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Innovation Program Manager

High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC)

HTDC seeks a dynamic individual for its technology incubation program. HTDC’s two incubators: the Manoa Innovation Center and Maui Research & Technology Center (Kihei). Individual must have the capacity to provide mentoring to technology startups, develop programs to meet the needs of incubator clients and oversee the management of the incubator operations. The goal is to drive the success of client companies; engage graduate incubator companies and support their needs; and build relationships with the technology ecosystem to further HTDC’s mission. Individual sets the vision for the development and expansion of the incubator programs.
The position also provides oversight in the facilities management of the two existing incubator facilities, recruit and evaluate companies, founders for acceptance into the virtual or tenant program. The position is hands on in all phases of the job. Works directly with the Executive Director in the development of incubator programs, marketing and public relations of incubator programs; and integrating programs with other HTDC programs and external organizations.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate must have experience mentoring and developing programs and events for startup and early stage technology businesses. Experience in managing or being involved in business incubators in a variety STEM industries preferred. Must be able to juggle a variety of projects at once and work in a fast-paced environment. Experience or knowledge of startup capital needs, investments and other funding opportunities and relationships with investors and related organizations, is a plus. An understanding of the Hawaii technology and innovation sector desirable. Individual must be able to travel to Maui 2-3 times/month. Business degree, MBA or equivalent years of experience.

Skills: Must be a team player, multitask, think creatively, work independently.

Application: Submit Cover letter describing your qualifications and resume to by June 30, 2017

Occupational fields: 
Business / Strategic Management
Customer Support / Client Care
Marketing / Product
Project / Program Management
Fields of study: 
Business administration / Management
Employment type: 
Full time
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