|30% Promotes, develops and executes strategic plan for the financing of program activities, ensuring ongoing sustainability of the. Identifies and develops funding from multiple external sources. |
20% Plans, develops and executes The Autonomous Transportation Initiative in keeping with the mission and vision of the center of excellence. Collaborates with industry and supports Faculty interest and capabilities.
15% Facilitates the training of the industry in-residence engineers. Assists in finding the appropriate and available lecturers on campus. Mentors students; authors or co-authors academic and/ or trade articles, manuscripts, etc. as appropriate.
10% Designs and develops major research program components, oversees execution of programs once funded. Coordinates varied and competing requirements associated with managing an innovative program in a university and/or government environment.
10% Assesses program's effectiveness, and recommends changes to program's content, policies and strategic goals accordingly. Develops and maintains liaisons with external advisory board. Represents the program to governing boards, outside agencies, and the public. Develops ideas and options for faculty review and decision, and develops and implements instruction and research programs that reflect faculty interests.
10% Maintains real-world knowledge developed in the course of on-going faculty research on various aspects of advanced transportation.
5% Presents seminars and workshops and participates with faculty on research. Organizes and/or leads professional conferences and provides public relations support.? Academic background and recognized expertise in selected area of research. ? Expert oral and written communication skills. ? Leadership experience in academic and/or government agencies. ? Demonstrated expertise building collaborations between academia, industrial and/or governmental agencies. ? Demonstrated expertise with program building within a leading academic institution and administrative, budgetary, human resources and financial principles and practices. ? Expert ability to work with dynamic and diverse group of faculty, staff and students. ? Expert fundraising experience. ? Expert negotiation skills.