Job ID: 2023-12391 Type: Office of the Vice Provost for Research (WS1763) # of Openings: 1 Category: Development/Sponsored Research/Grant Writing New York University
The Director of Business Development and Partnerships will lead the growth of New York Universitys industry-sponsored research portfolio. They will design, implement, and manage a strategic, comprehensive, and proactive plan to build and enhance meaningful relationships with regional, national, and global industry partners interested in sponsoring faculty research at NYU. Reporting to the Assistant Vice Provost for Research Planning and Analysis, the Director of Business Development and Partnerships will also integrate efforts into NYUs larger strategic research plan. The position will require effective and collaborative working relationships across the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, including with Research Development, Technology Opportunities and Ventures, the Entrepreneurial Institute, Sponsored Programs, and Research Compliance, as well as with the University Development and Alumni Relations, Office of General Counsel, Government Relations, Communications, Provosts Office, and School Deans and Vice Deans for Research, including those heading workforce development efforts.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Education: Master's Degree
Required Experience: 10+ years Ten years of experience in building research relationships or other strategic university-industry partnerships.
Preferred Experience: 10+ years Direct experience in a university corporate engagement position with identified successes in building partnerships with tangible results Experience working with intellectual property as a key part of a business relationship Understanding of the interplay between early-stage startups and corporate engagement
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing Demonstrated knowledge of corporate sectors relevant to NYUs research strengths and industry-sponsored research agreements Supervisory and organizational abilities, and the ability to lead an area through service to others and by example Self-motivated, self-starting, and able to conceive, plan, and execute on projects independently Optimistic, positive, can-do attitude Excellent attention to detail Excellent listener and responsive to client needs Team player Ability to work collaboratively with disparate partners within and outside University Excellent organizational skills
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $155,000.00 to USD $195,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.
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New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and NYU Tandon School of Engineering traces its roots back to 1854, building on an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. Our mission is to excel in research, teaching, and entrepreneurship and inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century — backed by an historic commitment of $1 billion to recruit new faculty, fuel groundbreaking basic and applied research in key areas, and expand the Downtown Brooklyn campus. NYU Tandon faculty are world renowned leaders in science and technology, with a strong commitment to research, innovation, and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world. We lead and have ties to multidisciplinary centers in wireless technology, cybersecurity, urban informatics, data sciences, artificial intelligence, renewable energy, and health, among others. Our faculty and students are part of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and in downtown Brooklyn, and we support three “future lab” business incubators that connect our students and faculty to today’s innovation economy. We are deeply committed to teaching and le...arning, and with NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education.
NYU Tandon is committed to substantially increase the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups in STEM and we encourage candidates from such groups to apply. We aspire to create a climate where diversity and inclusion are not only appreciated but considered an asset for creativity and innovation, and we seek faculty who have a real passion for a culturally diverse environment. We take pride in our high numbers of female students and students who are the first in their family to go to college. NYU belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches, and our faculty are supported by a range of work-life balance programs provided by the NYU Office of Work Life