Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related experience; OR a Master's degree and 3 years of related experience; OR a Ph.D. or other professional degree and related experience.
Masterâs degree in Business Administration or closely related field. Experience in business management. Experience in process development, implementation and improvement. Experience in business development and lead conversion. Supervisory experience. Â Experience in fiscal management and accounting. Experience interacting with a broad stakeholder group in contentious topics.
The National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education (NIAMRRE) hosted by Iowa State University is currently accepting applications for an Associate Director of External Relations. NIAMRRE (niamrre.org) is a member organization that drives cross-sector engagement and coordinated action to combat the global threat of Antimicrobial Resistance across humans, animals, and the environment. In short, we connect people, resources, and ideas to accelerate and synergize efforts to combat antibiotic resistance.
The Associate Director of Operations position will be responsible for serving as the operations manager for the NIAMRRE office.Â The successful candidate will work closely with the Executive Director and the Associate Director of External Relations to lead the implementation of the strategic plan and develop the efforts of the institute. Responsibilities of the position include actively contributing to the oversight and management of the Institute, as well as providing counsel to the Director regarding key financial, organizational, and programmatic decisions, along with coordination of project activities and objectives across multiple institutions and other stakeholder groups.Â Specifically the position will provide supervisory roles for office staff, oversee the development of office process and workflows, oversee financial accounting and budget management, and work to oversee the development of the institute.Â The position will work closely with the Executive Director and Associate Director of External Relations to build relationships with potential new members and move them towards formal commitment to NIAMRRE membership.Â Furthermore, this individual will be responsible for the development and engagement of member organizations to assure that they see a return on value and remain members long-term.
The successful candidate will be a leader and an effective team builder and have the capacity to help others work together to achieve shared goals. In order to be successful in this role, the candidate will possess demonstrated project management experience, excellent written and oral communication, strong problem solving skills, and the ability to synthesize and integrate diverse ideas and perspectives. Lastly, this position is expected to communicate with diverse audiences about highly technical information, therefore the successful candidate will possess excellent technical writing skills.
The University is in the process of implementing a new classification and compensation structure. The impending change is expected to be completed by Fall 2020. Any P&S employee hired through this posting may be assigned a new title and associated pay grade upon the employment start date (and after the initial offer), commensurate with qualifications required for the position. The duties and responsibilities of the posted position, in addition to compensation offered, will not be affected by this process.
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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Original Posting Date:
April 24, 2020
Posting Close Time:
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Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.