• Boston, MA
  • This position has been filled

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Our University client in Boston is looking for a Director of Corporate Engagement to oversee staff and be responsible for developing relationships within the university and with external stakeholders. This is a direct-hire position for an individual with superior entrepreneurial and interpersonal skills. The salary range for this role is 140K per year.


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Developing and implementing the University’s Engagement Strategy for technology Sciences
  • Holistically addressing the needs of companies wishing to engage the University in Corporate Sponsored Research and Corporate Relations
  • Providing a bridge between corporate stakeholders and the research and educational domains of the University
  • Creating meaningful and sustainable relationships with industry partners
  • Manage and supervise program staff
  • Additional duties as needed


Requirements Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree required with at least eight years’ work experience.  Advanced degree desired.

  • Corporate sponsored research programs, technology transfer, grant development, gifts and philanthropy development, and/or other academic/industry engagement programs experience in data science, cybersecurity, cloud computing, machine learning, AI, and/or robotics.

  • Industry experience including product marketing, technology strategy, business development, and/or research administration desired

  • Working knowledge of scientific research. Experience forming research partnerships between industry and academic and/or other institutional research organizations.

  • Demonstrated record of leadership

  • Ability to gain credibility and trust with multiple layers of complex organizations from the University to industry

  • Entrepreneurial and dynamic individual with a commitment to advancing scientific research




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