The Program Director will steer the activities of the Economic Development Administration (EDA) i6 Challenge Grant, which was awarded to the Johns Hopkins University in July 2019. This position will ensure that milestones and objectives are met on a daily basis. The program Director will leverage relationships across the region to convene a strong consortium and high-impact programming. The grant supports a team of current staff at Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures and Johns Hopkins Medicine Technology Innovation Center as they build the Chesapeake Digital Health Exchange (Chesapeake DHX), a digital health ecosystem initiative that catalyzes start-up growth through connection to talent, investment, and health system opportunity. Grant activities include regional consortium-building and knowledge transfer, anchored by events. The project spans three years.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide high-level strategy review and guidance for the Chesapeake DHX initiative and assistance with implementing the grant.
Perform discovery interviews to execute needs-assessment and build awareness among grant stakeholders in the Chesapeake region, including start-up leaders, industry partners, investors, health system leaders, government officials, and more.
Market and organize grant-related events and workshops.
Engage key stakeholders to sign up for leadership roles and steering committees associated with the project.
Research and engage similar programs around the country.
Create process and governance for Chesapeake DHX.
Build products/services based on needs-assessment for digital health ecosystem.
Assist with knowledge transfer around those products and services to relevant stakeholders.
Lead data collection and reporting to meet the requirements of the grant.
Draft additional grants and pursue additional business models to ensure sustainability of the project.
Serve as the Strategic Ventures Group liaison by participating in monthly meetings and integrating the needs of the TIC.
Serve as the Entrepreneurial Liaison to the Johns Hopkins medical software accelerator program, supporting teams in seeking commercialization funding, providing office hours to teams, and participating in/leading weekly workshops.
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
A minimum of 7 years of experience supporting or building entrepreneurial businesses and/or business training programs.
Demonstrated success managing or producing prior entrepreneurial events.
Experience teaching entrepreneurial workshops.
Experience leading a raise for entrepreneurial businesses.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Able to leverage an existing network of investors, start-up, government and innovation partner contacts related to digital health in the region.
Classified Title: IT Consultant Working Title: Program Director Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PG Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 60007476-IT@JH Technology Innovation Center Personnel area: University Administration
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.
The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
Equal Opportunity Employer Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.