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Mentor In Residence, McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship (Multiple Positions) (Part Time)

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Title Mentor In Residence, McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship (Multiple Positions) (Part Time)
Department McGuire Ctr – Entrepreneurship (3017)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The McGuire Entrepreneurship Program seeks two professionals to serve as Mentors-in-Residence. These will be part-time (0.45 FTE) academic year positions. The goal of the Mentor in Residence program is to increase the success rate of entrepreneurship students across their professional choices through a pedagogical approach that equips the students to apply entrepreneurial principles in a range of environments. This goal utilizes experiential entrepreneurship education through a new venture concept and business plan as the vehicle for learning.

The McGuire Entrepreneurship Program is an award-winning, national leader in entrepreneurship education attracting graduate and undergraduate students representing disciplines from across campus. These students work in teams on the development of concepts meeting minimum criteria of scalability and innovation (new product/service/model). Approximately 100 students per year comprise 20-25 new venture teams.

For more than 30 years, the McGuire Center’s undergraduate and graduate degree programs in entrepreneurship have been top-ranked by US News, Economist, Business Week, and Entrepreneur rankings. In its Best Colleges 2018 Issue, U.S. News & World Report ranked the McGuire Center #5 among public universities for undergraduate entrepreneurship programs and #10 overall; and, #5 among public universities for graduate programs and #15 overall. For more information about what Princeton Review and USA Today have called the “crown jewel” of the University of Arizona, please see .

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocation services, please click here .

Duties & Responsibilities

The Mentor in Residence works closely with entrepreneurship student teams through New Venture Development courses. Mentors in Residence bring practical and pragmatic essentials to the students as they develop their venture concepts.

Areas addressed by the Mentors are inclusive of the entrepreneurial process and include:
o Ideation
o Opportunity recognition
o Market validation
o Managing uncertainty
o Experimentation
o Competitive advantage and market analysis
o Development of financial pro formas
o Inauguration of a long term strategy
o Establishment of a management team
o Evaluation of risks and contingencies
o After-launch issues, such as legal strategies, advisory board utilization, and exit

Each mentor has specific experience in new venture development, advising in new ventures, entrepreneurship education, and a demonstrated history of innovation in high growth firms. The Mentors in Residence are on site at McGuire Center and work closely with the faculty to coordinate mentoring objectives and materials. Mentors tie directly to entrepreneurship teams’ goals, challenges, obstacles, and opportunities, and bring insights and leadership to each.

• This position will require 18 work hours per week, with 12+ hours devoted to serving as a primary mentor to an assigned set of approximately 12 teams for at least one hour each week.

• An additional 4+ hours per week will be devoted to classroom time, attending the lectures with students and leading lab sessions focusing largely on a venture specific application of the lecture and assigned readings.

• Occasionally meeting with teams assigned to other primary mentors to help students gain multiple perspectives.

• Reviewing venture-specific, student-written materials as part of the process of developing the elements of a business plan and pitch decks.

• Attending weekly staff/mentor meetings, with collaborative conversations about venture development, program directions, schedules, activities, and other Program business.

• Participating in Center-wide activities and meetings.

• Other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Strong team and collaborative skills.
• Strong foundational knowledge of and experience in entrepreneurial ventures.
• Expertise in contemporary entrepreneurship strategies and theory.
• Expertise in setting financial objectives and budgets.
• Able to engage in conversation about theory and practice.
• Ability and willingness to collaborate.
• Ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds with a wide range of skill sets.
• Ability to understand and present entrepreneurial concepts from a variety of perspectives.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in any discipline related to business or entrepreneurship; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.
• Experience in new venture development based on innovation (bringing new technology/product/service to market).
• Experience in mentoring entrepreneurship teams in an education environment.
• Experience advising new ventures (board, consulting, venture advising).

Preferred Qualifications

• Launched a successful venture within the last 5 years.
• Contacts in the national or local entrepreneurial ecosystem.
• Past teaching or mentoring experience, particularly working with students in formal, organized entrepreneurship education in a four year institution (teaching, advising, mentoring).

FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 18
Job Category Non-Faculty Academic and Instructional
Benefits Eligible No
Posted Rate of Pay $28,750 Annually
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A23016
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Munerra Muhammad, [email protected]

Applications must be submitted online. Click “Apply for this Job” to do so.

