Program Manager, Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) (REVISED)

Wright State University
March 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:$41,590
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Negotigation
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Wright State University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to an inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Faculty Rank or Job Title Program Manager, Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) (REVISED) Job Category: Administrative (exempt/non-exempt) Department Raj Soin College of Business Admin EEO number: 23P113 Position FTE


Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate $41,590 Salary Band: UC S03 Job Summary/Basic Function:

The EBV is an annual noncredit educational workshop designed to instruct veteran entrepreneurs in business administration concepts that support entrepreneurial success, with special attention paid to the fact that all students are military veterans. The pinnacle of the workshop is an 8-day residential instructional program held at Wright State University's Dayton, Ohio campus. The residential portion is preceded by a 1-month online instructional program. The remainder of the program's annual activities consist primarily of planning and preparation, monitoring of mentoring activities, and regular reporting and communications with stakeholders.

Reporting to the Dean of the Raj Soin College of Business, the program manager of the EBV will manage the day-to-day planning and operations of the program. The program manager collaborates with other administrators, staff, and service providers to ensure the successful delivery of the program. The program manager is the point of contact for most of the program's activities among stakeholders, including those on campus, applicants, students, the national EBV Consortium, the region's entrepreneurial support community, the veterans' community, and others relevant to the program. Success will require, among other things, effective event planning, ensuring a sufficient pool of applicants, the selection of a strong group of students, travel planning for students, and the recruitment of a strong group of program instructors and mentors.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience in event planning and execution.
  • Budget planning and budget management experience.
  • Strong skills in interpersonal and written communication.
  • Professional demeanor and the ability to successfully represent WSU.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the education industry, particularly in educational program management.
  • Experience with electronic workflows, record filing, accounting, and productivity software, including MS Office and Outlook.
  • Essential Functions and percent of time:

    50% – Event planning, logistics, and implementation for the workshop

    Collaborate with internal and external parties to schedule and prepare venues for workshops, meals, and entertainment activities, including the organization and management of planning meetings and other communications needed to inform participants of their responsibilities and ensure their readiness.

    Ensure that events are completed as planned to meet the goals, objectives, and budget of the EBV program. Supervise event delivery, including set-up and breakdown. Addresses problems and shortcomings as they appear. Oversee post- EBV mentoring. Identify and address risk management issues that arise with the planning and execution of the workshop. Ensure compliance of procedures, policies, guidelines and internal processes, including the area of fiscal management for the workshop. Seek continuous improvement from one workshop to the next.

    20% – Recruitment of Instructors and Mentors:

    Identify and recruit workshop instructors from among Wright State's faculty and experienced business leaders, particularly those with entrepreneurial experience or experience transitioning from the military to the private sector.

    Identify and recruit mentors who can and will maintain useful and supportive relationships with the workshop's students for at least one year following the workshop.

    20% – Selection of Students:

    Organize and carry out, along with others, multiple interviews/conversations with the workshop's applicants to select students who are ready, willing, and able to participate in and successfully complete all components of the program.

    5% – Program Promotion:

    Collaborate with Wright State University's Office of Marketing and Office of Communications to promote the program to potential students in the Dayton region and the State of Ohio. In addition, work with the above offices to leverage the EBV to promote the college, university, and the collaboration with the EBV's primary sponsor.

    5% – Other assigned duties as needed

    Essential Functions and percent of time (cont'd): Non-Essential Functions and percent of time: Working Conditions

    Wright State University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to an inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    To preserve the safety and security of the campus community and to maintain the integrity of university operations, it is the policy of Wright State University making an employment offer contingent on various background checks, such as a criminal record, credit history when job related and/or education verifications. Additionally, an administrative review shall be conducted whenever the university learns that an employee is charged with or convicted of a crime (except for minor vehicle violations). Frequently asked questions related to background checks may be found on the Human resources website at https:// www.

    Effective July 1, 2017, per Policy 7230 Wright State University is tobacco- free. Tobacco use, including the sale, advertising sampling and distribution of tobacco products and tobacco related items is prohibited in all university facilities, on all university owned or leased grounds, university owned or operated residence halls and apartments, and at all university sponsored events regardless of location. Tobacco use is also prohibited in all university vehicles or on any equipment owned, leased or operated by Wright State University. This policy applies to anyone on campus including students, faculty, staff, visitors, consultants, vendors, patients, volunteers, and contractor employees.

    Special Instructions to Applicants Posting Date 01/24/2023 First Consideration Date: Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes

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