The Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise (MIPE) at Clark University has exclusively retained Gardner Innovation Search Partners to find their next Director of Business Development and Strategy.
MIPE seeks to fill the position of Director, Business Development & Strategy of the Mosakowski Institute. Reporting to the Director of the Mosakowski Center, the successful candidate will work closely with the Director of Translational Research to turn evidenced-based research, data and customer experiences into new solutions that address behavioral health gaps in schools (prevention, first presentation and assessment) to reduce downstream issues in school or in the workplace.
The successful candidate will possess the following skills, expertise, and professional attributes:
  • 5-10 years of senior management and leadership experience.
  • Master’s degree in relevant field required.
  • Proven track record of delivering new business initiatives or products on time.
  • Prior experience in start-ups or new ventures is preferred.
  • Previous portfolio and project management experience in agile-based organizations is desired.
  • Loves new challenges. Find needs, enabling factors and capabilities in unlikely places, often accidentally explored.
  • Operationally grounded with the eye for strategic insight on new opportunities.
  • Active sensor of new knowledge and learning.
  • Seeks alternatives, experimenter, risk taker.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, including the ability to develop and motivate high-performing cross functional teams.
  • Exceptional executive presence, business acumen, and presentation skills

If interested, read more at To apply, email Tom Sweetman at