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Program Manager II, Commercialization Events

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Program Manager II, Commercialization EventsInnovation Institute

Location: New Orleans, LA


The Program Manager II is a member of the Tulane University Innovation Institute (TUII) team. TUII is designed to bridge the gap between university research and industry, catalyzing the conversion of Tulane’s world-class research into technologies, products, and university spinouts with real-world impact. The Program Manager II is responsible for performing administrative duties in the management and coordination of large, specialized projects and programs. This position performs varied and complex administrative duties requiring independent judgment and the application of established policies and procedures. They will collaborate with faculty, staff and community partners on activity development, support planning, promotion, and execution of programs and events, and tracking project activities and expenditures and program/event attendance and participation. This position will serve as a key support as the TUII team fills the innovation funnel and pipeline at Tulane.
The primary roles are: 1) to manage and support implementation of TUII programs for the Innovation Institute, 2) to track and report success ensuring long-term program sustainability, and 3) to manage and support program outreach and marketing.
The Tulane Innovation Institute will serve Tulane’s faculty and students by leveraging and harnessing the expertise of on-campus programs and initiatives to accelerate innovation, build viable startups, and educate innovators and entrepreneurs.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in related field required plus five years administrative or management experience. Additional education may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s or other Advanced Degree.• Knowledgeable about technology development, startup validation, formation and scale processes.• Events planning and execution experience.• Grants / Budget Fiscal Management.• Administrative Management.


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