Assistant Director for Research, Indoor Climate Research and Training

at Champaign County Regional Planning Commission in Urbana, Illinois, United States

Job Description

This position is an excellent opportunity for someone who desires to make a societal impact! 
Working under the direction of the ICRT Director, this position will lead a team of researchers to attract and execute applied research projects related to indoor environments and develop programs to further the mission of the organization.
Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in engineering, environmental health, or related fields.
  • Five years of experience in a technical field such as applied science or engineering. Ph.D. may be a substitute for this requirement.
  • Demonstrated experience writing successful research proposals.
  • Successful track record of external R&D support.
  • Experience managing research projects.
  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing research groups and professionals.
  • Experience creating research budgets.
  • Experience in field-based research and monitoring.
  • Ability to observe standards of professional conduct by:
    • Accepting accountability and ownership of actions.
    • Practicing adaptability in accepting new challenges and responsibilities.
    • Focusing on staff needs with prompt, accurate resolution of issues.
    • Using professional, quality, value-added communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all stakeholders to improve ICRT’s research program.
  • Proven technical, administrative, and financial skills.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Characteristics, and Abilities:

  • Ph.D. in engineering or related field.
  • Community service experience
  • Strong interest in making social responsibility a tenet of research practice

The complete job description may be viewed at
Schedule:  8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., M-F (Flexibility is necessary to support the goals of the program.)
Worksite:  2111 S. Oak Street, Suite 106, Champaign, IL  61820
Status: Full-Time/37.5 hours per week
Starting Wage:  $59.75 - $75.00
Competitive benefits, health insurance, dental insurance, retirement, tuition reimbursement, high-quality programming, and great work environment!
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Job Posting: 11074030

Posted On: Sep 22, 2023

Updated On: Oct 20, 2023

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