The Executive Director role reports to the Director of the Chicago Quantum Exchange and will have the responsibility for providing a high level of project and administrative management.
Relationship management and coordination of all related efforts at IME/UChicago, ANL and Fermilab.
Strengthen the relationships between research programs within the CQE.
Coordinate annual fundraising meetings with companies and donors.
Conduct industrial outreach, responsible for coordinating activities leading to industrial partnerships, etc.
Develop and maintain a website and coordinating media presence for CQE.
Oversee workshops and conferences, including helping with relevant grant reviews.
Coordinate student training programs, such as the new NSF QISENET program.
Identify and coordinate new federal funding corporate partnership opportunities.
Maintain email distribution lists.
Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a team.
Ability to remain attentive to details, organized and productive while handling multiple concurrent tasks, and during high demand periods.
Ability to respond promptly, directly, and effectively to internal and external inquiries and requests for service while managing competing demands.
Leadership ability and motivation as a self-starter and learner.
Quantitative and analytical skills.
Interpersonal and supervisory/management skills.
Ability to create and deliver concise informational presentations.
Manage and grow a modest budget responsibly.
Willing to travel to multi work sites.
Education, Experience and Certifications:
Bachelorâ™s degree in a relevant field required.
Masterâ™s degree preferred.
A minimum of 1 year of administrative experience involving multidisciplinary research teams required.
A minimum of 3 yearsâ™ experience in a university, national laboratory, and/or medical center environment required.
Demonstrated record of working collaboratively and communicating effectively with a variety of constituencies required.
Demonstrated leadership experience required.
Familiarity with higher education environment preferred.
Some familiarity with government laboratories preferred.
Management experience with scientific programs preferred.
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