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Associate Director, Startup Ventures
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York


Date Posted Mar. 17, 2022
Title Associate Director, Startup Ventures
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Development/Institutional Advancement
 
 
The Associate Director, Startup Ventures, under the supervision of the Director, Startup Ventures, will be responsible for developing and implementing funnel strategies, risk assessment models, new cohort-based startup accelerator programs, startup portfolio ownership models, and funding for startups to drive economic value in Western New York.

Key Responsibilities Include:
* Developing and Implementing Funnel Strategies Responsible for building source programs and risk assessment model to catalyze high quality startups for acceleration.
* Create New Funding Sources Develop state and federal funding proposals for startup awareness, catalyzation and acceleration that increase total economic value creation.
* Develop New Startup Accelerator Programs Leveraging partnerships with other startup acceleration programs, investment funds and private industries, develop and implement new cohort-based startup accelerator programs which involve coaching, mentoring and funding to increase success rate and velocity of early state startups. Develop and implement ownership models to increase velocity and value creation across the UB portfolio.
* Leadership Responsible for actively providing an inclusive environment through role modeling inclusive behaviors and providing equitable opportunities for all in the recruitment, interview, hiring, coaching and development, promotion and recognition of BEP employees.
* Coach and Mentor Coach and mentor startups in the areas of market discovery, customer discovery, business modeling, product development and fundraising. Identify and communicate key gaps and help develop strategies to close those gaps for startup clients.

You will be successful in this role if you are driven by making an impact in the community, finding creative solutions to get results, enjoy engaging with diverse perspectives, collaborating with and influencing others, and are committed to the growth and development of your team.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the http://buffalo.edu/University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.


 
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