The University of California Riverside, Office of Technology Partnerships seeks a dynamic, collaborative and highly motivated leader who has a deep understanding of scientific research in academic and industry settings. Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Technology Partnerships, the Director of Corporate Strategic Partnerships will lead a team of professionals and will be responsible for designing and executing the strategies focused on agriculture, life sciences, engineering, physical sciences and other units on campus. The successful candidate will build, sustain and expand beneficial relationships with the private sector and UC Riverside, its colleges, departments and faculty. Working collaboratively with the Office of Development, the Director will also play a lead role in the development and execution of strategies for private sector engagement across the UCR campus. This is a one-year contract position with the possibility of renewal.
A University of Distinction and Diversity widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, the University of California, Riverside current enrollment is more than 20,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.UCR is loca...ted approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations. UCR is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.