesForce, HubSpot, Sitecore or similar platforms
  • Preferred Experience:

  • Master's degree in business, marketing, communications or education or related field of study
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Understanding of federal, state and local laws and regulations and University of Nebraska policies pertaining to data rights and invention reporting requirements and understanding of faculty experience and research, publications processes
  • Ideal candidates will exhibit the following attributes and personality traits:

  • Excellent and effective interpersonal and communication skills; written and verbal
  • Self-motivated, self-starter with enthusiasm to bring forward new ideas and execute at a high level
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to create and manage effective teams
  • Advanced organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple and complex tasks and work effectively in a fast-paced environment, with short deadlines and frequent interruptions
  • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential interactions
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills necessary to independently recommend appropriate actions and solutions
  • Willingness to travel as required to execute position responsibilities
  • Work Location Omaha Work Schedule Full-time Pay Basis Benefits Eligible Yes Benefits Percentile 1A 100% Ben (12mo)

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number 2012560P

    Number of Vacancies 1 Open Date 01/06/2023 Close Date May Close at Any Time Open Until Filled No Review of Applications Date 01/23/2023 Special Instructions to Applicant

    Application review begins January 23, 2023, and continues until the position is filled.

    Applications are processed through the online job posting at https: // nsri.apscareerportal.com/jobs/1895778/.

    Follow instructions to complete the Applicant Profile and supplemental questions. Along with your application, attach a cover letter, resume and the names, relationship to you and contact information for at least three professional references.

    Direct questions about the position and online application process to: [email protected]

    As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status and/or political affiliation.

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