GXM is hiring University Program Directors to support new programming activities with the National Security Innovation Network (NSIN). NSIN will be establishing a new spoke in its nationwide network of commercial innovation hubs and top-tier research universities in the coming year. GXM will be placing full-time University Program Directors (UPD) at select universities to support NSIN. Although the day-to-day duties and responsibilities of this role vary based on the needs of NSIN and the host university, the University Program Director will spend his/her time:
- Creating a national security problem-solving ecosystem in close partnership with their university, the local venture ecosystem, and Department of Defense end users from the area;
- Planning, delivering, and evaluating NSIN programs in partnership with their university;
- Creating bespoke collaboration opportunities between the Department of Defense and their faculty and students.
- Collaborating with university leadership, NSIN Regional Directors, other UPDs and GXM positions supporting NSIN.
The best candidate for the University Program Director position will possess:
- a working knowledge of the greater university community;
- prior experience working in at least two of the following three areas: academia, the Department of Defense, or the venture community;
- an understanding of current Department of Defense innovation efforts and organizations;
- ability to build and execute plans that address NSIN Director strategies and programming initiatives;
- strong communication skills to aggressively establish a network of stakeholders across multiple communities;
- an unquenchable passion to change the way that DoD collaborates and solves problems with non-traditional entities.
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