USASBE Executive Director – College of Business and Economics

Location
Whitewater, Wisconsin
Posted
Sep 16, 2019
Closes
Oct 16, 2019
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

The College of Business and Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater seeks a USASBE (United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship) Executive Director (Outreach Program Manager III). The Executive Director serves as the chief executive for USASBE operations. The Executive Director personifies the mission of USASBE (an inclusive community advancing entrepreneurship education through bold teaching, scholarship, and practice), promotes continuity, and assists in the design of long-term strategy. The Executive Director's function is to guide, support, and implement the strategic goals and objectives of the organization (see http://www.usasbe.org to learn more).

Job Details:

The Executive Director works closely with the USASBE President, the Dean of the College of Business and Economics, the USASBE Board, the UW-Whitewater/USASBE Steering Committee, the Associate Administrative Specialist, and other constituents. Working with these individuals enables the Board to fulfill its governance function and provides direction and leadership for the achievement of the organization's philosophy, mission, and strategy, as well as its annual goals and objectives. This is a full-time (forty hours per week) salaried position. Evening/weekend hours and out-of-state travel are required.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater serves as the host institution for USASBE – the largest independent, professional, academic organization in the world dedicated to advancing the discipline of entrepreneurship. With over 1000 members from universities and colleges, for-profit businesses, non-profit organizations, and the public sector, USASBE is a diverse mix of professionals that share a common commitment to fostering entrepreneurial attitudes and behaviors.

USASBE is built around three pillars that guide the ongoing development of our organization. The pillars include:

  1. Entrepreneurship education
  2. Entrepreneurship research
  3. Entrepreneurship practice

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration or related field
  • 8 years experience as an Executive Director for a non-profit or similar organization
  • 4 years of demonstrated fundraising experience

For more details, and to apply, visit http://www.uww.edu/employment/academic-staff-non-instructional. Applications received by September 27, 2019 are ensured full consideration. Please contact Kristen Burton at burtonk@uww.edu or 262-472-7158 with any questions regarding the position.

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