Blackstone LaunchPad, a campus-based entrepreneurship network, is accepting applications to fill the Administrative Staff Assistant for Operations & Programming position. This role is responsible for the planning, administrative duties and operational execution of programming to inspire and empower our future innovators and entrepreneurs. Are you data driven, analytical, organized, handy with a spreadsheet, and a technology enthusiast? In this role, your responsibilities will include:
* Develop and implement in-person and virtual programming including speaking engagements, workshops, competitions, innovation sprints and other programs
* Leverage technology to create operational efficiencies
* Manage accounts payable, budgeting and other finance-related matters
* Metric Outcomes and Reporting
This role demands strong organizational skills, excellent communication, flexibility, and an eagerness to learn. As the operations and programming assistant you will help build the next amazing cohort of startups, as they develop from early-stage idea to venture-backed companies. This is an opportunity to gain phenomenal experience, broaden your network, and support students pursuing their passions. Our team recognizes the advantages diverse perspectives and backgrounds bring to the workplace. We are particularly interested in candidates who share this value and will work to achieve the university’s goals of inclusive excellence.
At Blackstone LaunchPad, there is something for everyone. We welcome all students, alumni, faculty and staff, regardless of discipline, experience or degree program. Because with the tools, resources and network available through Blackstone LaunchPad and our partners, anyone can be an entrepreneur and intrapreneur.
*Outstanding Benefits Package*
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.
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