Position Description: Reporting to the Director of Entrepreneurship and Commercialization at the UCLA California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI), the Business and Operations Specialist will be responsible for program administration for Magnify, CNSI's startup incubator. The Specialist will also be responsible for managing and overseeing operational/process improvement projects as assigned by the Director.
As Business and Operations Specialist for Magnify, the position will take part in complex interactions among inventors, entrepreneurs, senior-level officers, faculty and other internal/external stakeholders to accomplish its mission to accelerate the growth and success of transformative technology startup companies. These efforts will include: optimizing operational efficiencies for incubator administration, curating resources to advance technology development and commercialization of portfolio companies, and promoting the mission of the incubator to potential partners, advisors and clients. Continued program development and the tracking of metrics related to the incubator are also important components of this position. The Specialist will, along with the Director and team members, ensure that all portfolio company activities and use of space are in compliance with University policies and procedures.
The Business and Operations Specialist must be customer-service oriented, as s/he will serve as a key interface between the incubator, UCLA Real Estate, other relevant campus departments, companies and entrepreneurs. This fast-paced job will require excellent relationships with Magnify companies, and a working understanding of the world of academic research and the technology transfer process. The incumbent must have the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities of the incubator.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.