Acceleration Center Lead - AGCO

University of Illinois Research Park

University of Illinois Research Park

People & HR · Full-time
Champaign, IL, USA
Posted on Monday, April 3, 2023

Who we are looking for:

At AGCO, we believe that when our employees succeed, our business succeeds. It’s a people philosophy that we believe in and invest in. We make sure all of our employees – in every function, every geography, and at every level – have the tools they need to be successful and take charge of their careers. Because when our people grow, our business grows. Every day. Every way.

AGCO Corp has an exciting opportunity for an **Acceleration Center Lead **to support the growth of the AGCO Acceleration Center at our University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign (UIUC) Research Park Office.

What you will do:

  • Manage site operations including office maintenance, workstation support, and site finances/billing.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to create and complete student-led projects at the AAC that provide world-class development opportunities for the next generation of AGCO leaders.
  • Recruit, hire, and coordinate interns; Responsible for conversion and retention rate of interns
  • Engage and understand different areas of the AGCO business value chain including agricultural producers, equipment dealers, and internal team members to provide technical and business insight to faculty, entrepreneurs, and interns at the UIUC Research Park.
  • Manage site operations and communications for the AGCO Acceleration Center.
  • Recruiting, hiring, and managing interns for projects across AGCO.

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • 1- 3 years of experience with internships or co-ops
  • Proven interpersonal skills including the ability to translate complex agricultural topics into simple and accessible language for internal team members and interns.
  • Autonomous, self-starter who can perform in a dynamic and fluid environment.

A plus if you have:

  • Previous Research Park experience

What we offer:

Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit while helping us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s nearly 8 billion people. From the day you decide to join AGCO, we want to engage and excite you and we’re clear on where we want to go as a business and we trust you to help us there. Whether you want to learn a new skill or you aspire to do something different, we can help you develop the skills you need to take your career – and our business – to the next level.

We also invite you to “Make the Most of YOU” – Benefits include health care and wellness plans, flexible and virtual work options (where available), 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, paid holidays and paid time off, flexible spending accounts, reimbursement for continuing education, company philanthropic programs, company perks programs, and much more…

Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities, or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.

University of Illinois Research Park is an equal opportunity employer.