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Startup Success Manager, Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jun. 5, 2023
Title Startup Success Manager, Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Entrepreneurship
UB Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships (BEP) is looking for someone to help us find and support diverse, mid-to-high growth startups that come from Western NY founders, including UB alumni and students. UB Startup Ventures (SUV) helps Western NY founders build our community’s next great companies by supporting them with capital, mentorship, space, and access to our network of students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community partners. This person will attract startups to participate in UB’s Cultivator program or one of UB’s other Startup Ventures (SUV) programs, and then provide coaching to these companies, with the goal of positively impacting the Western NY economy.

Under the direction of the Associate Director, Startup Ventures, you as the Startup Success Manager will:
  • Build a steady funnel of WNY startups for Cultivator and SUV’s other startup support programs to ensure that SUV’s growth and diversity goals are met. This will be accomplished by leveraging existing startup funnel sources, as well as establishing new sources.
  • Coach and mentor startups and leverage UB resources and networks to ensure that SUV client companies are receiving the help they need and are progressing toward significant growth milestones.
We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.
About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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