Intermittent Worker (Program Specialist)

Mississippi State University
June 12, 2023
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Intermittent Worker (Program Specialist)

Apply now Job no: 505943 Position type: Intermittent Worker Department: 048806 - Ctr for Entrepreneurship & Outreach Location: Vicksburg, MS Categories: Intermittent Worker Position Open Date: Apr 25 2023

Position Function:

Assist with building entrepreneurial teams to start innovative, new businesses. You will be evaluating Mississippi research and technologies on their ability to be turned into an invest-able business. You will have three main focuses - building out our catalog of Mississippi research ready to move to market, reaching out to prospective entrepreneurs to assist them through MSU I-Corps Site program and choosing a technology to complete the 3 week I-Corps Site program.

Employees hired into Intermittent positions are limited to working no more than 720 hours per fiscal year.

Salary Grade: UC

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges. For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

MSU's ECenter has a long and successful track records of empowering students to plan, launch and grow successful local and global companies based on new ideas or MSU invented technology. Utilizing the start-up pipeline and resources developed at State to support students, we are now expanding to bolster entrepreneurship across the state; starting in Vicksburg, MS.

Area of Specialization:

Center for Entrepreneurship Outreach

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1) Evaluate research from MSU, ERDC, and other Mississippi research institutions to buld our catalog for prospective entrepreneurs to go through the I-Corps program with. 2) Identify researchers who have developed promising technologies and meet with them for more information. 3) Complete the 3 week MSU I-Corps Site program at least once with an MSU, ERDC, or other Mississippi developed technology. 4) Apply for and complete the 7 week national I-Corps program with MSU, ERDC, or other Mississippi developed technology. 5) Guide applicants and participants through application process for both MSU I-Corps Site and national program, serving as a personal liaison to the applicant. 6) Track and log team progress in departmental CRM software. 7) Assist with other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

- High school diploma or equivalent - 18 years or older

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Experience and familiarity with learn startup methodologies 2) Direct entrepreneurial experience in a venture or angel funded company 3) Pursuing or achieved a higher education degree (Associate, Bachelor's, etc.), especially in a technical field 4) Experience working in a research institution 5) Living in or around Vicksburg, MS

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Examples of Working Conditions and Physical Effort.

•Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. •No or very limited exposure to physical risk. •No or very limited physical effort required. •Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply: https://

All applicants must apply online at www. and attach a cover letter, current resume, or curriculum vitae and the complete contact information for at least three professional references.

Restricted Clause:

Position is contingent upon continued availability of funding.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

What do I do if I need an accommodation?

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Advertised: Apr 25 2023 Central Daylight Time Applications close:

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