Bachelorâs degree and 8 years of related experience
Bachelor's degree food processing, agriculture, engineering, technology or related field, Experience assessing, developing, and implementing change within food manufacturing business., Experience developing and presenting curriculum., Experience leading, influencing and motivating diverse groups to meet objectives., Ten years of experience in a leadership role within the food or bio-products industry (sales, finance or production).
The Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) at Iowa State University, is seeking qualified candidates for a food and bioproducts industry Account Manager. The Account Manager is responsible for developing relationships with manufacturing company executives and local plant leaders, providing strategic advice, and managing fee-for-service projects to help manufacturers achieve their goals.
The ideal candidate for this position has a career in food, feed, or bioproducts manufacturing with considerable leadership experience, understands a wide range of manufacturing processes, and wants to play a key role in advancing manufacturing throughout Iowa.
Business, and manufacturing acumen
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to diversity
Interpersonal skills; exceptional critical thinking, analytic and problem-solving skills
Ability to deal with ambiguity
Strong time management skills.
Maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
Level Guidelines â¢ Expert-level position possessing advanced professional and/or technical skills working under limited or no supervision â¢ Applies high-level professional knowledge and expertise to focus on ISUâs mission and meeting division, department or work unit goals â¢ Solves complex issues using highly-developed problem resolution skills â¢ Regularly provides recommendations regarding problems/issues outside the bounds of defined procedures and practices â¢ Utilizes high-level professional knowledge and expertise to provide guidance, recommendations, and set standards related to strategy, policy, and mission â¢ Leads projects of moderate to high scope and complexity with broad impact â¢ May provide supervision to other department staff (i.e., leads a small work team)
Regular with Term Appointment (Fixed Term)
Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
June 30, 2023
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
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Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.