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SSTI Job Corner

August 08, 2007

Complete descriptions of the position openings described below are available at http://www.ssti.org/posting.htm.

The Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF), a Washington State agency that functions like a foundation, is seeking a grants administrator to help shape the organization during its start-up phase. The LSDF supports innovative research in Washington State to promote life sciences competitiveness, enhance economic vitality, and improve health and health care. The grants administrator will manage aspects of a grants portfolio of approximately $35 million per year and will be responsible for information management regarding LSDF’s grant administration processes. He or she also will report to the LSDF Director of Programs. A bachelor’s degree and five years of experience in grant-making or grants administration, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, are required.

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA), an independent, self-supporting state entity dedicated to broadening New Jersey's economic base, has a position opening entitled Edison Innovation Fund Officer. EDA is seeking someone for this position in two locations. At each location, he or she will be responsible for using EDA’s resources to assist in the revitalization of the specific IZ and greater region through technology-led economic development. A bachelor's degree in business administration, preferably in finance or marketing, and/or equivalent professional experience is required. In addition, candidates should have two years of experience in customer relationship or corporate account management.

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