The Entrepreneurship Center (EShip Center) at Kenan-Flagler Business School leads the curricular and co-curricular activities in entrepreneurship on behalf of the Kenan-Flagler Business School. The Center is committed to training and educating undergraduate and graduate business students and supporting cross-campus constituencies and the community in entrepreneurship. The Assistant Director of Community Engagement will lead all of our efforts around our Community of Advisors/ Coaches/Mentors. The Assistant Director manages a diverse community of entrepreneurship and UNC alums who are motivated to give back to students and the general entrepreneurial ecosystem. This individual will work very closely with students to understand their needs, and to develop a workflow to engage students with Eship programming and resources. This position will also serve as point of contact for Major Donors and our Leadership Council. The Assistant Director will oversee all of our major programming events, ensuring that we build deep and meaningful relationships with a diverse community. The Assistant Director will report into the Executive Director for The EShip Center.
Education and Experience:
Successful candidate will possess at least five years of progressive experience in program development, marketing, event planning, Community building; experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion programs, creating welcoming and inclusive environment. Prior experience in universities or with students is preferred.
-Ability to work with a wide range of diverse groups and individuals including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, businesses, entrepreneurs, major corporations, universities, and the public in order to develop an inclusive and supportive community. -Evidence of strong organizational, interpersonal, and oral and written communication and presentation skills. -Knowledge of the entrepreneurial process. -Experience in program evaluation, data analysis, and reporting. -Ability to take direction while working independently and collaboratively. -Ability to keep key stakeholders and contributors aligned and coordinated. -Ability to deliver excellent customer service. -Ability to drive and execute ideas in a rapidly changing environment. -Ability to welcome feedback, manage ambiguity, and pivot quickly. -Effective interpersonal, teamwork, and organizational skills. Developed attention to detail, time management, multitasking, and communications skills. -Experience managing multiple programs/projects simultaneously and/or programs/projects involving cross-functional alignment. -Experience managing complex meeting and/or programming events. -Ability to maintain a rapport with students, partners, support staff, team, and administration to perform job functions in a professional manner.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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