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Professional/Administrative Job Specification 

Job Title: Director, Telecommunications Research Center
Class Code:   000378  



Job Summary

Direct the Telecommunications Research Center (TRC) to achieve the goals of the Center in research, economic development, and education.

Duties and Responsibilities

Direct TRC to achieve the research, economic development, and education goals.

Assist researchers and other faculty in the development of telecommunications expertise for research and instruction.

Work with external organizations to apply the TRC capabilities to local, regional, and state-wide needs.

Develop and administer the annual operating budget for the TRC.

Direct the development and delivery of telecommunications related seminars and other educational programs.

Provide technical assistance to businesses and organizations in the adoption of telecommunications and related technology.

Participate in joint Economic Development activities with South Central Bell and the Cabinet for Economic Development.

Identify and recruit technology vendors for participation in the TRC.

Direct and facilitate activity in support of research at the TRC.

Supervise all TRC staff and contract instructors.

Oversee the coordination and management of the physical facility and logistical operations at Shelby Campus.

Knowledge, Training and Skills

Master's degree in Business or related field.

An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.


Seven years of related experience.

Supervisor Title(s)

Dean, College of Business and Public Administration

Subordinate Title(s)


The intent of this document is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented.

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