The center director’s key responsibilities are centered around enhancing the center's visibility, promoting its initiatives, and fostering engagement with the community, industry, and academia. The center director ensures the center's research, program development, and executive education activities are productive and impactful.
The research director works with the center director to ensure that research is productive and impactful. This entails supervising key aspects of research and development efforts such as planning, budgeting, dissemination, training, and collaborative research engagements that involve stakeholders both inside and outside the university.
The MCTI Executive Board Representative represents the center and the University of Missouri-St. Louis on the MCTI board. Executive board members oversee the daily operations of MCTI, with the overarching mission of steering the center’s activities. MCTI’s mission is that “We don’t just improve Missouri infrastructure – we transform it”.
The outreach staff member’s role focuses on facilitating outreach initiatives and managing the Inter-rotational internship program.
Expectations of the research collaborators, both within and outside of the university, collaborate to generate research ideas and disseminate research findings through peer-reviewed journals and other media appropriate to the discipline.
Executive Education Instructors and Collaborators will design and deliver high-quality supply chain management educational programs to professionals. They leverage expertise in supply chain management to develop a curriculum, facilitate engaging learning experiences, and provide valuable insights to enhance the participants' strategic decision-making abilities.
Graduate research assistants provide research and administrative support to the Research Director and Research Collaborator, while also working on independent projects. They contribute to research projects and gain research experience by creating project plans and work schedules in line with research initiatives, participating in data collection, literature reviews, and study evaluation, and preparing reports and manuscripts for publications.
Student workers provide general administrative support to the center, including scheduling meetings, managing facilities and supplies, maintaining records, managing social media, website and marketing communication, and coordinating logistics for research and outreach activities.