The Entrepreneurship Program Manager is responsible for the successful operation of IMSA Entrepreneurship, a multifaceted, experience-based program that teaches entrepreneurial thinking to middle and high school students at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy. The Program Manager is expected to be an active team member of IMSA’s Faculty and Staff, supporting the innovation and entrepreneurship mission of IMSA. The person hired must be knowledgeable with products and methods for teaching entrepreneurship and stay current with advances in this fast-changing field.
One of the tenets of entrepreneurial thinking is “you can’t do it alone.” Consequently, the success of this position depends on the Entrepreneurship Program Manager’s ability to network and engage a wide range of subject matter experts to work with students. The Program Manager is responsible for training, supervising and implementing the programs and/or volunteers and overseeing the varied student boards—IMSA students who assist with the leadership of the entrepreneurial programs. The Program Manager is expected to collaborate with all faculty and staff at IMSA. The Program Manager leads the development of new curricula.
This position reports to the Chief Innovation Officer and is a member of IMSA’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship team.
Hours/Shift/Work Schedule: This position is a full time exempt position. Hours worked: 8:00am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday with frequent flex-time utilized to adapt to evening and/or weekend programming.
Lead the design, implementation and evolution of a comprehensive strategy that ensures an ever-expanding network of innovators and entrepreneurs at IMSA:
Lead and manage the design, development and adoption of structures, processes and tools for entrepreneurship:
Additionally the Program Manager should:
The preferred qualifications for this position include:
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Work is performed in an office setting with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards. Substantial time is spent working on a computer. This role requires the following physical activities: talking, hearing and visual acuity, sitting, walking, bending, stooping, finger dexterity, repetitive motions, loading, unloading and moving materials/boxes weighing up to 50 pounds.