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Student Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Manager, Research and Enterprise Office

Research and Enterprise Office



  • Posted on: 23rd Jan 2022
  • Salary: £42,149 - £50,296 per annum
  • REF: REQ05583
  • Closes: 18th February 2022
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Job description
Research and Enterprise Office

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Research and Enterprise Office for a Student Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Manager to join the Essex Startups Team. This role will help lead/create an engaging and innovative approach to enterprise education at the University of Essex. The post will support the development of a growing enterprise and entrepreneurship culture at the university and focus on raising the profile among the student body by developing a range of curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular events, activities and opportunities.

The successful post holder will be able to demonstrate their proven experience of developing enterprising and entrepreneurial ecosystems that engage, inspire, and motivate students, graduates, and other stakeholders, to take action on their ideas and support growth of this activity. This will include working to create a lively and energetic co-working space, StudioX, on our Colchester Campus, while supporting students on our Southend and Loughton Campuses to pursue their entrepreneurial ambitions.

A full list of duties and responsibilities and the requirements for the role can be found in the job pack.

This is an exciting time to join the University as we grow our strategic ambition and integration of enterprise and entrepreneurship throughout the institute. For an informal conversation about the role, please contact andy.mew@essex.ac.uk.

At the University of Essex, internationalism and diversity is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries, faiths and backgrounds, where you can find the world in one place.

To support this commitment we have our Global Forum, a staff-led network that promotes and celebrates the rich cultural diversity among Essex staff, and our Colchester campus based Faith Centre, which hosts regular services, meetings and events organised by our chaplains and faith representatives. For more information see: https://www.essex.ac.uk/life/student-facilities/religion-and-faith

Please see the attached job pack, which contains a full job description and person specification, which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application. Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please email the Resourcing Team (resourcing@essex.ac.uk).

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