Bowhead has partnered with the Army Research Office (ARO) in helping them identify an ARO Associate Director of External Relations. The Associate Director of External Relations will support the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM), Army Research Laboratory (ARL) initiative to create and strengthen networks that connect the DEVCOM ARL- with academia, industry, government, and non-governmental agencies to facilitate the exchange of scientific ideas, the production of knowledge, and effective technology transfer channels. This individual, when selected, would be an Associate Director of External Relations, as a federal employee.
The Associate Director of External Relations will play a leadership role and serve as a liaison to facilitate communication of DEVCOM ARL scientific priorities and business processes to students, teachers, and university faculty/administrators, as well as industry and non-governmental agency leaders regarding opportunities to collaborate with the Army, or DoD, that contribute to the science and technology ecosystem supporting the Soldier or our nation's capabilities, encouraging collaborative relations with Army scientists.
Responsibilities to include but not limited to:
The position requires scientific and administrative skills to evaluate extramural research programs across ARO, including identifying opportunities for investment aligned with Army priorities and assessing the effectiveness of extramural scientific investments, including (but not limited to) the following tasks:
In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire.
• Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds
• Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
• Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically
SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Secret level (Possessing an active Secret clearance is preferred). US Citizenship is a requirement for a Secret clearance at this location.