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Tech Hub Director/Senior Director, Darden's Batten Institute

Company: University of Virginia Physicians Group
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Tech Hub Director/Senior Director, Darden's Batten Institute page is loaded Tech Hub Director/Senior Director, Darden's Batten Institute Apply locations Charlottesville, VA Arlington, VA time type Full time posted on Posted Yesterday job requisition id R0050085 The Director/Senior Director of the new "Tech Hub"-a cross-departmental effort to advance Darden's presence and standing in technology-is a senior member of the Batten Institute leadership team who advances the Institute's (and Darden's) mission of inspiring purpose-driven innovative leaders who will change world. This position is key to shaping the future vision for Darden in tech-among students, alumni, employers, and faculty-and then executing against it. The Director/Senior Director develops and drives mission-critical programs by engaging a broad coalition of stakeholders around initiatives that improve Darden's engagement with and relevance in technology.Technology is a growing focus area for the Batten Institute. This role is instrumental in helping make technology, over time, a co-equal pillar to our historic focus on entrepreneurship, by cohering myriad activities happening at the school and driving net new ones. Our opportunity is to play a vital co-curricular role in equipping students - across program formats - to lead organizations that will invariably have technological innovation and disruption at their core.The Director/Senior Director will develop and foster a strong network of advocates and advisors for Darden in the tech sector, in Washington D.C. Metro, Silicon Valley and other tech ecosystems across the United States and globally. The cultivation of this community is foundational to the school's ability to deliver a suite of ever-evolving programmatic offerings that support faculty initiatives related to tech and to tech-fueled innovation (including AI) and to enhance and amplify the Darden student experience.This position can be located in Charlottesville, VA; the Washington, DC Metro Area; or the San Francisco Bay Area. The Director/Senior Director reports directly to the Batten Institute Executive Director and collaborates closely with departments across the enterprise, and potentially schools across the larger University. Primary stakeholders and related responsibilities include: Leadership:

  • Coordinate efforts across Darden under the umbrella of the Batten Institute Tech Hub as a clearinghouse for tech information and collaboration supporting thought leadership, faculty engagement, and external stakeholder management Programming:
    • Share leadership and project management responsibilities related to student programming (aside the Senior Director, Tech Sector Careers in the Career Center); potentially including at least one new flagship tech event in the fall, boot camps, speaker series, mentorships, ecosystem immersions, independent studies, internships/fellowships
    • Help run regular tech-based workshops including a new "Tech Learning Series"
    • Launch a "Tech Fellows" practicum in which students who are interested in tech can get real-world project work with tech companies or startups Faculty and Thought Leadership:
      • Selectively liaise with faculty in the tech area, and the Batten thought leadership team, to help articulate points of view on happenings in tech and to tell the story of Darden in the sector
      • Support opportunities for Darden convenings and engagement events to bridge theory and practice
      • Serve as a partner in the Intelligence Initiative discussionsImpact Measurement and Alumni Engagement:
        • Help codify alumni presence and longitudinal impact in tech sector / tech roles
        • Partner with Office of Engagement to develop meaningful and ongoing engagement with alumni in the tech sector or working in tech-intensive roles across sectors
        • Facilitate regular engagement for alumni with faculty, students and stakeholders through Batten Institute programmingCareers:
          • As an affiliate of the Career Center coaching team, collaborate with Senior Director, Tech Sector Careers with offerings for students interested in the tech sector through 1:1 student meetings, partnerships with the Technology Club, etc.
          • Support student organizations (including Tech Club) and Darden Career Center to develop and enhance career education/programming related to careers in technology across all business sectors
          • Partner with the Career Center to enhance and maintain a network of alumni and corporate recruiters that appeal to MBA job seekers
          • Integrate with the Career Center approaches and programming to help support students exploring careers in IT/technology functions and in the tech sectorMarketing & Communications:
            • Help raise the profile of Darden in tech through informing larger brand and marketing campaigns, including capturing alumni stories and successes in tech
            • Work with Admissions marketing and the Batten Scholars program to help recruit applicants who have tech sector experience, interests, or aspirationsIn addition to the above, Senior Director level responsibilities include:
              • Utilize more fully developed expertise and thought leadership to take on initiatives that are more complex
              • Apply skills to solve most problems without review, and latitude to devise the approach and method to performing initiatives
              • Perform long-term assignments with minimal supervisory intervention, seeking assistance when significant deviations are proposed, or when unprecedented problems arise
              • Train, serve as a resource, and provide guidance to more junior staff on non-routine problems, processes, and policies
              • Assist senior staff in developing approaches to problem-solving and anticipating issuesEducation and professional experience:
                • Director - Master's Degree with at least seven years of relevant experience. Experience in the technology sector strongly preferred.
                • Senior Director - Master's Degree with at least ten years of relevant experience. Experience will include leading complex projects with minimal supervision and the ability to mentor and motivate junior team members. Experience in the technology sector strongly preferred.
                • Collaborative team player who can work and communicate effectively, respectfully, and professionally with students, faculty, staff, and other important Darden enterprise stakeholders.
                • Demonstrated results for achieving metrics-driven goals through systemic development with educational or similar organizations.
                • Ability to push through strategic initiatives and ensure successful execution against plans and objectives.
                • Ability to translate thoughts and directives from several areas into a cohesive plan of action.
                • Ability to be a self-starter, owning a vision and driving results.
                • Excellent communication skills, especially written.
                • Belief in the mission of the Batten Institute and Darden School, and passion for the University of Virginia.To Apply:Please apply through Workday , and search for R0050085 . Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs'. Complete the application, and upload the following Required materials:
                  • CV/Resume
                  • Cover letterPlease note: Multiple documents can be submitted into the CV/Resume field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. -Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.For questions about the application process, please contact Jon Freeman, Academic Recruiter more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see and - .
                    COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines Please visit -the - UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines -webpage -prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA. The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. Similar Jobs (1) Entrepreneurship Community Director, Darden School of Business, Batten Institute locations Charlottesville, VA time type Part time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago About Us The University of Virginia is an iconic public institution of higher education, boasting nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center, and proud history as a renowned research university.In January of 1819, the Commonwealth of Virginia's General Assembly chartered what would become the University of Virginia. Entering our third century, the University has served Virginia, the nation, and the world by: educating responsible citizen-leaders; advancing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge; and providing world-class patient care. These responsibilities are enduring and continue to inspire our efforts. The UVA Health System is renowned for providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders, and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The UVA Medical Center and Physicians Group, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education, and research. At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers an array of other benefits and services to support -faculty, staff, and UVA Health team members with their personal and family needs. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for - all persons -and welcome diversity in all forms. For more information on the University of Virginia and the surrounding area, visit our Why UVA and Why Charlottesville webpages

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