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Entrepreneurship Navigator

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Published 18 days ago

BASIC FUNCTION:

NYSTAR funds over 70 centers that support the New York State innovation ecosystem. Reporting to the Senior Vice President of NYSTAR, this individual will coordinate efforts to accelerate emerging company growth. Companies will be invited to a central location to receive guidance/assistance to address challenges they face. This position will be responsible for handling functions/activities necessary to ensure the success of this program. This effort will be focused on potential manufacturing companies and technology that may support manufacturing.

WORK PERFORMED:

  • Provide weekly update to SVP and prepare relevant reports as necessary.
  • Engage incubators, accelerators, and organizations focused on underserved populations.
  • Assist entrepreneurs with developing a commercialization roadmap to accelerate growth.
  • Identify commercialization bottlenecks across NY and develop/connect with programs that alleviate those needs (pilot content)
  • Leverage partners to provide entrepreneurial training, workshops, and engage other effective programs.
  • Identify feeder networks (commercialization competitions, SBIR awardees, Hot Spots & Certified Incubators etc.) to identify and assist promising start-ups.
  • Work closely with NYSTAR team to coordinate efforts.
  • Track all company engagement and assistance provided, documenting likely keys to success or causes of start-up failure.
  • Travel primarily in-state.
  • Present at meetings highlighting program and learnings.
  • Oversee and undertake special projects or initiatives as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position expected to work onsite and/or remote consistent with NYS and ESD guidelines and needs.

EDUCATION & REQUIREMENTS:

Education Level required: Bachelor’s degree in STEM related field

Relevant experience required: 3+ years’ experience with commercialization and entrepreneurial efforts.

BASIC FUNCTION:

NYSTAR funds over 70 centers that support the New York State innovation ecosystem. Reporting to the Senior Vice President of NYSTAR, this individual will coordinate efforts to accelerate emerging company growth…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

$65,000 - $65,000

Benefits

Comprehensive benefits package

Comprehensive benefits package

Location

On-site
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207, USA

How to Apply

Send resume to resumes@esd.ny.gov, indicating job title in subject line and salary requirement in email body

Send resume to resumes@esd.ny.gov, indicating job title in subject line and salary requirement in email body

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