Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development
North Carolina A&T State University
Location: Greensboro, North Carolina
Internal Number: 24055
The Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development (AVCRED) will assume a position of leadership in the daily functioning of the Division of Research and Economic Development. Under the Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development's (VCRED) direction, the AVCRED works closely with the eight schools/colleges within the University to develop interdisciplinary research activities, partnerships, collaborations, agreements and units-working through other universities, government agencies, and the business sector. The AVCRED will assist the VCRED in developing strategic plans and collaborate with the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development (aVCRED) in formulating and promoting polices that support a large and diverse faculty in conduct of their research, scholarship and creative work at the highest levels. The AVCRED will collaborate with the VCRED and aVCRED in overseeing the units in the Division responsible for pre-award and post-award services, research compliance, and technology transfer and commercialization.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T) announces a national search for an Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development (AVCRED) within the Division of Research and Economic Development (DORED). The AVCRED will report directly to the Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development (VCRED). As the second position in the DORED organization chart, the AVCRED is a critical part of the Division's succession plan. As such, the AVCRED will work closely with the VCRED in developing strategies for growing the research enterprise and addressing other strategic priorities and needs. The AVCRED needs to be an enterprise wide thinker who will bring a strategic, innovative, and collaborative leadership mindset to help grow the size and impact of University research. The AVCRED will be expected to collaborate across the University to create opportunities for, and support discovery and innovation by, University researchers. The AVCRED will have a specific focus on research development. The AVCRED will join N.C. A&T at an exciting time in its history as it sets a record achievement for new research awards in fiscal year 2021 (over $75 million) during its quest to move up the ranks from its Carnegie status of high research activity, in becoming a more competitive doctoral research university.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The Division of Research and Economic Development (DORED) is designated as the official unit to administer and manage sponsored program activities at North Carolina A&T State University. In addition to providing administrative oversight for all sponsored programs, the Division performs comprehensive pre-award and post-award functions to include identifying and publicizing funding opportunity information, coordinating the proposal review and authorization process, interacting with external agencies on behalf of the University, processing grant and contract award documents, administering sponsored projects from start-up through closeout, administering research compliance, and preparing and disseminating reports of sponsored program activity. The Division interfaces with other administrative support units such as Academic Affairs, Legal Affairs, Property Management, Computer Information Technology, Purchasing, and Human Resources.
Internal job number: 003092
An earned doctorate, preferably in a STEM field.
Documented record of leading funded research and significant research accomplishments, examples of which include: - securing, leading, sustaining, external research grants and contracts, research publications, production of intellectual property, and professional presentations
Experience in administration, at either the center/institute, department, college, or university level; with experience leading a of a research enterprise plus
Evidence of mentoring and assisting faculty; with experience in research development/mentoring a plus
A knowledge of research funding sources, e.g., federal, state, and private research funding sources
Experience in directing interdisciplinary research is desired. Demonstrated record of outstanding scholarship to warrant the rank of Associate Professor or Professor within the relevant field. At least three years of administrative experience at the department, university and/or agency level. Research administration experience in higher education. Experience in policy development.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!