Position Summary: Reporting to the Vice President of Workforce and Global Partnerships, the Executive Director provides leadership, strategic planning, management and guidance to Lehman College’s new Business and Technology Incubator.
Duties and Responsibilities:
*Lead the incubator in broadening the influence of the College and its model of workforce and economic development in the Bronx and the surrounding area
*Provide strategic leadership to establish and implement the vision, goals, and strategies for all aspects of the business and technology incubator
*Develop a strategic plan for workforce and economic development programs encompassing all the major functions of market research, recruitment, retention and fundraising
*Spearhead the development, communication and implementation of effective strategies and processes to meet the School’s goals and objectives
*Market the incubator to prospective entrepreneurs, investors, and community partners
*Implement and lead recruitment, screening, and exit processes to reach prospective entrepreneurs and strategic partners
*Work with the School’s management team and advisory board to impart the incubator’s vision and mission
*Oversee the operations of the incubator (e.g. intake, assessment, exit, retention, reporting) including the incubator’s own business functions
*Supervise the staff and provide support and guidance to the incubator’s team
Requirements and Qualifications:
*Advanced degree in business/technology/computing or related field
*Minimum of five (5) years related managerial experience
*Excellent written and verbal communication (presentation) skills
*Strong business program management and coaching skills
*Hands-on business ownership experience
*Demonstrated ability in developing strategic plans, grant and report writing
*Experience with a diverse client population
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Position is open until filled
Applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references to:
Ms. Brenda Perez
Executive Administrative Assistant to the VP
School of Continuing and Professional Studies
Lehman College (CUNY)
250 Bedford Park Blvd. W.
Carman Hall 128
Bronx, NY 10468
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