ICAP Program Coordinator

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Up to $50,000; commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Dec 17, 2021
Closes
Jan 28, 2022
Ref
STF10716
Function
Program Manager
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
ICAP Program Coordinator The George Mason University, Mason Enterprise Center invites applications for an ICAP Program Coordinator position. 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.About the Department: The Virginia SBDC and its ICAP program are part of the Mason Enterprise Center. Virginia SBDC - The Virginia SBDC is an organization of 27 local Small Business Development Center offices across Virginia providing professional business counseling, training, and business resources to help grow and strengthen Virginia businesses. ICAP - The Innovation Commercialization Assistance Program (ICAP) is focused on helping Virginia-based technology and innovation-driven startups on their path to success. ICAP works with startups to provide support along their entire journey towards scaling - from the early idea stage, all the way through working on Series A level of funding. This is accomplished through experiential learning programs and one-on-one advising with a team of experienced entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs. These services are offered at no cost and all advising is confidential.About the Position:The ICAP Program Coordinator provides overall support and coordination for ICAP programming and operations, including course offerings and other events, check-in calls, and specialized counseling sessions, as well as on-going program promotion. Duties include the following:Responsible for the project management and coordination for all ICAP programming and operations, including course offerings, management of team of 10+ ICAP Mentors, events logistics, and on-going program promotion;Manage the application process for all program applicants, placement into bi-monthly cohorts, including facilitating ICAP Mentor introductions;Engage with ICAP companies to track their status in the program, ensure they are meeting deadlines, and compiling action items assigned by their ICAP Mentor;Support the Director in administering technical assistance, outreach, communications, and reporting to partners and funding sources;Develop, expand, and strengthen relationships with ICAP teams, and ICAP Mentors - meet regularly and assess needs and progress;Track and report follow-on counseling hours by ICAP Mentors and staff for CARES Act and other reporting;Update client profiles to track attendance, required document filings, and on-going work;Assist in the planning and execution of ICAP events, such as course offerings, monthly calls, reunions, small group sessions, and partner gatherings. This work can include sending communications, making A/V preparations, and tracking attendance for both in-person and virtual programming;Create and send out announcements and routine procedural messages, as directed, in conjunction with ICAP and related programs;Provide technical assistance to ICAP clients, as needed, with the online platforms to upload their work;Attend in-person and virtual sessions, as needed, to assist with logistical support;Create and update program materials, as needed;Assist ICAP Mentors, as needed, in their work with ICAP teams;Help identify, schedule, and prepare speakers for ICAP programming;Assist with ICAP marketing and social media posting;Responsible for website maintenance/updates and web content;Assist with remote logistics for ICAP courses and events including, coordinating with local partners, providing training and instruction to local counterparts, as needed, and report any problems or issues to ICAP managers in a timely fashion;Review and revise impact and experience survey instrument(s) and assess results of ICAP teams' experience;Create ICAP digital marketing e-newsletter for ICAP community monthly e-news; and specialized partner quarterly for potential referral organizations, as needed;Contribute to VA SBDC management meetings, departmental committees, and other institutional team efforts, as needed; andOther duties as assigned by the Director. Required Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience;Superior Customer Service skills;Attention to Detail;Experience in Event Planning;Experience in Program Coordination;Knowledge of Social Media platform marketing practices;Excellent organizational and time management skills;Proven willingness to follow through on commitments;Demonstrated Audio/Visual skills;Strong interpersonal skills with experience interacting with a diverse management team;Working knowledge of Microsoft software platform; andKnowledge of other basic computer programs. Preferred Qualifications:4 or more years of professional work experience.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"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 Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.New hires starting after August 15, 2021, must have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by their start date, be fully vaccinated within 45 days of their start date, and submit documentary proof unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption by their start date. For updated George Mason University COVID-19 vaccination requirements, please visit George Mason University Vaccination Requirements."

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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