The College of Business is seeking an InnovationX Program Manager. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean.
The program manager for InnovationX, the Center of Excellence for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the OSU College of Business is responsible for 1) building partnerships with other colleges and units at OSU to expand access to College of Business academic and extra-curricular programs; 2) promoting entrepreneurship programming to current and prospective students; 3) coordinating the delivery and execution of programming that allows OSU students and the broader community to explore and participate in entrepreneurship; and 4) general project management and coordination for InnovationX activities.
InnovationX is OSU's hub for student entrepreneurs and is a training ground for turning a passion for problem-solving into results and sustainable businesses. We work to ensure that students of all academic majors and backgrounds have access to resources and a supportive community to explore and pursue business creation. While the center lives in our College of Business, InnovationX serves students of any major across OSU and promotes access to entrepreneurship in our communities.
Typically requires Bachelor's degree in field related to assigned responsibilities. Experience developing and engaging in strategic partnerships with external stakeholders.
A masters degree in Business, Public Policy, Sociology, Communication, Higher Education, or related field Experience working directly with high school or college-attending students (serving or teaching students and/or supervising student employees) Excellent written and verbal communication skill Project management experience High computer proficiency, including strong MS Office experience with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing inclusivity and diversity
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the motor vehicle check requirement.
The typical schedule is Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm but some evenings and weekends may be required to support activities and events. Travel within and outside region by personal vehicle will be required as needed to support events.
Position will be located in a student residence hall.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
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OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.