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Position Available

August 16, 1996

The South Florida Manufacturing Technology Center (SFMTC), a regional office of the Florida Manufacturing Extension Partnership, is currently seeking a Director. SFMTC is located in Pompano Beach, Florida and serves seven counties along Florida's southeast coast: Broward, Dade, Martin, Monroe, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie.

The Director will manage contracts, develop operational procedures, evaluate Center progress and monitor economic impacts on its clients and the manufacturing community, and communicate the Center's mission to government, industry and the community. The Director must interact with the SFMTC board, ensure accountability for project funding and administer the Center's budget. The Director is the contact point with the Florida Manufacturing Extension Partnership and is responsible to the FMEP director for program quality and performance.

The ideal candidate will have a master's degree in management or engineering with 10 years experience in the following areas: leadership of a large staff; responsibility for budget development; entrepreneurial experience; manufacturing, engineering or technical expertise; coordinating with institutional and government entities; knowledge of the issues and problems facing smaller manufacturers.

For more information, please contact:

Jon Gardner Chairman,

Barnett Bank of Broward County

901 Southeast 17th Street Causeway

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

954/ 527-8507

Reminder: The NASA/SBIR Solicitation is open until August 28th