UNC Charlotte is a public university with over 30,140 students in 75 Bachelor, 65 Masters, and 24 Doctoral programs. The campus is located in the suburbs of one of the fastest-growing U.S. cities and adjacent to a large research park. UNC Charlotte maintains a particular commitment to addressing the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health, and social needs of the greater Charlotte region. The William States Lee College of Engineering, located on the Charlotte Research Institute Campus, has paired with the Energy Production & Infrastructure Center (EPIC), to create programs, courses, and energy concentrations within multiple departments that enhance technical skills and engineering. The College of Engineering has around 4,000 students in 18 degree programs.
EPIC is a university-industry partnership that meets the education and research needs for a safe, reliable, and sustainable energy future. EPIC enhances the available technical workforce, advances technology, and facilitates strategic industry-university collaboration for the global energy industry while supporting the Carolinas' economic and energy security development. EPIC is well funded in terms of facilities, faculty, chaired positions, operations, energy-focused laboratories, student scholarships, educational and research programs in the order of $100M. EPIC's main sponsors are the North Carolina State Government, Duke Energy, Siemens, Westinghouse, Department of Energy, EPRI, Hyperion, and many others.
Current Positions At EPIC
Economic and Workforce Development Associate
The candidate will be required to manage day-to-day activities within a workforce development project within EPIC. Scheduling and leading meetings with outside partners, including representatives from partner educational institutions and companies. Interacting independently with the project leadership team outside of UNCC. Regular reporting to the supervisor within EPIC. Drafting necessary project reports for review by the supervisor prior to submission to the project leadership outside of UNCC. Assisting with research activities on externally funded projects as needed. Such research is primarily focused on market research activities on potential project partners. Assisting with other activities as needed, including exchange programs maintained within EPIC. Candidate may be expected to do some occasional local travel for meetings.
For more information, and to apply for this position: https://jobs.charlotte.edu/postings/51028
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