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Program Manager, Telluride Venture Accelerator - letters of interest being accepted through Oct. 31, 2014

The Telluride region has a rich history of innovation, invention and reinvention. An initiative of the Telluride Foundation, The Telluride Venture Accelerator (TVA) brings the highest quality companies in our verticals (outdoor recreation, tourism, natural products, health, energy, water, and education) from around the country (and perhaps internationally) to Telluride for our intensive 5 month mentor-driven accelerator. Our mission – to make Telluride a great place to start and grow a business.

Now starting its 3rd year – TVA is looking for a dynamic individual to join the team. As program manager your primary responsibilities would include formation and management of a mentor engagement platform; coordination of key functions, perks and space; website and digital marketing; research and metric support for teams; and general instigator of fun.

Position is full time starting approximately Dec. 2014 with a 1 year contract. Pay is approximately $20-$25/hour. Resume and cover letter (video can be substituted for cover) should be submitted to by Oct. 31 6 p.m. MDT (subject line: "program manager application"). See for more details.

Director, Steve and Barbara Fishman Center for Entrepreneurship

The Director of the Steve and Barbara Fishman Center for Entrepreneurship is responsible for strategic and day-to-day management of the Center. This position will be supervised by the Executive Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs and will work closely with, faculty members, and the Center advisory board. The Director will serve as a liaison between the College’s academic community and the private and entrepreneurial sectors across most of the surrounding region. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: Build and strengthen reciprocal and sustained relationships between the Fishman Center and area businesses and entrepreneurs; Identify donors, sponsorships, grants, and other income-generating opportunities as part of a plan to ensure the Center’s long-term financial viability; promote and market the Center’s activities within the College and to the broader external community.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred), along with 1-3 years of prior related work experience. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication, interpersonal, and superior organizational skills together with the ability to work collaboratively and courteously with colleagues throughout the College community, students, and outside agencies; must possess social perceptiveness, persuasive, strong presentation and negotiation skills, and attention to detail, and strong analytical skills and be a creative and critical thinker. Ability to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain those relationships over time; ability to establish long-range objective and specify strategies and actions to achieve them; ability to identify and expand the entrepreneurial abilities and potential of the students; knowledge of and experience in the application of fundraising principles and techniques, preferably in a not-for-profit setting. Must be proficient in a variety of computer and technology-related software and equipment, including Microsoft Office products and database systems.

Salary is competitive

Chief Executive Officer of the Genesis Centre in Newfoundland, Canada

The Genesis Group is a separately incorporated entity owned by Memorial University but governed by an independent Board of Directors, and runs a business incubator for technology-based start-up companies in Newfoundland, Canada. The Genesis Group is seeking a new CEO to lead a significant growth agenda. The new CEO is a hands-on leader who thrives on the challenges and the excitement that comes from working in an entrepreneurial environment. To learn more, please visit 10525/.

Senior Program Officer, Early Stage Venture Development, National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance, Hadley, Massachusetts

This is a unique opportunity for an individual who will lead a program for emerging innovators at the crossroads of science and technology entrepreneurship, teaching and venture funding.

This person will have program responsibility for our E-Teams Initiative ( including developing and implementing strategic objectives, managing staff and projects, and participating in all aspects of the program, from proposal review, team selection and training, through engagement with the early stage venture funding community. The ideal candidate will have a combination of entrepreneurial and early stage venture development experience (ideally in the scientific and/or technology sectors), and/or teaching applied entrepreneurship and venture development at the post-secondary level, along with effective people and project management skills. While we are located in Hadley (near Amherst), MA, the position can be based either here or in the Boston area.

A complete description and information about how to apply can be found at

Executive Director, Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation, Los Alamos, New Mexico

The Los Alamos Commerce & Development Corporation is a non-profit economic and community development organization, headquartered in Los Alamos, NM. The primary purpose of the LACDC is to strengthen and diversify the local economy by leveraging the strong technical base, trained work force and high quality of life in Los Alamos County.

The Executive Director is responsible for business recruitment and retention, managing LACDC programs, the financial management of the organization and overseeing a staff of 8-10 people.

Additional information and application to apply for the position are available on the LACDC website or e-mail

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