Internet2 — Program Director, Minority Serving-Cyberinfrastructure Consortium

Minority Serving-Cyberinfrastructure Consortium envisions a transformational partnership to promote advanced cyberinfrastructure (CI) capabilities at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), and other Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs). This will be accomplished through workforce development opportunities, collaboration, research computing, and establishing capacity-building connections among institutions. The MS-CC is currently funded for a minimum of 2 years by a National Science Foundation pilot award.

The MS-CC is searching for an enthusiastic, results-driven individual who can collaborate with its members to successfully lead program activities and make a significant positive difference in cyberinfrastructure at HBCUs, TCUs, HSIs and other MSIs.

The Program Director will work under the general direction of the Principal Investigator at Internet2 and will be integral in ensuring effective communication exists between the sponsoring agency, the Consortium Leadership Council, and MS-CC members. Additionally, the Program Director will lead and manage research project timelines, lead meetings with the program team and stakeholders, and will ensure that all required reporting and financial processes are completed by internal and agency deadlines. The Program Director may be expected to supervise approximately two (2) employees as additional hires are made under the pilot award. The Program Director will also play a key role in developing a sustainability and strategic plan for the MS-CC and coordinate activities in partnership with Community Engagement and other divisional program leadership at Internet2 for activities that achieve outcomes and develop programs as outlined in the grant.

The qualified candidate will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; Master’s degree or Master’s degree candidacy preferred;
  • Competency in Information Technology, Research Computing or related field;
  • Strong, cohesive, and enthusiastic written and verbal communication skills;
  • At least 3 years of experience managing or leading grant funded programs and strategically identifying and securing funding from federal, industry, and non-profit sources, specifically for STEM and/or Higher Education initiatives;
  • Preferred qualifications include demonstrated experience managing and leading high visibility and/or high impact projects on a national scale; knowledge of campus cyberinfrastructure and experience working with HBCUs and/or TCUs.

This is a full-time position which will include competitive compensation and benefits package. It will report to the Principal Investigator/Vice President for Community Engagement at Internet2. Remote work options are available throughout the United States and travel to MS-CC institutions and regional/national meetings will be expected several times per year.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

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