Entrepreneurial & Innovation Program Lead

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
February 27, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Fixed Term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • Full-time, Fixed Term position until December 2025

  • Salary HEW 8 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working

  • About You As the Entrepreneurial & Innovation Program Lead at RMIT Activator, you will be passionately dedicated to nurturing founder talent and launching high- impact ventures. You will play a crucial role that drives pre-accelerator and accelerator programs, nurturing high-growth startups, and fostering an innovative and entrepreneurial culture across the university. Your key responsibilities will include leading the design and delivery of high-impact entrepreneurial programs, developing inclusive initiatives for diverse cohorts, collaborating with university departments and industry experts to enhance our offerings, and championing a participant-centric approach to meet the evolving needs of startups. Additionally, you will manage a philanthropic fund aimed at nurturing founder talent and driving impactful contributions to the ecosystem.

    To be successful in this position, you'll have:

  • Demonstrated experience in entrepreneurial and startup environments.

  • Strong knowledge of lean and iterative product development principles.

  • Proven ability to facilitate dynamic learning experiences.

  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills.

  • Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

    About RMIT Activator

    RMIT Activator activates knowledge and generates impact through entrepreneurship. Our mission is to empower founders, ventures and communities to deliver global impact, at scale, ensuring sustainability of people and planet into the future. We do this through a suite of entrepreneurial skills and venture support programs and services and large-scale impact projects and partnerships.

    RMIT Activator is a partner on a number of collaborative, externally funded projects with public and private partners seeking to drive sustainable economic impact and empowerment across a diverse range of communities and contexts. RMIT Activator provides entrepreneurship as a platform to achieve these aims, designing and delivering a range of entrepreneurial engagements and programs to uplift entrepreneurial capability and activity and generate sustainable impact and outcomes.

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link at the top of this page.

    Position Description - Entrepreneurial and Innovation Program Lead

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    Applications Close:

    27 Feb 2024 11.59 pm

    RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla n der community.

    At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via [email protected] or visit our Careers page for more contact information - https: // www. rmit.edu.au/careers.

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