Apogee Engineering USAFA - Research Program Manager - Colorado Springs, CO in USAF Academy, Colorado

Apogee Engineering is seeking a Research Program Manager in support of the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) located in Colorado Springs, CO. The Research Program Manager will provide management support for research, technology transfer and strategic communications and marketing to the USAFA Office of Research for the Dean of Faculty research enterprise.

Why work with us?

Apogee Engineering, LLC is a growing provider of research, engineering, operations, financial and administrative expertise across an array of DOD and Federal Civilian customers. Our company was founded on the commitment of making a positive difference regardless of agenda or personality. This commitment, infused with integrity and a passion for excellence, has propelled Apogee Engineering into the ranks of an elite small business company, known for unwavering dedication to their client's success, a warm and family-like work environment, and an enthusiasm to providing the right solution at the right time.

What you'll be doing:

  • Provide management support to the USAFA Associate Dean of Research and the Office of Research staff, including coordination of the Apogee Research Program Team support
  • Prepare, attend and present current status of Office of Research support efforts, timeline of events, any relevant issues, and budget information for the Weekly Office of Research Meeting
  • Lead and participate in the creation, modification, and maintenance of procedural continuity documentation for USAFA research enterprise tasks related to current roles, responsibilities, training needs, and required reporting
  • Provide project management support to Office of Research programs directly related to the USAFA research enterprise
  • Assist and advise the Office of Research in managing various grant proposals for the Dean of Faculty Research Enterprise
  • Lead the management of the annual USAFA Research Awards program
  • Oversee the activities to plan, organize, coordinate, integrate, execute and manage the Office of Research's portion of USAFA research enterprise events
  • Manage activities supporting all visits/tours hosted by the Office of Research which includes development of an agenda, assistance with base access and coordination of visit/tour related actions with base public affairs and protocol offices
  • Coordinate the USAFA research enterprise publications activities with the appropriate USAFA mission elements, which includes creation of the Annual Research Directory, the public release approval process for academic research artifacts/documents, and serving as liaison regarding the Office of Research's external media presence
  • Ensure timely and accurate review of research support agreements between a Dean of Faculty departments or agencies and any contractor or external government or civilian agencies
  • Oversee management of the research support agreements and interact with internal and external agencies and organizations to facilitate the establishment of support agreements related to research and technology transfer
  • Oversee support of the transfer of technology to federal or state government and civilian organizations
  • Oversee activities for preparation for, attendance, and facilitation of Intellectual Property meetings as required
  • Oversee coordination of the invention disclosure process with potential submitters and facilitation of application submittal
  • Oversee preparation and submission of the AFRL Technology Transfer Annual Report and AFRL Quarterly Update Report
  • Travel may be required

What you'll need to have:

  • 8+ years of experience (combined) in project management, technical publications, academic research, and/or public relations
  • Expertise in project management, preferably leading multiple simultaneous projects in support of academic research
  • Expertise in processes and methods for creation, development, and technical editing of formal publications
  • Experience collaborating with public relations and marketing functional organizations
  • Experience working with and implementing military protocol and business etiquette

Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status

Comprehensive benefit options upon hire

Job Start/End Date: 03-Dec-2018 to 06-Dec-2019 (MST)

Department: Air Force

Location: USAF Academy, CO, USA

Pay Rate: DOE

Pay Type: Salary

Employment Type: Full Time