Morehead State University, located in Morehead, Kentucky in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, is recognized as one of the top public universities in the South by U.S.News & World Report. MSU continues to strive toward becoming an even greater institution while making a lasting impact on the students of Eastern Kentucky and beyond. We are always looking for quality employees to help the University be the best public regional university in the South. We are accepting applications for a full-time, fixed-term position as Innovation Network Regional Office Director.
Responsibilities: The Innovation Network Regional Office Director manages the regional office to provide assistance to entrepreneurs in the development, implementation, coordination, and operation of innovative companies in all stages of business through technical assistance, training, networking and public education. The director exercises judgement and initiative to make frequent recommendations or decisions on complex matters that affect the network and the people it serves. The director regularly deals with a range of inquiries for assistance and information from businesses, entrepreneurs, public, state, and local governments, and universities.
Review of applications will begin February 25, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, visit: https://moreheadstate.peopleadmin.com and complete the MSU Application for Employment. Upload a cover letter and a resume with contact information for three references. Contact the Office of Human Resources at (606) 783-2097 should you have questions about our online application. MSU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years’ experience with progressive responsibilities or a post-graduate degree with two years’ of experience is required. Applicants must be energetic and positive with excellent communication skills; have a collaborative attitude; be a team player/leader; familiar with the community/region; be a highly motivated self-starter; command strong presentational skills as well proven ability as a coach/mentor.
Desired Qualifications: Master’s degree with business experience in start-up companies including management and financial experience is preferred. Practical and demonstrated knowledge in business operations, preferably in high technology businesses. An understanding of the technology transfer and commercialization process as well as familiarity with information technology business finance, operations management and venture capital is desired.
About Morehead State University
Morehead State University (MSU) is a comprehensive public university with robust undergraduate and graduate programs, emerging doctoral programs, and an emphasis on regional engagement. MSU aspires to be the best public regional university in the South through prioritizing and focusing on student success; outcomes; academic excellence; and rankings, reputation and regional responsiveness.