Program Coordinator, START:ME (Business & Society Institute)

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Goizueta Business School
Business & Society Institute
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Emory University's Goizueta Business School is in search of a Program Coordinator to join the Start:ME Accelerator team, supporting entrepreneurs in underserved metro Atlanta communities. Candidates/Applicants should have graduated from an undergrad program in or after the Spring of 2022. The position is designed as a 24-month fellowship experience for those entering the social sector after completing their undergraduate studies. Project assignments and tasks vary based on the season and semester.



Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the operations of the program including content review and creation, logistical management, and communications with program participants.
  • Managing program's communications, including email marketing, website, and social media, to connect with a broad audience.
  • Partnering and collaborating with program stakeholders, including community partners, key supporters, and alumni, to ensure successful execution of recruiting and programming.
  • Overseeing and participating in entrepreneur selection process.
  • Producing and delivering program content for key accelerator info and program sessions.
  • Facilitating year-round alumni programming and support in partnership with alumni and program stakeholders.
  • Collecting data on past Start:ME ventures to evaluate program effectiveness and to support grant reporting.
  • Supporting program expansion into new communities within metro Atlanta.
  • Additional assignments may be made by the Institute Managing Director and/or Academic Director based on interests and abilities of the Program Associate and the current needs of the program.
  • The Program Associate will also have ongoing access to the Institute Professionals in Residence for professional development and mentorship.
  • The Program Associate Fellow will work from the Institute's office located within the Goizueta Business School in Atlanta, as well as periodic engagements around metro Atlanta.


  • Applicants must have graduated from an undergraduate program (business or related) in or after the Fall of 2022
  • Prior related social sector coursework, extra-curricular activities, internship or volunteer experience.


  • Project management experience and proficiency in Adobe or other photo editing and layout software is preferred.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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