Regional Director, Rocky Mountain Region, Denver, CO

Overview: 

GXM is hiring a full-time Rocky Mountain Regional Director in Denver, CO in support of our client, NSIN (National Security Innovation Network). Cover Letters and Resumes are due September 2, 2020. Applications will be selected after this date for consideration.

About Your New Team:

NSIN is a U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) organization with the mission to build networks of innovators that generate new solutions to national security problems. NSIN does this by building communities of non-traditional defense problem solvers from the academic and venture communities, exposing these communities to national security problems through direct interaction with DoD end users, and supporting the further development and transition of these solutions into the DOD. The principal way in which NSIN achieves its mission is through three mutually supporting portfolios of programs: National Service, Collaboration, and Acceleration. NSIN’s Regional Network Team will be physically located in more than 35 different locations throughout the United States and is responsible for building the new communities of problem-solvers through which NSIN executes its programs.

NSIN’s commitment to diversity and an inclusive work environment extends beyond our network to our team. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, or other non-merit factors.

About Your New Role:

The Rocky Mountain Regional Director principally oversees the development of Customers and Partners to solve national security problems through NSIN programs and serves as the single NSIN point of contact for all Department of Defense Customers and private-sector Partners for the Rocky Mountain Region, which comprises Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota. The incumbent will be based in Denver, CO.   (60%)

The Rocky Mountain Regional Director serves as the principal NSIN point of contact for all DoD entities based in the Rocky Mountain region for the purposes of identifying potential NISN program or pilot matches. This includes, but is not limited to, initial Customer engagement, identifying problems and pain points within the commands and their subordinate component commands, and identifying potential problem-solving partners from academia or the early-stage venture community within NSIN’s network to engage in problem-solving activity through NSIN programs or pilots. (30%)

The Rocky Mountain Regional Director represents NSIN at symposia, conferences, or other strategic engagement opportunities in the region as recommended by the Director of Communications and approved by the Director of Operations. (10%)

This GXM position supports the direction of the NSIN Director of Operations.

To Crush this Role, You’ll Need to Bring:

  • Working knowledge of the Rocky Mountain Region defense, venture, and/or academic community 
  • Experience working with dual-use technology and national security policy communities.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Broad knowledge of emerging national security needs and associated Science and Technology programs.
  • Broad knowledge of academic research and commercial research and development relevant to emerging DOD capability needs.
  • Recent experience in technology projects involving inter-agency, inter-departmental, and international partners.
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills, including oral and written skills.
  • Foresight, maturity, and the ability to negotiate amicable solutions with diverse teams.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET security clearance.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Travel requirements for this position are frequent. The incumbent may be required to travel up to 40% of the time to multiple states.

This is a GS15-equivalent Contractor position with commensurate pay. The position is located in Denver, CO, with travel throughout Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

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