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Senior Manager Founder Programs

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Work type: Continuing / Full time, Fixed term / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Business Development / Industry Engagement

  • Pre-eminent university producer of tech entrepreneurs
  • Significant strategic accelerator program, fundamental to UNSW 2025 strategy
  • Located Kensington, Sydney
  • 5 year fixed term contract

The Organisation

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.  We aspire to be Australia’s global university, improving and transforming lives through excellence in research, outstanding education and a commitment to advancing a just society. 

The Division of Enterprise supports all aspects of the University's enterprise and innovation agenda, as part of the University’s 2025 Strategy.  The Entrepreneurship Team drives the entrepreneurship brand of the University by building entrepreneurial confidence though foundational entrepreneurship experiences, exposing start-ups to the most advanced business models incorporating sustainability, supporting diversity, enhancing innovation capabilities and connecting start-ups to the international innovation ecosystem.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Director, Entrepreneurship, and leading a team of 5 program managers, you will be responsible for inspiring, supporting and building an innovative and entrepreneurial culture among the University’s cohort. Utilising Lean Start-up, Business Model Canvas and Design Thinking innovation theories, knowledge and experience, you will encourage and help facilitate the development and promotion of programs that support student, graduate and staff startup businesses.  The role both implements and provides consultancy advice to others in the assistance of UNSW linked entrepreneurs and the focus of fostering the position of Founder Programs to build on the reputation of UNSW as a leading university for entrepreneurship and innovation support.

About the Successful Applicant

You can demonstrate your passion for leadership and entrepreneurship, as well as your commitment to delivering excellent customer service.  Please view the position description for specific selection criteria. 

Download File PD - Senior Manager Founders Program.pdf

To Apply:  If inspiring, supporting and building an innovative and entrepreneurial culture among the University’s cohort is of interest to you, please submit your cv and cover letter addressing selection criteria.


Shiree Thomas

Talent Acquisition Consultant


t: 02 9385 2401

Applications close:  11pm Sunday August 5th, 2018

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

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