Essential Functions: Teach courses in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at undergraduate and graduate levelsMentor and coach students participating in pitch and case competitionsTeach in Entrepreneurship and Innovation non-degree programsSupport the program director in building the Ilitch School of Business Entrepreneurship and Innovation brandSupport fundraising efforts upon request, and suggest and develop opportunities for financial support of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation programTake a lead role in Entrepreneurship and Innovation community engagement activities related to the identification of speakers, mentors and coaches, the development of modular course offerings, placement opportunities for internships, and the development and oversight of other suitable practicum settings and activitiesTake a lead role in admissions and in directing student progress based on interests and abilitiesTake lead role in recruiting Entrepreneurship and Innovation students, including building relationships with other WSU academic programs, community colleges and area high schoolsTake a lead role in student success activities related to the Entrepreneurship and Innovation learning community, coaching students on dimensions of successParticipate on the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advisory CommitteeParticipate in department/school governance activitiesPerform related duties as assigned
Qualifications: MBA or graduate degree in business or a related fieldExperience teaching entrepreneurship courses in an AACSB accredited programExperience advising startup business, and working with accelerator and incubator programsExperience working on student success initiatives such as competitions, internships, etc
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is d...edicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.