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Job ID: 155261

Design and Innovation Director
Auburn University

Date Posted Mar. 8, 2021
Title Design and Innovation Director
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Engineering Adminstration
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Educational Services

The director will promote and facilitate design, innovation, fabrication and project-based experiences across engineering disciplines and for undergraduate students from freshman to seniors as well as graduate students. The director will oversee the personnel, spaces, and operations associated with the college’s Design and Innovation Center in the Brown-Kopel Engineering Student Achievement Center, The director will assist faculty and students in development and implementation of curricular and co-curricular design and innovation projects, as well as build and sustain industry and agency relationships and collaborations to support student projects. The director will promote and develop constituent awareness and funding for student design and innovation experiences, including organization of multidisciplinary and public showcases, events, and competitions. Full supervisory responsibility for other employees is a responsibility and includes hiring, training, evaluating, and making or recommending pay, promotion, or other employment decisions. The director will report to the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Program Assessment. Depending on experience, qualifications, and interest, the successful candidate may be appointed as either a tenure-track (assistant/associate/full professor) faculty member or as a non-tenure-track (lecturer or professor of the practice) faculty member.

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