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Incubator Manager

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Work type: Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy
Categories: Marketing

The Macquarie University Incubator develops and runs incubation and entrepreneurship programs for students, researchers and staff from across the University as well as for external companies. It houses a community of start-ups which is growing every day which we support through a range of programs, mentoring and networking opportunities.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced general manager to nurture and develop the Macquarie Incubator, ensuring operational excellence while making it a diverse, successful and inclusive innovation community. 

Leading a team and working with the Director, Incubation and Entrepreneurship, the Incubator Manager will have the passion and drive to support both the community and individual entrepreneurs. You will arrange external mentoring, networking and links using your contacts and will originate, curate and execute programs, support activities and events. You will also run the operations of the Incubator, including the co-working and hot desking space, budgeting and staff development. This exciting and unique role provides the opportunity to help shape the future of entrepreneurship at the University and beyond within the local community.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and upload this and your CV as part of the application process. Note: candidates shortlisted for interview will be expected to address the selection criteria below at interview:

  • Degree in business, management or related discipline and/or extensive relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience leading operational delivery, ideally within an innovative environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience in fostering and managing relationships, networks and partnerships
  • Proven ability to manage people, resources, spaces and functions in a fast-paced and complex environment
  • Passion to deliver a world class entrepreneur ecosystem at Macquarie

For further information regarding this role please view the Position Description below.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Criminal History Check and Working with Children Check.

Salary Package: From $99,218 to $110,402 per annum (HEW Level 8) plus employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: Full time, 6 month fixed-term contract

Specific Role Enquiries: John Shi-Nash, Director, Incubation and Entrepreneurship, john.shi-nash@mq.edu.au    

General Recruitment Enquiries: Lizzy Nguyen, HR Administrator, lizzy.nguyen@mq.edu.au

Applications Close: Wednesday 28 February 2018 at 11:55pm (AEST)

Position Description: Incubator Manager PD

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

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