The RLab, 16,500 square feet of co-working labs, classrooms, studios, and more, is the nation’s first city-funded center for research, entrepreneurship and education in virtual and augmented-reality, spatial computing and other emerging media technologies.
NYCEDC and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment selected NYU Tandon School of Engineering as the administering institution and a consortium of participating universities, including Columbia University, CUNY, and The New School to manage and operate the space, along with a workforce development center at CUNY Lehman College in the Bronx. The new multi-university center is critical to the City’s plans to establish New York City as the next global leader in VR/AR and related technologies and will create hundreds of new jobs in the field.
The Manager, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, will have responsibility for coordinating delivery of key programs at the Center, including managing key elements of the corporate membership and innovation program and delivering the entrepreneurship program. The Manager will lead the planning and management of corporate memberships, consultancy and corporate ventures programs, including facilitating and organizing programs and events. Provide logistical support to the Center’s programs and provide guidance to participating industry partners, entrepreneurs, faculty and staff. Assist with the with the general operation of the Center. Work under the supervision of the Director of Corporate Innovation to assist with the general operations of the Center in order to establish the programmatic goals.
3-5 years experience
Experience in a corporate innovation, consulting, or entrepreneurship environment.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Ability to quickly foster relationships with industry peers and relevant stakeholder groups. • Organization and project management skills, with the ability to plan effectively, meet multiple deadlines simultaneously, and coordinate others’ involvement within a dynamic and fast-paced setting. • Demonstrate broad systems-level thinking as well as be capable of in-depth analytical thinking. • Flexible in assuming other duties as needed
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Strong project and program management skills.
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