Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/06/22
Applications Due: 06/06/22
Vacancy ID: 104432

Position Information

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitleEntrepreneurship Navigator - NY or Albany

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $70000 to $75000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 50%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County New York

Street Address 633 Third Avenue

City New York


Zip Code10017

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Education Level required: Bachelor’s degree in STEM related field
Relevant experience required: 3+ years’ experience with commercialization and entrepreneurial efforts.

Duties Description BASIC FUNCTION:
NYSTAR funds over 70 centers that support the New York State innovation ecosystem. Reporting to the Senior Vice President of NYSTAR, this individual will coordinate efforts to accelerate emerging company growth. Companies will be invited to a central location to receive guidance/assistance to address challenges they face. This position will be responsible for handling functions/activities necessary to ensure the success of this program. This effort will be focused on potential manufacturing companies and technology that may support manufacturing.

• Provide weekly update to SVP and prepare relevant reports as necessary.
• Engage incubators, accelerators, and organizations focused on underserved populations.
• Assist entrepreneurs with developing a commercialization roadmap to accelerate growth.
• Identify commercialization bottlenecks across NY and develop/connect with programs that alleviate those needs (pilot content)
• Leverage partners to provide entrepreneurial training, workshops, and engage other effective programs.
• Identify feeder networks (commercialization competitions, SBIR awardees, Hot Spots & Certified Incubators etc.) to identify and assist promising start-ups.
• Work closely with NYSTAR team to coordinate efforts.
• Track all company engagement and assistance provided, documenting likely keys to success or causes of start-up failure.
• Travel primarily in-state.
• Present at meetings highlighting program and learnings.
• Oversee and undertake special projects or initiatives as needed.
• Other duties as assigned.

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Email Address


Street 633 Third Avenue

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10017


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