I-Corp Innovator Outreach Specialist

North Dakota State University   Fargo, ND   Full-time     Education
Posted on July 3, 2024
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Description & Details:

The I-Corp Innovator Outreach Specialist position is possible through a five-year NSF grant (with a potential for renewal). It entails working with the Great Plain I-Corps Hub's Operations Manager for Recruitment to support the expansion of recruiting and marketing efforts. This full-time (1.0 FTE) position will assist in executing recruitment outreach, identify and attend regional events, and assist in hub expansion efforts.

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm; travel required; some evening and weekends may be required.

Advertised Salary:

$52,000+; commensurate upon experience

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office.
  • Good interpersonal, oral & written communication skills.
  • Strong Networking skills.
  • Experience in Customer-Focused Functions.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Passion for innovation and Technology.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous sales or business development experience.
  • Experience with academic processes.
  • Proficiency in a CRM.
  • Strong public speaking skills.
Applicant Materials Required:
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
Benefits:

NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university - with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include: wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include: supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.

About Us:

North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student focused, land-grant, research university. We educate leaders who solve national and global challenges by providing affordable access to an excellent education that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment.

NDSU is in the highest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, R1, granted to the top research institutions in the country.

NDSU has offices across the state of North Dakota, and the main campus is in Fargo, on the Minnesota border. Along with Moorhead, Minnesota, Fargo forms one of the largest metropolitan centers between Minneapolis and Seattle. The community is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live.

No Smoking Notice :

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Diversity Statement:

NDSU strives to be a community of belonging, recognizing unique differences as strengths of our university. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that supports a community in which diverse populations and perspectives will know and learn from one another. NDSU values candidates who are committed to our core values of respect, inclusivity, community, creativity, excellence, impact, innovation, integrity, resilience, responsiveness, and transformation. Successful candidates will be committed to and help advance our strategic goal to create and maintain an open and respectful environment to promote inclusivity and diversity as a cornerstone of education, research, and outreach.

Veteran's Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.

Reasonable Accommodation Information

North Dakota State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, please contact Human Resources at 701-231-8961 or ndsu.hr@ndsu.edu .