Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology – Engineering Executive in Residence

Bradley University is accepting applications from candidates with extensive experience in the practice of engineering and executive leadership in corporate America. Entrepreneurial experience is highly desired. The individual will engage students and faculty to advance the educational collaboration between the College of Engineering and Business. Responsibilities for this individual will include participating in courses on innovation and collaboration, developing a seminar series that brings innovative executives to campus, cultivating collaborative and multi-disciplinary capstone projects from industry, mentoring entrepreneurial student organizations, and facilitating experiential learning through integrated business and engineering project teams. This position will report to the Dean of Engineering and Technology and will be a three-year, non-tenured renewable position.

Required qualifications:

  • A degree in engineering or related field
  • Significant experience working in industry
  • Experience in senior management

Additional preferred qualifications:

  • An MBA
  • Managerial experience as a corporate executive
  • Experience with new product development
  • Experience teaching university level courses
  • Experience with college advisory boards

Qualified individuals should send a cover letter addressing their qualifications for the position, a current resume and complete contact information for at least 3 professional references to: fiteschairsearch@fsmail.bradley.edu.

Review of applications will begin January 14, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university.  Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.