Department Name: 40420:Office of Technology Commercialization
Co.Create at the UK Office of Technology Commercialization seeks a highly qualified candidate to fill the role of Project Manager to lead the downtown Lexington Co.Create extension office. The Project Manager will work with and support entrepreneurs, startup companies, partners, and related stakeholders in the Lexington region and across the Commonwealth through a variety of one-on-one meetings, public and private meetings, events, workshops, programs, and other initiatives. The successful candidate will have experience in or related to scalable, high-growth startups and entrepreneurship; excellent skill and capacity for leadership; business knowledge and experience; capacity for creative thinking, self-direction, and problem solving; and superb verbal, written, inter-personal, and public communication skills.
Highly proficient computer skills (Windows, MS Office, Cloud/web applications, Power User); A/V Technology proficiency
Position Time Status: Full-Time
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