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Assistant Director, Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Franchising

The University of Nebraska at Omaha is seeking an
Assistant Director, Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Franchising
College of Business Administration
The Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Franchising (CIEF) is seeking to fill a full-time position of Assistant Director. The assistant director will work closely with the director in developing, administering and evaluating a wide range of entrepreneurial events and programs

Job Duties
•     Recruit and deliver programming for a cohort of up to 30 freshmen and sophomore students in an Entrepreneurial Living-Learning Community. Significant time will be spent recruiting in Nebraska high schools and then working with these students.
•     Overseeing the staffing and operation of a student-run coffee shop with revenues over $150,000 and used to fund scholarships, prize money and travel.
•     Assist with programming and administering the Celebration of Entrepreneurship fundraising gala.
•     The Assistant Director will also assist in planning and delivering a number of events and contests such as the BigIdea! Elevator Pitch contests, Maverick Business Plan Contest, Breakthrough Weekend, Maverick Young Entrepreneur Camp (day camp for junior high students), etc.
•     For all events, outreach to the Omaha business community to raise funds to support each event and program.
•     Significant engagement with the startup community at events such as 1 Million Cups and other entrepreneurial meetups.
·      Support the faculty who run the Maverick Venture Fund as it invests $200,000 year in student, alumni and community startups and assist in raising funds for the program
Minimum Qualifications:                                                                                                                      
·      Bachelor’s Degree
Salary Information:  Commensurate with Qualifications
This position is eligible for the NUFlex Benefits Package:
·      Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
·      Prescription Drug Coverage
·      Teledoc
·      Life Insurance
·      Long Term Care Insurance
·      Long Term Disability Insurance
·      Employee +One
·      Flexible Spending Account
·      Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
·      Employee and Dependent Scholarship
·      Holidays +floating holidays during the winter shutdown
·      Retirement
·      More info here:
Additional Benefits to Working at UNO:
·      Professional Development Opportunities
·      Attend on-campus events (concerts, theatre, sports)
·      Inclusive Environment
·      Durango Discounts Program
·      MavRIDE bus program
·      Discounted Wellness Center Membership
·      Get to know the O:
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Initial screening for minimum qualifications will begin immediately. Detailed review of applications for candidacy will begin on or after 06/28/2022. To ensure full consideration, please apply by the review date. 
All interested parties must apply through the UNO Website listed in the ad.  Materials submitted directly to this site will not be considered.
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