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Zahn Center Program Manager

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Position Summary:

The Program Manager will help oversee planning, marketing, execution and continuous improvement of multiple programs at the Zahn Innovation Center. In this role, you’ll work directly with the Executive Director, as well as with students, campus stakeholders, mentors, and industry partners. You will help deliver an array of programs designed to empower students at The City College of New York to embrace the entrepreneurial and innovation mindset by providing tools and resources to transform disruptive ideas into sustainable ventures. Activities include a startup bootcamp, apprenticeships, campus engagement events, and collaborations with academic activities. This position may work a hybrid schedule of remote and in-person hours in line with campus policies.


About the Zahn Innovation Center:

The Zahn Innovation Center is a startup incubator that nurtures entrepreneurial initiatives at The City College of New York, providing students with the tools they need to transform their ideas into sustainable ventures. The Center offers support for both technology-enabled startups and social impact ventures. The Center provides co-working spaces, as well as mentorship, workshops, academic classes, and expert pro-bono services.  


Essential Functions:

  • Lead project management efforts including planning, execution, and continuous improvement processes for multiple initiatives and activities including semester-long programs, ongoing speaker series, hackathons, ideation sessions, and campus and community engagement activities.
  • Help relaunch apprenticeship programs, on hiatus since Spring 2020, in collaboration with other organizations on campus.
  • Serve as a key focal point for coordinating activities with students, campus stakeholders, mentors, and industry partners. 
  • Coach, mentor, and support students on their individual journeys to explore entrepreneurship, develop new skills, and unleash their potential.
  • Collect and analyze data to evaluate the reach and impact of programs, and propose improvements and new approaches to programs based on those analyses. 


Position Requirements & Qualities:

  • Experience managing at least one complex project stretching over multiple weeks with multiple activities and multiple stakeholders.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion with a particular focus on supporting individuals and communities from underrepresented groups in technology and entrepreneurship.
  • Creative problem-solver able to get things done quickly, efficiently, and accurately.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills & interpersonal skills.
  • Highly motivated, energetic and enthusiastic self-starter, with the flexibility to manage multiple projects with varying levels of complexity. 
  • Comfortable working as a collaborative partner on a small team in an academic environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively on google documents, sheets, and slides.
  • Experience in at least one key focus area:
  • Entrepreneurship or related activities (this could include entrepreneurial activities within non-profit or social enterprises)
  • Technology development or prototyping
  • Product or service design and development
  • Venture finance


To apply, email chris@zahncenternyc.com with the Subject line: Program Manager, and attach your resume and a cover letter.

Position Summary:

The Program Manager will help oversee planning, marketing, execution and continuous improvement of multiple programs at the Zahn Innovation Center. In this role, you’ll work directly with the Executive Director, as well as…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Nível de Experiência
    Nível médio/Gerencial

Localização

Temporariamente Remoto
O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de New York, NY
Local Associado
160 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031, USA

Como se inscrever

To apply, email chris@zahncenternyc.com with the Subject line: Program Manager, and attach your resume and a cover letter.

To apply, email chris@zahncenternyc.com with the Subject line: Program Manager, and attach your resume and a cover letter.

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