The National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) is seeking to fill an exciting new position in our Amherst, MA office.
NCIIA is a 17-year-old, national nonprofit organization that promotes science and technology innovation and entrepreneurship in universities and colleges across the U.S. We provide funding and training to help impact-focused student inventors realize their dreams, and support faculty to facilitate the innovation process from a new idea to the creation of self-sustaining enterprises. Our work has led to the launch of 180 new ventures that benefit people in the U.S. and around the world.
Founded with support from the Lemelson Foundation, NCIIA also receives substantial funding from the National Science Foundation, the United States Agency for International Development, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and other funders. We are a growing organization with an annual budget of $10 million dollars.
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Assistant Director of Communications - Contribute to the development and implementation of strategic plans for internal and external communications activities. Provide direct marketing support to NCIIA's educational outreach and grant-giving programs, including identifying and researching target audiences. Design, write, and produce content and materials for print, email marketing, web sites, and social media, and potentially create content for mobile products. Manage print production of educational materials, trade booth displays, and other collateral, as well as support video and photography services. Requires project management experience and a high level of technical proficiency in website development, social media, and graphic design. Read more.
Global Programs Associate - Are you interested in changing people’s lives for the better? If so, join NCIIA’s Xcelerator training program, which provides training and mentoring on entrepreneurship and commercialization to USAID and Grand Challenges grantees. The Global Programs Associate assists in all aspects of program development and execution; identifies, proposes and takes initiative to locate industry advisors, training and coaching colleagues to support teams; develops tools and processes to improve program operations and tracking of program impact. Knowledge of entrepreneurial ecosystems, innovation pathways and invention education and experience living and/or working in a developing country is essential. Experience in project management, and familiarity with the complexities of implementing a new technology or service in the developing world preferred. Read more.
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