The Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT) is seeking to hire a 50%-time Entrepreneur In Residence (EIR) to support a university-wide student innovation ecosystem for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a term position with the possibility to renew.
After a successful launch of HILT's Pilot Fund program in 2019-2020, we are seeking to scale and improve the program in its second year, now renamed
Candidates MUST meet the following basic qualifications in order to be considered for this role:
Experience starting and scaling startups in the education field, including experience with fundraising cycles and different phases of scaling up from first-hand experience
Degree in education or related field strongly preferred
First-hand experience with early-stage startups in education, ideally in ed tech
Able to commit to the role for the full 2019-2020 academic year
Able to commit to schedule and attend relevant meetings/events- some evenings and weekends may be required
Experience with the ed tech sector strongly preferred
Experience and passion for mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs preferred
Must be extremely organized and excellent at project management/time management
Must be great at networking/connections/people and love building community
Be google savvy, able to maintain the website, learn how to use/manage Startuptree platform
Able to stay within a budget and allocate funds strategically for optimal impact
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 50305BR
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