Exempt Staff Position Available | Department of Aerospace – Engineering University of MD Unmanned Aircraft Test Site

The Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park (www.aero.umd.edu) is seeking exceptional candidates with demonstrated leadership, creativity and technical expertise as the Director of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site located in Saint Mary’s County, Maryland. The Director will lead all functions, operations and outcomes of the Test Site, as well as develop initiatives, execute a broad strategic plan and possess a comprehensive understanding – of the Test Site’s mission while leading the Test Site team. The Director represents the Test Site when interacting with the University, other academic institutions, industry members, government officials, and the general public to ensure Test Site success and customer satisfaction. The Director also represents the
University in the local and regional community, as well as at national and international conferences. By being sensitive to the growing market and use cases of UAS, the Director will provide thought leadership to the Test Site team, the University community and external stakeholders. The Director will drive and participate in the public conversation on the future of UAS.

For best consideration a cover letter and resume should be submitted online by April 4th, 2022 at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/92677. Information on the UAS Test Site is available at the following website: https://uas-test.umd.edu/

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