Assistant Director, Center for Entrepreneurship

Salisbury University
Salisbury, MD
Jun 17, 2019
Jun 19, 2019
Full Time
Assistant Director, Center for EntrepreneurshipSalisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, DC Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Director, Center for Entrepreneurship-Salisbury University Downtown.Primary Job Duties: Directs, manages and supervises the entrepreneurs, ecosystem partners and business engagement community partners with activities associated with the Center for Entrepreneurship in the Salisbury University Downtown building. Directs and manages daily activities in the downtown entrepreneurship center. Ability to support center resident entrepreneurs with assessment and coaching, mentoring and direction with an action plan with a specific emphasis on team collaboration and a specific launch date. Ability to network in the community to introduce the center residents to the business community, investors and entrepreneurship ecosystem. Ability to write grants and request external resources to support the activities of the center. Serve as one of the representatives for entrepreneurship and economic development in the local, regional and state. Ability to develop collect and compile metrics that calculate and report the impact of the center on the university, city, region and state. Ability to conduct final assessment and launch entrepreneur and their business out of the center.Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field and 3-5 years of related experience. Must have experience working with entrepreneurs, economic development and the community. Experience with project planning, business plan creation, and grant writing is also required.Must be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, prioritization, problem solving, follow through, time management, and oral and written communication skills. Also, must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, work independently and in a team-oriented environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is required.This is a full-time, exempt State position with a full benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions. To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.Applications received by June 12, 2019 will be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our institution, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University's commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall, Tel. (410) 548-3508.Apply HerePI110257619