Are you interested in entrepreneurship, economic development, and higher education? The Research Park is hiring a Visiting Incubation & Entrepreneurship Outreach Coordinator. Job responsibilities include day-to-day operations of its startup incubator network throughout Illinois that partners higher education institutions and communities working on entrepreneurship (the Illinois University Incubator Network).
The Coordinator will facilitate sharing of resources and best practices between incubation programs. The role includes arranging and managing events, training sessions/webinars, traveling workshops, and other programming created for the network. Additionally this role supports the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) funded University Center at the University of Illinois to support small businesses in downstate Illinois with student assistance resources. The visiting role is based on a five-year federal grant funded position with 3.5 years remaining in the grant programs.
The closing date to apply for this position is Monday, July 16. We hope to have this person join our team shortly thereafter. Apply today: go.illinois.edu/incubationcoordinator