Bachelorâs degree and 8 years of related experience
Bachelorâs degree in related field (business, engineering, technology) and ten years of related experience OR Masterâs degree in a related field and seven years related experience. Valid driverâs license Experience assessing, developing, and implementing change within manufacturing businesses. Experience in sales or marketing leadership role in the manufacturing industry. Experience leading, influencing and motivating diverse groups to meet objectives. Experience developing and presenting curriculum. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
The Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) at Iowa State University, is seeking qualified candidates for an industry Account Manager for Des Moines, Council Bluffs, and southwest Iowa.
The Account Manager is responsible for developing relationships with manufacturing company executives, providing strategic advice and managing fee-for-service projects to help manufacturers achieve their goals. The ideal candidate for this position has a career in manufacturing with considerable leadership experience, understands a wide range of manufacturing process, and wants to play a key role in advancing manufacturing throughout Iowa.
The successful candidate will possess demonstrated excellence across a broad set of experiences in the manufacturing industry including industrial sales and marketing.Â Critical skills include relationship building, business and manufacturing acumen, excellent verbal and written communication skills; demonstrated commitment to diversity; interpersonal skills; exceptional critical thinking, analytic and problem-solving skills; ability to deal with ambiguity; and strong time management skills. All staff members are expected to maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
Regular with Term Appointment (Fixed Term)
Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
June 30, 2023
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.