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Executive in Residence for Wildcat Investment Fund (Part Time)

Apply now Job no: 9304
Work type: Part Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Academics, Academic Year, Campus Based



Provides expert practitioner experience into the applied experiential classroom while acting as an exemplar for students for the current workforce by modeling teamwork, collaboration, and industry techniques


Diversity & Inclusion 

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.


Essential Job Functions

  • Supplements faculty work with students across all elements of specific applied initiatives, including, coaching through specific project work, application of research to resolve business issues, and development of presentations/reports
  • Infuses industry knowledge of current tools and techniques onto project-based work and assists in training students on their application
  • Champions an industry perspective on teamwork and collaboration with students
  • Collaborates with faculty to coach students through industry-ready professional deliverables including, analyses and reporting
  • Demonstrates the potential career trajectories within the industry and discusses these opportunities with students
  • Consults on all aspects of current industry standards for marketing and provides the department with ideas on how to adapt to the industry changes
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics or a related field of study 
  • Moderate amount of experience working in a broad range of finance areas such as risk management, strategic financial planning, portfolio management and/or applied behavioral finance
  • Ability to attend investment fund meetings on campus, which may include evenings and weekends


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or greater in finance, or a related field of study with summative finance coursework and/or five or more years of industry-level experience with appropriate certification (e.g. CFP, CFA, CMA, CFS, etc...)
  • Experience teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Experience in portfolio management and strategic financial planning


Please note: Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a daily commuting distance of the Providence Campus location upon hire. 

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis until job posting is closed.

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