Student Engagement Manager for Partnership for Inclusive Innovation

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia
Posted Date
Jun 27, 2022

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Position Type
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

Serving within the Research Faculty of The Institute, this position directly supports the extension, service, and economic development missions of Georgia Tech to the State of Georgia. Primarily this role is responsible for overseeing the advancement of all student engagement efforts for the Partnership for Inclusive Innovation. The Partnership for Inclusive Innovation (PIN) is a public-private partnership that launched in 2020 to lead coordinated, statewide efforts to position Georgia as the Technology Capital of the East Coast. Dedicated to advancing technology, opportunity, and shared economic success across the state, the main pillars of PIN focus on community research, student engagement, workforce development, and economic opportunity. For additional information about the Partnership visit:  

The PIN student engagement pillar serves to develop a more inclusive Georgia through the development of next generation leaders across the state through public service, innovation/technology programming, experiential learning, and mentorship. Through oversight of the Smart Community Corps Intern Program (, this role will actively coalesce multidisciplinary students at multiple universities to work with faculty on various PIN projects that aim to transform communities throughout Georgia.

This position vacancy is an open rank announcement.  Final job offer will be dependent on candidate qualifications in alignment with Research Faculty Extension Professional ranks as outlined in section 3.2.1 of the Georgia Tech Faculty Handbook.


  • Manage and develop all PIN student engagement program logistics including, but not limited to, site visits, workshops, events, student hiring, and management
  • Design, develop, and maintain program accountability metrics that measure program performance and/or impacts (and communicate results to relevant stakeholders)
  • Oversee program marketing logistics and communications with interested communities and stakeholders
  • Build program external outreach network through state-wide virtual and in-person presentations/meetings
  • Manage and cultivate program funding, sponsor communications, and alumni relationships
  • Represent PIN and speak publicly at relevant events that foster constituent relationship development
  • Perform organizational administrative tasks, and other related duties, as assigned

Required Qualifications

Extension Professional I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Technology, or related/relevant field.

Extension Professional II

  • A Master’s degree in Business, Marketing, Technology, or related/relevant field and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree, or
  • A Master’s degree in Business, Marketing, Technology, or related/relevant field and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or 
  • A Doctoral degree in Business, Marketing, Technology, or related/relevant field.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education: MBA and/or master’s degree in related field.

Preferred Work Experience: Seven or more years of job-related work experience. Preferred backgrounds include (1) Grant-funded program development and management experience, preferably for programs that work with municipal organizations; (2) Established relationships with relevant Georgia and national stakeholders/constituents; (3) Prior experience working in a higher education, nonprofit, or community-driven corporate environment; (4) Prior experience working directly with university students/interns.

Skills: Ability to analyze, evaluate, and assess complex information; quantitative program/project measurement experience; and an ability to use independent judgment and communicate effectively.

About Us

This position will reside within the Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2) and be assigned as an Extension Professional.  For more information about EI2 see:

Georgia Tech Extension Professionals are research personnel assigned to fulfill the extension service mission of Georgia Tech to the State of Georgia and beyond.  This mission includes, but is not limited to, technology-based economic development, technology commercialization and deployment, entrepreneurship, start-up company incubation, and business/industry outreach.  Extension Professionals also provide educational programs for business and industry in support of these missions through facilitating and fostering increased industrial engagement and sponsorship of applied research activities at Georgia Tech.  Extension Professional appointments are based on the merit and special qualifications of the individual and follow the same general ranking, hiring, and promotion principles as other professional research faculty ranks.

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