Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related business area; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Master’s degree in an appropriate field preferred.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills in a team-oriented environment.
Experience in program planning and administration.
Ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse technical backgrounds and across technologies, disciplines and functions.
Solid technical writing, presentation, reporting, and documentation skills.
Experience in Project Management.
Demonstrated project leadership experience, including successful track record of completing deliverable on schedule and under budget.
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training and experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
*Please note that the application period for this position has been extended, if you applied to posting SPA1449 you do not need to re-apply to be considered. *
Required License or Certification
Primary Purpose of Position
The Autonomous Control and Information Technology (ACIT) Program Manger manages the projects within the Institute and its Centers; implements all aspects of the programs in each Center, markets the program to other universities and potential sponsors and is the program expert for each thrust area of the Institute.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
Advances in autonomous control engineering and its application in many diverse fields require interdisciplinary work and collaboration among departments and institutions. The disciplines include, among others, information, control, and energy technology. The Autonomous Control and Information Technology (ACIT) Center foster interdisciplinary work to carry out research and education in this autonomous control engineering and its application. The technology transfer role of the Center includes workshops, seminars and demonstration projects designed to move the new technologies from the laboratory to industry as well as to educate technical personnel and managers on the opportunities and uses of the new technologies. The culmination of these activities will increase regional economic growth fostered by the development, adoption, and effective use of new information, control, and energy technology.
The Center for Testing, Evaluation and Control of Heterogeneous Large-scale Autonomous Vehicles (TECHLAV) is a multi-disciplinary center that fosters a collaborative, integrated research and education programs with a focus on Large Scale Autonomous System of Vehicles (LSASVs) that can be deployed in an uncertain and dynamical environment (e.g. a battlefield) through effective interaction with human operators.