Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
One of 13 schools and colleges located on the University of Maryland, College Park campus, the Smith School is a recognized leader in management research and education for the global economy. A comprehensive business school, Smith offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, Executive MBA, PhD, and non-degree executive education programs as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school is consistently ranked among the top business schools by leading business publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times, Business Week, and The Wall Street Journal.
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The Dingman Center is a community, operating from the Robert H. Smith School of Business, that discovers, equips, connects and celebrates campus and regional entrepreneurs. The Center’s curricular and non curricular programs bring together student & regional entrepreneurs, faculty, investors, advisors, local startups and regional organizations. The Center’s management needs quality operational, logistical and administrative support to effectively leverage this broad community and ensure that programs run smoothly.
The Dingman Center is looking for a passionate, hard working early career professional to join our team as a Community & Venture Programs Coordinator. This Coordinator will support the Center by communicating with community members, managing logistics and advisors for venture programs, promoting programs on campus, managing a Salesforce.com database and researching relevant trends.
Bachelor degree and 2-3 years of relevant work experience, preferably in entrepreneurial environment required.
High energy, efficient worker who excels in a dynamic working environment.
Strong personal communication skills; ability to build relationships with people at varying levels
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Tech savvy – ability to work in multiple applications. Experience/interest in learning Salesforce or other CRM system.
Ability to set priorities, organize and manage multiple planning tasks independently.
Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, multitask, and manage tasks from multiple people.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strict attention to detail.
Ability to work under time constraints and adapt quickly to a changing environment.
Willingness to work some early mornings and evenings.
Passionate with interest in venture creation and local startup ecosystem.
Competitive and commensurate with experience. The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package, including 22 Days Annual Leave; 15 Days Sick Leave; 3 Days Personal Leave; 15 Paid Holidays; Tuition Remission; Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage.