The Director of Economic Development for the NC A&T Real Estate Foundation position reports directly to the Executive Director of the NC A&T Real Estate Foundation. This individual will serve as an ex officio staff to the Board of Directors for all acquisition and development projects. This person will focus on providing strategic vision to the foundation's development efforts and provide guidance to individuals and public/private/non-profit companies to establish, relocate, or expand their businesses on and off campus in relationship to the university's master plan that embraces the community that enjoins the university.
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The mission of the Real Estate Foundation, Inc. is to support North Carolina A&T State University's quality environment of exemplary teaching and learning, scholarly and creative research, and effective community engagement and public service through the acquisition, ownership, transfer, development, and management of real estate or real estate-related projects. The Real Estate Foundation offers office accommodations for University Relations, Alumni Relations and administrative offices for the Real Estate Foundation. It also is the principal site for the Alumni Event Center and its staff. The Real Estate Foundation roles expands to support the infrastructure of the university and community in the development of opportunities for relationship and capital improvements through public private partnerships and collaborations with other entities for enhancement of university and public good.
Internal job number: 000214
Graduation from a four year accredited college or university with a degree in Architecture, Accounting, Business Management, Finance or other related field with at least five years of responsible working/management experience in economic development and/or public private partnership experience with knowledge and application in a college, university, public setting or private industry related to facilities, operations, facility management/supervision or residence/housing operations.
All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experiences and skills in business economic development activities, real estate development, team building, innovative problem solving and communication skills and relationship development across a wide range of interest groups. Strong communication and presentation skills and experience in working with and across various diverse groups with multiple community interests and missions. Practical application, knowledge and experience in working with Public Private Partnerships (P3's) ; construction, financing or managing a project return for a revenue stream (ROI) directly from government or indirectly from users over the project life. Competencies include evaluating performance terms and efficiency for mixed use projects and providing creative solutions in the development of capital projects and intersections with technical teams (architectural, construction, etc.)
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!