A prime function of the DPI R&D program is the creation, distribution of seed funding to, and guidance of deep tech Science Teams through a process designed to develop their research and connect them with industry partners and funding opportunities. The Assistant Director of R&D Programs will work primarily with the DPI Science Teams in order to help them advance their goals, which may include applying for large research grants, engaging in industry consulting, or creating new businesses based on their research. The Assistant Director will facilitate the creation of goals and timelines for assigned Science Teams and track project execution during the lifetime of the team’s engagement with DPI. They will ensure high-quality research proposals are submitted by supporting proposal development and will help manage science team expenses and reporting. They will be involved in the proposal submission and review process for new science teams and may facilitate proposal preparation.
Deadline: November 22nd , 2021
DPI is seeking a Business Intelligence Manager to develop the digital tools and presence for DPI’s tech talent programs. By 2021, DPI will be training 7,000 students per year for tech jobs, 3,000 of whom will be from under-represented groups and will have upskilled 5,000 mid-career workers for jobs in data science, digital skills, business skills, entrepreneurship, and other types of skills including managing and analyzing data, software development, digital product/product management, and business building. The Business Intelligence Manager will be responsible for the utilization and integration of digital products to build a best-in-class corporate intelligence function for talent initiatives in Community Education and the Pritzker Tech Talent Labs. Through this function, DPI will strategically engage companies and communities to connect corporate talent needs with newly developed tech talent.
Deadline: November 25th, 2021