University Economic Development Association

Entrepreneurial Leadership Center Coordinator


Title Entrepreneurial Leadership Center Coordinator

Organization / Institution


East Stroudsburg University


City, State East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania



The Entrepreneurial Leadership Center Coordinator will be responsible for:

  • Warrior LaunchPad, manage the student business incubator, recruit and mentor students
  •  Co-working and designated desk space: manage and coordinate daily operations and recruit participants
  • Student Entrepreneurship Club: serve as Club Advisor
  • Entrepreneurial Workshop Series: Design, implement and assess entrepreneurial and business support programs/workshops and benchmark best practices in entrepreneurship
  • State System of Higher Education Student Business Plan Competition: recruit, market, mentor students and assure compliance with competition guidelines
  • Increase campus wide engagement in entrepreneurial activities through presentations, workshops, etc.
  • Marketing: ELC and Business Accelerator programs to stakeholders including students, faculty and community/business/legislative partners
  • Social Media: create and coordinate social media and content marketing strategies in collaboration with University Relations
  • CRM database: Manage the database for the Entrepreneurial Leadership Center  and Business Accelerator and establish trackable metrics to assure advancement and sustainability
  • Manage student internships and externships related to the entrepreneurship programs.
  • Research and write grants, contracts  and proposals
  • Prepare reports as required for funders, business partners, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree. Minimum two years of demonstrated experience in the area of entrepreneurship, marketing and working with start-up companies. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong communication/presentation skills in addition to experience in lean startup methodology, and business model canvas. Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline driven environment. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups including students, faculty, businesses and entrepreneurs.  Valid driver’s license required.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Master’s Degree in related field

Typical Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday, 8AM to 4:30PM, 37.5 hours per week. Nights and weekends as required.

Salary Range:

$45,000 – $55,000 per year plus excellent benefits package.

Final salary and selection will be based on experience and qualifications.  Final selection will be based on a successful interview and background check.  All candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. at the time of employment. Reimbursement for interview and relocation expenses are not available for this position.


East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) is located in Northeastern Pennsylvania in the scenic Pocono Mountains and adjacent to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Founded in 1893, ESU is one of 14 university members of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and has a current enrollment of 6,742. The University offers 55 undergraduate degree programs and 22 graduate degree programs and one doctoral program, the university is poised for continued growth. The surrounding community offers options for suburban, small city, or country living all within a less than two-hour drive to both New York City and Philadelphia.

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