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November 19, 2014

The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs is currently hiring for the following positions:

TechGROWTH Data Collection/Analyst

Data collection, database maintenance and data analysis for SE Ohio technology venture development organization TechGROWTH Ohio. Based at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Works with TechGROWTH executive team, regional partners, and State funders to ensure accurate and up-to-date collection, upload, verification, reporting and maintenance of large relational dbase. Employs Salesforce.com, Microsoft Visual Studio, DemandTools, Microsoft Excel, Dreamweaver and CommonSpot.

Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s Degree. Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel. Prior use of a rational database on any platform.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Prior experience with Salesforce.com, Microsoft Visual Studio and DemandTools. Basic understanding of these applications’ fundamental concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations.

The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by December 7, 2014.

Submit on-line applications at https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/12123

Director of Marketing and Communications

Ohio University’s Voinovich School invites applications for a Director of Marketing and Communications. We seek an individual with a proven record to oversee all activities related to conceptualizing and implementing marketing and communications strategy to reach the School’s target markets across our core businesses. This individual will work closely with the Dean and school leadership to support and direct strategy and direction. He or she will analyze and develop solutions for various websites and e-commerce systems to better position the School and will continue to grow and expand efforts to effectively position the School as a regional and national player.

This individual will serve as the proactive brand champion for the Voinovich School as well as the communications link between the School and the media. The qualified candidate will have experience driving online marketing and communications programs including email marketing, online advertising and social media, as well as experience with content development and search optimization. He or she will possess a high level of innovation and remain connected to the pulse of the marketing and communications industry trends in regards to higher education.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, public relations or a related field.  At least six years of experience in marketing, communications, or a related field At least 3 years of management experience.

Preferred qualifications: Master’s degree in marketing, communications, public relations or a related field.

The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by January 11, 2015.

Submit online applications at:  https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/12173

Director of Public and Social Innovation

Ohio University invites nominations and applications for the Directorship of its new Center for Public and Social Innovation within the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs. We seek a self-motivated individual with the vision, passion and collaborative leadership qualities to shape and grow this multidisciplinary Center created by the Ohio University Board of Trustees. This executive level position provides a unique opportunity to launch and manage a respected center that will have the staff and financial resources to undertake high-impact, innovative projects related to public policy and public management.

We invite applicants from academia, government, the nonprofit world or the private sector. Candidates should have an expertise in public and social innovation and a prominent, demonstrated record of accomplishment through research or initiatives resulting in significant social impact. The founding director, with strong backing from Ohio University’s top leadership, will expand existing collaborations with outside entities like foundations and an array of social and public organizations across Ohio and beyond. The successful candidate, working within a dynamic Voinovich School and cross-campus innovation environment, will help create a social innovation fund and will have a broad mandate to originate social innovation programs and projects, including those offering experiential learning opportunities, that address important critical challenges facing the region, the nation and the world.

The individual will hold either a non-faculty or a faculty position in the Voinovich School. Faculty rank, with or without tenure, will be based on professional accomplishments and academic credentials. A Ph.D. or terminal degree is required for faculty rank with tenure. Faculty appointments are year-round (rather than for the 9-month academic year).

The individual will be responsible for growing the Center. This will include envisioning and establishing projects, as well as building connections with relevant partners within the School, the field and the community. The individual will help lead the development of new certificates and assist in the development and redesign of the Voinovich School and University undergraduate and graduate academic and executive programs that promote public and social innovation with other colleges at Ohio University.

The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by January 25, 2015.

Learn more online and to apply visit: https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/12270


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