Assistant Director, Corporate ESP / Assistant Director, Creativity & Innovation

Oxford, Ohio
Jun 21, 2017
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Farmer School of Business is hiring for two positions within the
Department of Entrepreneurship; Assistant Director of Corporate
Entrepreneurship and Assistant Director of Creativity and Innovation. The
Assistant Director will have a range of responsibilities related to advancing
the teaching, research, and service activities of corporate entrepreneurship or
creativity and innovation within the Institute for Entrepreneurship. 

Duties include:

1.  Developing new programmatic activities related to corporate innovation
     or creativity and innovation

2.  Building further on existing programmatic activities such as lecture
     series and workshops

3.  Increasing engagement with Miami alumni founders, funders and
     advisors of organizations focused on creativity and innovation

4.  Assisting in research activities in corporate entrepreneurship or

5. Directing activities related to all financial matters (invoicing, collecting,
    and managing) of corporate entrepreneurship or creativity and for all
    financial matters of developing and executing grants

6. Pursuing external funding through grant writing

7. Improving external communications

8.  Developing activities in creativity including seminars, internships, and
     course projects

9. Assisting with activities for the Institute for Entrepreneurship including:
          a. Teaching & coordinating our introductory entrepreneurship course (if credentialed)
          b. Working with our other Assistant Director(s) on activities to
              advance the mission of the Institute for Entrepreneurship such
              as Startup Weekend
          c. The Assistant Director of Corporate Entrepreneurship will be
              involved with developing the entrepreneurship co-major (if credentialed)

10. Other duties as assigned.

Requires: Bachelor's degree in business or related field; experience and understanding of corporate entrepreneurship or creativity and innovation (as demonstrated by coursework or professional experience); excellent written and oral presentation skills; willingness to work irregular hours including evenings and weekends; ability to adapt within an entrepreneurial start-up environment; and willingness to travel.

Miami University will not sponsor H-1B work authorization for this position.

Preferred Qualifications: M.B.A. or advanced degree in related field; 2-5 years of experience in business or related field; experience with corporate entrepreneurial organizations or creativity and innovation in the entrepreneurial ecosystem; and experience developing and promoting new programs or events. 

Applicants should submit letter of interest, resume and list of three references to  

Inquiries only to Brett Smith at Screening of applications will begin 06/26/2017 and continue until the position is filled. 

The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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