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Greater West Dayton Incubator Manager

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: University Staff
Department: Greater West Dayton Incubator(GWDI) - 209062
Pay Grade: B - Exempt
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Position Summary: The Greater West Dayton Incubator (GWDI) Manager is responsible for helping to develop and implement the University of Dayton’s strategy for a neighborhood incubation site in West Dayton. The manager will engage with UD students and faculty to help support small businesses and entrepreneurs in Greater West Dayton. This includes connecting businesses and entrepreneurs to resources at UD and in the broader community, as well promoting the GWDI initiative to UD students and faculty to build engagement. The position reports to the Director of UD’s Crotty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership.
Minimum Qualifications:

Operates with an Entrepreneurial Mindset and comfortable with ambiguity
o Experience in organizational leadership
o Familiarity with the Greater West Dayton community needs
o Excellent relationship building and cultivation skills
o Successful fundraising experience, including support of donor development programs, grant writing, etc.
o Some post-secondary education required
o Experience coaching and supporting small businesses
o 3 years professional experience in business or a community non-profit
o Service mentality demonstrated through professional experience
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills
o Evidence of cultural intelligence and a demonstrated ability to effectively establish cross-
cultural relationships across multiple dimensions of diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in a related field
o 3 plus years leadership or supervision experience in nonprofit or entrepreneurial business
o Some sales and/or service experience and familiarity with CRM systems (Salesforce, ACT)
o Successful experience working with disadvantaged businesses or startups or other groups

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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