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.
The Roberto C. Goizueta Business & Society Institute features a variety of initiatives addressing the biggest issues of our time, including a strategic focus on inequality and climate change.
Within the Institute, the Start:ME Accelerator Program is a continuation of research and fieldwork into the impact of microbusinesses on underserved communities.
The Institute is hiring a Program Associate for the Start:ME Accelerator Program.
Start:ME is an intensive accelerator for promising local entrepreneurs who live in, work in, and/or provide valuable products and services to local communities. During the 3 month program, and well beyond, Start:ME connects those entrepreneurs to the business knowledge, networks, and capital needed to build and develop sustainable businesses. Start:ME currently operates in three metro Atlanta communities – Clarkston, East Lake, and Southside Atlanta – and serves entrepreneurs across a range of industries, from craft brewing to baked goods, construction to clothing, farming to freight trucking. To date, Start:ME has helped more than 300 businesses to start and/or grow across Atlanta.
The position will report to the Start:ME Program Director. Projects and goals will adjust periodically. 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. For more information, please visit : https://emory.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eaZO3TaN77EWHye
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employees
To ensure the safety of our campus community, all unvaccinated faculty and staff are currently required to get a weekly screening test for COVID-19.
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