FW: SIRTI Ad for Listserve Jean Montano 04 Feb 2002 12:17 EST

>   Position opening. . . . . .SIRTI is an agency of the state of Washington
> essential to state-wide initiatives to grow technology businesses, create
> living-wage jobs and build an innovation economy in eastern Washington.
> SIRTI provides value-added commercialization services to emerging
> companies for the purposes of attracting private funding, pursuit of
> growth strategies, and global competition.
> Executive Director, Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology
> Institute (SIRTI)
> The Spokane Intercollegiate Research Technology Institute (SIRTI) is
> seeking an Executive Director.  SIRTI is a Washington State agency that
> helps grow digital, environmental and biotechnology-based business.  SIRTI
> provides customized technology and intellectual property assessment,
> business and marketing development, access to financial resources, and
> incubator services to entrepreneurial businesses.  SIRTI helps bring new
> products to market and advance economic growth in eastern Washington.
> Position Specifications:  Appointment is for a full-time, twelve-month,
> administrative-exempt appointment and reports to the Executive Board of
> Directors.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and
> experience.  Application materials should identify your skills and
> experience as they relate to the duties and responsibilities of the
> position, and to the stated required and preferred qualifications.
> Professional Qualifications:
> Required Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of
> progressively responsible experience at a senior management level in a
> technology-related field.
> Preferred Qualifications:  Advanced degree in a technology-related field
> or business, and experience in the following areas:
> *     Business development for emerging technologies
> *     Technology commercialization
> *     Legislative process
> *     Political and economic landscape of Washington State
> *     Community awareness and activity
> *     Collaborating across a broad set of stakeholders
> Key Responsibilities:
> The Executive Director serves as the chief executive officer for SIRTI.
> The director is responsible for seeing that SIRTI successfully meets the
> mission and mandate set forth in the State of Washington statute RCW
> 28B.38.  Specifically, the director, working with the Board, is to set the
> SIRTI agenda and implement the strategies to carry out the agenda.  The
> director will be evaluated on his/her ability to: (1) provide
> organizational leadership, (2) accomplish the SIRTI strategy, (3) build
> effective partnerships and joint ventures, (4) develop new funding
> sources, and (5) coalesce primary stakeholders so they are SIRTI
> champions.
> Application Information:  For a complete Notice of Vacancy visit the home
> page at www.sirti.org.  To apply, send a letter of interest, current
> resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses
> of three professional references to:
>                       Dr. Dennis Horn, Chair Executive Director Search
> Committee
>                       665 N. Riverpoint Blvd. Spokane, WA  99202-1665
>                       Phone:  (509) 358-2021, FAX:  (509) 358-2092
>                       Email:  <xxxxxx@sirti.org>

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