Colorado State University- Electrical & Computer Engineering
Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at Colorado State University is seeking a highly motivated individual to manage the staff and it’s financial and human resources to advance the mission of the department. The position will serve as a strategic advisor to the department head on a wide variety of issues, including but not limited to implementation and assessment of short- and long-term strategic plans, as well as oversight and management of budget and finances. A detailed understanding of finance and accounting; budgeting, forecasting, and planning; and effective management practices is required. Considerable understanding of the significance associated with the scientific research and teaching missions of the faculty is necessary in order to oversee current support for departmental activities and to plan creatively for the department’s future.
This position will also be responsible for researching, preparing, analyzing, and managing information related to projects, people, and programs. Independent judgment and analytical skills must be exercised to understand, interpret, and manage data related to faculty research, an academic department and scholarly work. All areas of responsibility for this position warrant a great deal of analysis to determine the best approach to projects within a broad set of general guidelines. This position requires the flexibility to deal effectively with a range of people, such as faculty, researchers, international scholars, university administrators, staff personnel, and students. The position may require occasional work on evenings and weekends, as necessary.
CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer.
Colorado State University conducts background checks on all final candidates.
About Colorado State University- Electrical & Computer Engineering
As one of the nation’s top public research universities, Colorado State University (CSU) is a land-grant institution, with enrollment of more than 33,000 students. CSU offers 76 undergraduate degree programs, 114 graduate degree programs, 21 professional master’s degree programs, and a Professional Veterinary Medicine program. CSU’s world-class research and scholarship attract more than $370 million in research funding every year, ranking second nationally in federal research funding for universities without a medical school. Fort Collins is an attractive community of approximately 170,000 located along the Colorado Front Range at the base of the Rocky Mountains, 65 miles north of Denver. The city is routinely recognized as one of the most desirable places to live in the United States. It consistently ranks high on quality of life measures by numerous publications; see https://www.fcgov.com/visitor/awards for the complete list. The Front Range has developed into a high-tech hub with companies such as Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, IBM, Intel, Keysight Technologies, Broadcom, AMD, Xilinx, Ball Aerospace, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Woodward and Northrop Grumman located in or near Fort... Collins. The city offers a pleasant climate with excellent schools and abundant cultural and recreational opportunities nearby. For more information on Fort Collins, check out the City’s website: www.visitftcollins.com.
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) has 26 faculty members, 440 undergraduates, and 190 graduate students. It has cross-cutting research programs in biomedical engineering; communications and signal processing; computer engineering; controls and robotics; electromagnetics and remote sensing; and lasers, optics, and applications. In 2015, the National Science Foundation selected the ECE department to lead the nation to scalable and sustainable change in engineering education through its Revolutionizing Engineering Departments (RED) program. Impressively, CSU was the first ECE department chosen by the NSF for this highly competitive initiative of national importance. The department participates in the CSU Information Science and Technology Center (ISTeC), the CSU-CHILL National Radar Facility, and the NSF Engineering Research Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere. It is home to the headquarters of the NSF Engineering Research Center for Extreme Ultraviolet Science and Technology. ECE boasts three Colorado State University Distinguished Professors and one University Distinguished Teaching Scholar, the highest recognition available for CSU faculty. More than 40% of ECE faculty hold IEEE Fellow distinction, and many faculty have courtesy appointments in the departments of Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, and Systems Engineering and collaborate with faculty in these and other departments across CSU. More information on the department can be found at www.engr.colostate.edu/ece.