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Business Development Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 01/02/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 03/03/2018
Working Title Business Development Manager
Job Classification Administrator IV
Department Name 34214-GSPH-Human Genetics
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0136071
Hiring Range $46,644.00 - $76,440.00
Position Description

The Human Genetics Division within the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Business Development Manager that will build and develop the LifeX program. This program is an initiative that will provide expertise, capital, and working space to new companies addressing the most complex challenges facing modern medicine. The incumbent is responsible for supporting the development, implementation, and growth of LifeX’s strategy for economic partnerships through the execution of a set of projects that aim to external partners needs that promotes growth and opportunity in the regional, national, and global community.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 6-9 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Candidates must have a minimum of five years comprising of leadership, project management, entrepreneurship and/or a relate-able field within a complex organization. The qualified candidate will require a forward thinking, strategic, and ambitious mindset as well as strong leadership skills, the ability to cultivate professional relationships, facilitate collaboration among diverse groups, engage key stakeholders, effectively communicate visions and priorities, and build source funding commitments. 10-12 years of relative experience may be substituted for degree requirements.

Required Licenses/Certifications

PA Driver’s License

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents