Director Printing Apllications Lab Job Listing at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY

Rochester Institute of Technology

Location: Rochester, NY
Application deadline: None
Type: Full-time
Career Level: Director
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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The director will manage and direct activities of the Printing Applications Laboratory including oversight of all laboratory and staffing operations. The director will also be responsible to market and communicate the capabilities and services of the laboratory to the conventional and digital imaging industry, strengthen existing business, and develop new business.

Major Roles and Responsibilities:

· Manage PAL Operations, including full time staff, students, and equipment

· Develop and implement plans to achieve operating budget targets to ensure self sufficiency and growth

· Assess emerging technologies and implement new applied technologies and programs to enhance overall capabilities of the laboratory

· Develop and ensure successful engagements with industry in support of RIT’s and PAL’s mission and operational goals

· Attract and retain high performing team of technical and operational support staff to ensure continued support of applied research services and training and educational programs

· Maintain and ensure safe operations of laboratory and printing equipment, as well as understand and comply with environmental regulations and issues (e.g. chemical disposal, HAZMAT handling, etc.)

· Ability to develop subsequent year work plans and strategic planning capabilities

· Supervision of several full time staff


· Develop and implement marketing strategy

· Develop plans for utilization of the laboratory for education, contract applied research services, and training for industry

· Develop marketing materials which may include promotional materials, website content, department annual report, etc.

· Represent PAL at industry tradeshows, events, and focus group meetings

· Establish and maintain relationships with industry, organizations/associations, and other important stakeholders

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