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Position Available

November 15, 1996

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Executive Director of the Vermont Technology Council. The Council is a voluntary association of community leaders from the public and private sectors who are concerned with the economic vitality of Vermont and believe that the state's prosperity depends on the successful commercialization within the state of scientific and technological advances and innovations. The Council promotes cooperation between the R&D resources of Vermont's colleges and universities and its industrial and commercial sectors. The end objectives are new, free-standing commercial businesses evolving from this cooperation.

The Executive Director will be responsible for all activities of the Council, assuring progress towards the fulfillment of its mission, including: securing public and private support for the establishment and enlargement of scientific and technological R&D centers; creating and fostering linkages between research facilities, governmental bodies and the business sector; providing policy guidance to Vermont EPSCoR; generating plans for the development, capitalization and implementation of scientific and technological advances and innovations within Vermont. Minimum requirements include at least 10 years experience and familiarity with academic research, technology and business development.

The Council is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The deadline for receipt of applications is December 6. A resume and a letter of interest should be sent to: Linda Thatc her, P.O. Box 2344, South Burlington, VT 05407-2344, phone:802-656-2158, fax:802-656-8577.