SSTI Job Corner

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The following positions are available:

Executive Director

TechConnect West Virginia (TCWV) is seeking an executive director who is responsible for evolving and implementing the strategic and operational plans of TCWV in a manner consistent with our mission to diversify the state’s economy and promote economic prosperity.  The executive director strives to fulfill TCWV’s strategic objectives of strengthening the innovation ecosystem, building research and commercialization capacity, representing and showcasing the state’s technology sector and knowledge economy, collaborating on projects aimed at launching new startup businesses, improving access to capital and developing access to talent. The executive director seeks to align stakeholders in tech-based economic development; serves as an influencer on broader policies; and assures compliance with all requisites of funding sources. Areas of responsibility include programs, events, advocacy, communications, management leadership and board governance. More information is available here.

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Principal Consultant/Sr. Principal Consultant--DoD

BBC is seeking a principal consultant to deliver core services such as training and one on one assistance for technolgy companies seeking SBIR/STTR R&D funding through the federal government. This position requires previous experience with Department of Defense (DoD) and other contracting agencies (NAS, DHS). The job requires in-depth knowledge of mulitple agencies' SBIR and STTR programs. Click here for more information. To apply for this position, please email Becky Aistrup.

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Oklahoma Catalyst Programs Director

The Oklahoma Catalyst Programs Director will lead the day to day operations for the Tom Love Innovation Hub’s Oklahoma Catalyst Programs. This position is a key member of the Innovation Hub staff, working closely with the Executive Director and other members of Innovation Hub leadership. The Oklahoma Catalyst Programs Director will lead all efforts focused on the collaboration, training, mentoring, and commercialization to improve Oklahoma’s performance in the SBIR/STTR program. They will lead operations, marketing, scheduling, compliance, and budgets for the Oklahoma Catalyst Programs. Learn more here.

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Vice President, Commercialization

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), a nonprofit corporation, grows and diversifies Virginia’s economy by accelerating next generation technologies and technology companies through commercialization, capital formation, and market development initiatives, is seeking a Vice President, Commercialization. This exempt position reports directly to the President and CEO of CIT, is a member of the executive leadership team and leads CIT’s Commercialization Division. In this role, the VP provides strategic vision for the division and manages its operations, which assist in the guidance, coordination and funding of research and technology in Virginia with commercial potential. The VP has a lead role in developing and executing strategic commercialization objectives that accelerate economic growth in Virginia. The VP is responsible for a major funding vehicle, the Commonwealth Commercialization Fund (CCF), and is CIT’s primary point person with Virginia universities. More information is available here.

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Director, Commercialization Solutions

The University City Science Center is seeking a dynamic leader to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to analyze the needs of entrepreneurs and other key organizations to develop solutions and programs to meet those needs. The Director, Commercialization Solutions, will lead engagement with external organizations, including University Tech Transfer offices (TTOs), corporate development offices, academic and clinical entrepreneurs and other domestic and international organizations that align strategically with the Science Center, to help the Science Center design programming that is impactful and useful to our partners and innovators, meeting needs and gaps that exist in the ecosystem. This person will be able to identify problems and gaps in innovation, help design and build creative solutions, and execute on solutions that leverage the Science Center’s networks. This role will primarily focus on sourcing innovative technologies to plug into existing programs at the Science Center. Learn more about the opening here.

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MCA Seed Fund Director

This is a very rare opportunity to step into a venture capital fund role with the support of The Medical Center of the Americas Foundation and luminaries from around the El Paso region. The ideal Seed Fund Director candidate is a self-starter who wants to help shape the future of the El Paso region through fund development, company recruitment, and playing a critical role in investment decisions in tech startups. More information is available here.

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Economic Development Project Manager 

TEConomy Partners, LLC is a global leader in research, analysis, and strategy for innovation-based economic development consulting. In order to continue our strong growth, we are seeking someone who is open to being intellectually challenged on a daily basis. We learn something new with every engagement. We are looking for people with a range of qualifications and interests including project and client management, communication and organizational skills, and strategic thinkers with at least 10 years of experience. Learn more about the position here.

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