Executive Director, Center for Governance and Markets

University of Pittsburgh

Executive Director, Center for Governance and Markets

  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA US
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Executive Director, Center for Governance and Markets

  • University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, PA US
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: July 16, 2023
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Job TitleExecutive Director, Center for Governance and Markets

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Executive

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Location Pittsburgh, PA US

Application Deadline -

Contact Information

Contact Name UPittTA@pitt.edu

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Email UPittTA@pitt.edu

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Job Description

Title: Executive Director, Center for Governance and Markets

Location: Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh

Posted Date: May 30, 2023

Organization: GSPIA-Office of the Dean

Description: Directs and oversees all operational aspects of the research department/unit. Establishes and drives the vision, policies, fiscal functions, administration, and strategic plan of a research program to support the delivery of high-quality research services and ensure compliance with established professional, regulatory, and organizational standards and requirements.

The Executive Director for the Center of Governance and Markets is responsible for advancing the center’s mission and vision, translating ideas into tangible results, supervising and empowering staff, ensuring fiscal stewardship, sustainability, and growth, elevating the public profile, and enhancing the center’s impact. The incumbent will provide operational leadership and management to realize the strategic vision of the Center. The candidate will demonstrate a passion for the center’s mission, which explores the diverse, bottom-up governance arrangements that individuals and communities establish to solve collective concerns across three primary areas of research: social order, conflict and development; economic institutions and property rights; and governance of emerging technologies.The role requires active engagement with staff, faculty, and students at the University of Pittsburgh. The Executive Director will also steward the diverse ecosystem of external researchers, practitioners, policymakers, community leaders, and university partners, both locally and globally. The incumbent must demonstrate the ability to maintain clarity within a complex research environment. An effective communicator and inventive leader, the Executive Director will inspire and manage people, including team members and external partners worldwide. The candidate will have attention to detail and the ability to advance programs to completion and track impact. Reporting directly to the Center’s Director, the Executive Director will hold programmatic and operational responsibilities for CGM’s activities, staff, fundraising efforts, budget, and mission. They will serve as a conduit, facilitating communication between scholars and staff on issues of shared interest. Their active leadership, coupled with a deep knowledge of and passion for center research and projects, enables them to be a vital emissary of the center’s ideas, mission, and values. They will function as a conductor, a master networker, and a facilitator.Alignment with, and commitment to, the center’s values are prerequisites. Responsive communication with the staff, academic leadership, university administration, as well as with internal and external affiliates, is an integral part of this role. The Executive Director will be accountable for nurturing a culture of intellectual humility, mutual respect, tolerance, and fostering a collaborative environment conducive to growth, curiosity, and innovation.Position is supported by sponsored, non-University funds.Qualified applicants should submit a resume/CV and cover letter explaining their understanding of and commitment to CGM’s values and research areas.

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit coronavirus.pitt.edu to learn more about this requirement.

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Job Classification: Staff.Director – Research Operations

Job Family: Research

Job Sub Family: Research Operations

Campus: Pittsburgh

Minimum Education Level Required: Bachelor’s Degree

Will this position accept substitution in lieu of education or experience: Combination of education and relevant experience will be considered in lieu of education and/ or experience requirement.

Additional details about Required Licensure Certification: Advanced degree preferred (master’s, JD, PhD).

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Work Arrangement: Hybrid: Combination of On-Campus and Remote work as determined by the department.

Hiring Range: TBD Based Upon Qualifications

Relocation_Offered: No

Visa Sponsorship Provided: Yes

Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check

Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable

Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter, Other (review job description for more details)

Optional Documents: Not Applicable

Essential Functions: Advanced communication skills (written, verbal, interpersonal) to be able to communicate Center’s research, goals, and priorities are required. Ability to manage people and operations for a multi-faceted research center within an academic setting.

Physical Effort: Primarily sedentary. Some travel may be required, and may include local, national, or international travel.

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