Program Administration Manager II

Fairfax, VA
Jan 27, 2017
Apr 05, 2017
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

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Salary : Commensurate with education and experience, up to mid-$70s

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Regional Manager, MEC-Fairfax

The George Mason University Mason Enterprise Center (MEC) is recruiting to fill the position of Regional Manager, MEC-Fairfax. Based in the City of Fairfax, MEC-Fairfax--a partnership initiative between George Mason University and the City of Fairfax Economic Development Authority (EDA)--is a 30,000 square foot business incubator with 60 resident and 60 virtual companies. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

The MEC is a university-based economic development initiative that focuses the energy, skills and intellectual capital of George Mason University on enterprise creation and expansion. Specializing in the areas of small business services, government contracting, entrepreneurship, incubation, and technology ventures, the MEC offers a unique combination of programs, services and resources. Through a broad array of activities that include business counseling, seminars, sponsored research programs, business incubation, and connections to additional services and resources, the MEC strengthens the decision-making and operations of businesses, governments, and other institutions throughout the Greater Washington region.

Responsibilities: The Regional Manager reports to the Managing Director of the Mason Enterprise Center. The incumbent oversees all operations, including: * Resident and virtual client company recruitment and support; * Developing and delivering client networking and educational programming; * Coordinating business counseling and assistance for client companies; * Creating a community of entrepreneurship; * Outreach and marketing; * Budgeting and financial oversight; * Facilities management; * Supporting university spin-outs and start-ups; and * Coordinating with the City of Fairfax and EDA, MEC management and George Mason University programs.

Required Qualifications: * Four-year bachelors degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; * Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office suite; * Strong social/communication and collaboration skills; * High level of sales experience (full sales cycle from lead generation to deal closure); * Superior customer service skills; * Recent experience developing and delivering networking and educational programming for small businesses; * Relevant experience with incubator tenant relations and facilities management; * Recent experience working with start-ups, small businesses, and university faculty/student spin-outs and start-ups; * Supervisory experience; and * Experience with budgeting, accounting and financial management, and programmatic and financial reporting.

Preferred Qualifications: * Knowledge of QuickBooks.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 10216z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

MasonAd : Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report Up and Coming spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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