Associate Director

Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh

Website Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh

KGSB Office of the Dean – Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh – (21001760)

The Associate Director (AD) for the Center for Sustainable Business will have primary responsibility for overseeing all three branches of the Center: research, teaching, and thought leadership. Specifically, the AD will have primary responsibility for overseeing budgets, writing grant proposals, tracking and reporting data related to grants, program development, coordinating the Sustainable Business Forum, supervising research collaborations between the Center and external partners, managing the Certificate in Sustainability program, running grant competitions for faculty and students, recruiting new clients, and acting as the primary relationship manager and liaison between the Center and external public and private sector entities. The AD will also supervise at least one full-time administrative staff member and at least one student worker who will have responsibilities for publicity and social media engagement, administration, and various center activities. The AD will work closely with other departments and schools regarding curricula, special courses, visiting scholars, speakers, and conferences. The AD reports to the Director of the Center for Sustainable Business. In collaboration with the Director, the AD monitors and makes decisions related to the centers’ multiple budgets, attends local and national meetings on the center’s behalf, and supports the Director in all activities deemed relevant by the Director to the success of the Center. The AD will also report to and interact with the Financial Manager within the Office of the Dean of Katz Graduate School of Business. The AD must be able to work with minimal supervision, represent the center in a professional manner, work efficiently on multiple projects, and maintain good rapport with university administrators, staff, faculty, students, and representatives or other domestic and international partner institutions. Occasional travel and weeknight/weekend hours will be required. Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a university or professional setting is required. Experience with supervisory responsibilities is also required. A relevant master’s degree is required. Superb writing skills are vital, as well as attention to detail, multitasking capabilities, and the ability to work in an extremely fast-paced work environment. Microsoft Office Suite, database, and web experience are required. Experience with data analysis software (such as STATA) is preferred. Other requirements include detailed knowledge of current research in the field of sustainable business strategy, the ability to think creatively about research designs that assess the impact of sustainable business strategies as well as how to implement those designs in practice, the ability to track data for grant proposals, oversee proposed activities and implementation, and write complex reports and proposals, as well as the ability to interact well with people at all levels.

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a professional or university setting required. Previous supervisory responsibilities required. Occasional travel and weeknight/weekend hours will be required. Experience with data analysis software (such as STATA) is strongly preferred. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets

Department Details The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration’s mission is to leverage the opportunities created by our urban location and strong research culture to prepare students to be catalysts for change. Our mission is to merge communities of knowledge with communities of practice to create exceptional experience-based learning outcomes for students and relevant insights for business leaders. Pitt Business is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status.

Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Administrator.III
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Master’s
Minimum Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Work Schedule Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range $35,100.00 – $56,784.00
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances Not Applicable
Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter

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