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National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) President & Chief Executive Officer

The NBIA (National Business Incubation Association) seeks a dynamic new President and Chief Executive Officer. Our ideal candidate will be an exceptional leader with business expertise and a passion for entrepreneurship, as well as the drive, intellect, and professional presence to support and promote business incubation and acceleration.

The incoming President and CEO will report directly to the Board of Directors, and it is critical that this individual be well-versed in the broader national and international entrepreneur support ecosystem (including but not limited to business incubation, acceleration, coworking/emerging startup models, and economic environments – i.e. programs serving rural, urban, and developing economies).

Qualified President and CEO candidates must have demonstrated success in executing complex strategic initiatives, proven record of building partnerships with others to strengthen the reputation and foundation of the NBIA, and ability to cast a creative vision for the entire organization. Click here to view the complete posting.

Director of the Entrepreneurship Incubator, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

The Director of the Entrepreneurship Incubator will create programs, events, and activities that encourage and facilitate the creation of new businesses and growth of emerging ventures to enhance regional economic development, employment opportunities and the quality of place. The director will support the growth of regional businesses by collaborating with other economic development entities (e.g. Chambers, Economic Development Corporations, Workforce Investment Boards) to identify and address business needs; collaborate with regional community colleges to develop, launch, support and improve regional programs supporting business and entrepreneurship; and develop, launch, support and improve regional programs to the pursuit of entrepreneurship as a career path.

The director strategically manages the creation and implementation of a vision for the EI as a regional platform for understanding, coordinating and building entrepreneurial businesses, job creation and economic development activities.

Provides executive oversight and management for the EI's daily activities including personnel, budget, and delivery of client services.

Collaborates with Thomas Family Center for Entrepreneurship, SBTDC and Regional Center, and economic development providers to identify the needs of businesses and create or join existing collaborative activities to address those needs.

Provides strategic guidance, planning, training, in-depth counseling, and support to participating entrepreneurs in the establishment of strategic business plans, navigation of legal/government regulations, personnel management, general business practices and financial planning.

Collaborates with UNCP schools and colleges to provide technical assistance to faculty and staff to deliver EI programming; experiential learning for students; and provide a university wide branded entrepreneurial education program.

Prepares written proposals for new ventures/projects for major prospects, partnerships, corporations, foundations and stakeholders.

Maintains records and oversees contracts, communication and outreach efforts. Monitors and maintains compliance with grant specifications and prepares documentation and reporting.

Develops robust resources and networks for the EI to sustain the innovation and growth of clients and programs.

Develops strategic plans and partnerships for private philanthropic fundraising and grant development.

Job Requirements

Require Master's degree in business, entrepreneurship, marketing, or related field and at least five years of operational management experience required. Experience in business development, financial acuity, and budget management; understanding of fundraising and collaboration, communication and interpersonal skills. Prior entrepreneurial experience and knowledge of the region's business and entrepreneurial environment is desirable. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted; computer proficient; and service-oriented, diplomatic and able to delegate and motivate others.

Prefer experience in business development, financial acuity, and budget management; understanding of fundraising and collaboration, communication and interpersonal skills. Prior entrepreneurial experience and knowledge of the region's business and entrepreneurial environment is desirable. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted; computer proficient; and service-oriented, diplomatic and able to delegate and motivate others.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, the University takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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Senior Program Officer, National Innovation Network, VentureWell, Hadley, MA

VentureWell (formerly NCIIA) launches new life-changing ventures from an emerging generation of young scientists driven to improve life for people and the planet.

We are seeking a Senior Program Officer for the National Innovation Network (NIN), a joint initiative with the National Science Foundation’s cutting-edge I-Corps program. This is a unique opportunity to lead the development of a network that will transform the way researchers interact with one another to share knowledge and tools, and to fast-track their technological innovations to the marketplace.

The Senior Program Officer will have:

  • a deeply collaborative spirit
  • experience facilitating initiatives and linking professional networks across disciplines and institutions
  • and an appetite for tackling ambitious challenges.

Read more about position and how to apply here.

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 thea@tellurideva.com by Oct. 31 6 p.m. MDT (subject line: "program manager application"). See www.tellurideva.com 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 http://jobs.kbrs.ca/Careers/ 10525/.

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 www.losalamosdevelopment.com/jobs or e-mail bizmgr@losalamos.org.

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