JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Texas A&M University

This listing is inactive.
Mays Innovation Research Center
Office of the Dean
Assistant Director

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462455
Date Posted: 03/18/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Director
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: College Station, Texas, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
L3 -- Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise
P1 -- Capitalist Systems
I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
University Center
Academic Program
Texas A&M
Higher Education
Program Management
Think Tank
Full Text of JOE Listing:

•Direct, manage, and administer the daily operations of the MIRC
o Coordinate and manage seminars, speaker events, and conferences
o Recruit and oversee the student workers
o Manage marketing and communications
o Work with other Texas A&M staff
o Travel when necessary

• Coordinate fundraising efforts
o Identify and contact potential donors
o Prepare grant proposals

• Manage data relationships
o Meet with outside constituencies
o Work with faculty members to manage data projects
o Analyze data for MIRC
o Develop relationships by interviewing for podcasts, drafting case studies, etc.

•Teach classes
o In some academic department on campus (business, economics, policy, etc.)

Required Personal Qualifications
• Positive, outgoing, and friendly personality
• Strong work ethic
• Self-motivated
• Ability to work independently
• Strong communication skills
• High degree of integrity
• Willingness to inspire staff productivity
Required Professional Qualifications
• Ph.D. in social science field (economics, business, policy, etc.)
• Willingness to supervise staff
• Data management skills
• Thorough knowledge of Excel

Preferred Qualifications
• 2+ years of professional experience

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application Instructions:
Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials:

• Resume
• Cover letter detailing your interest in this position and in the mission of the MIRC.

Please submit your application through

Please direct questions to John Cannavo, Program Coordinator of the MIRC, who is assisting with the search:

While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. Only direct applications will be considered. No phone calls, please.