If you experience difficulties with the application system, please contact [email protected]

Open Date 10/03/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 10/15/2018
Special Instructions to Applicant

Please include with your cover letter a listing of your new venture/entrepreneurship involvement: Venture Name; industry; product/service; dates; other relevant information. Separately list ventures with 1) ownership/key management/IP role and 2) new venture advising/consulting rolls.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Classroom Assistant II (Part Time-4 Positions)

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Recruitment/Posting Title Classroom Assistant II (Part Time-4 Positions)
Posting Number 18TM0693
Department Ctr-Strategic Urban Ldrshp-Cmd
Posting Summary

The Classroom Assistant will support the classrooms serving children from ages 0-3 years and creating and maintaining a safe and stimulating environment for young children. This position is responsible for daily care of the children enrolled in his/her class. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: physical caregiving, following an age appropriate daily plan, and facilitation of supportive relationships with co-workers, parents, and students. The Classroom Assistant II ensures, supports, and promotes each child’s safety, health, and development in cooperation with their families and other early childhood professionals in a manner consistent with NAEYC, NJDHS and child care licensing regulations

Position Status
Hours Per Week 19.5
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Nonexempt
Position Salary $10-$12 per hour
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff Appointment – Hourly


Minimum Education and Experience

AA degree, preferably in the field of Early Childhood Education of Child Development from an accredited public or private institution of higher education. Child Development Associate (CDA) credential for Preschool Caregivers required or an equivalent credential that addresses comparable competencies; or must obtain the credential within one year of employment as a Classroom Assistant II.

Preferred Qualifications
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must have (or be willing to obtain) training and experience necessary to develop consistent, stable, and supportive relationships with very young children. Ability to work as part of a multi-program/disciplinary team in providing a variety of services to children and families. Experience working with children from low income families. Valid First Aid/CPR card, food handler’s card, negative TB test, and clear criminal background check required.

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Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions
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Posting Details

Posting Open Date
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-Camden
Home Location Campus Rutgers University-Camden
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Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

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Osteoporosis Prevention & Treatment Ctr Student Worker

Working Title Osteoporosis Prevention & Treatment Ctr Student Worker
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Administrative/Office Support
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary The student will be involved in patient relations, answer phones, scheduling patient appointments, study recruitment assistance, database entry, filing, copying, faxing
Job Requirements Prior customer service experience, familiarity or interest in medicine/medical terminology and Microsoft Office
Child Protection Clearances The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Hourly Pay Rate $7.65
Anticipated Number of Openings 2
Anticipated Hours per Week 10-20
Anticipated Weekly Schedule flexible
Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location Kaufmann Bldg, Suite 1110
Posting Number S-07648-P


The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled


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Student Software Developer (FALL)  
Job Number:
Job Location
: United States-Oklahoma-Norman
: Part-time
Work Schedule: Flexible, 10-20 hours per week
Salary Range: $10.00
Benefits Provided: No 
Required Attachments: Resume, Academic Transcripts, Class Schedule 

Job Description


The Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS) seeks to fill a Student Assistant position to contribute to CIMMS Meteorological Phenomena Identification Near the Ground (mPING) project (

The principal duties of this position are:

  • Develop technical expertise with the Python/Django RESTful system and the packages and tools used in the mPING project
  • Develop a plan for system improvements and changes to the mPING system with CIMMS personnel
  • Document the project by way of creating appropriate wiki pages
  • Potentially work on creating automated backup and system monitoring tools
  • Potentially make modifications and improvements to the iOS and Android mPING apps
  • Potentially develop new display web tools for research purposes


    Job Requirements


    Required Education: Must be currently enrolled in the current Fall 2018 Term as a student at the University of Oklahoma. Hiring contingent upon verification of current student status.

    • Must attach Fall 2018 oZONE class schedule.


    • Strong computer programming skills with particular emphasis on Python and PostgreSQL
    • Strong familiarity with the UNIX/Linux operating environment and web services such as Nginx, Django and RESTful web applications

    Department Preferences:

    • Optional experience with mobile app development on Android and/or iOS is a plus
    • Experience debugging and/or trouble shooting software and hardware issues
    • Experience working with complex software applications and web-based communications
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively with others 
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    Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit
    Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes
    Special Indications: None 
    Job Posting
    : Oct 30, 2018
    Unposting Date
    : Ongoing

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