The NEXUS-NY Clean Energy Seed Accelerator has an open position for a Program Coordinator responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Proof-of-Concept Center (POCC). The Program Coordinator will collaborate with multiple internal and external resources in order to carry out the mission of the NEXUS-NY program.
To apply for the NEXUS-NY Program Coordinator position, email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Type “NEXUS-NY Program Coordinator” in the subject line. All applications are due by July 15, 2016.
The High Tech Rochester (HTR) Clean Energy Proof-of-Concept Center (NEXUS-NY) is an initiative aimed at identifying and accelerating the commercialization of clean energy innovations in the Upstate New York region. This initiative was developed and funded by the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA), and is built on the understanding that:
The goal of the NEXUS-NY program is to provide early-stage support to enable the development and validation of promising clean energy technologies that are, or will become, the platform for startup companies located in New York state.
High Tech Rochester has partnered with a number of Upstate New York universities and other industry partners to create NEXUS-NY. These universities include: SUNY Alfred State, Clarkson University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University at Buffalo, University of Rochester and the SUNY Research Foundation. While technologies and startups selected for inclusion in the program do not have to come from these universities, there combined $3B annually of research and development provide significant deal flow for the NEXUS-NY Initiative. Additional partners include early-stage venture funds and angel investment groups, and industry partners with expertise in prototyping, product development and intellectual property.
NEXUS-NY operates using a seed accelerator business model. It provides financial, business and educational support to researchers so that they can answer three fundamental questions:
The NEXUS-NY program is run in 12-month cycles with each cohort of idea teams. The program culminates in “Demo Day” presentations to potential investors and/or partners.
The NEXUS-NY Proof-of-Concept Center (POCC) Program Coordinator is responsible for day-today administration of the POCC, and will:
The NEXUS-NY Program Coordinator will collaborate with multiple internal and external resources in order to carry out the mission of the POCC.
Reports to: NEXUS-NY POCC Executive Director
Coordinates with: HTR Client Team Facilitator, HTR EIR Specialist, HTR Marketing Manager, Others
Location: HTR’s Lennox Tech Enterprise Center
Work Schedule: Full time (40 hours / wk)
HTR reserves the right to modify, interpret or apply this position description in any way the company desires. This position description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This position description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The employment relationship remains “at-will.”
Qualified employees who, because of a physical or mental impairment that significantly limits a major life activity, require a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential function of this position should notify their manager.
All qualified applicants will be afford equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status.
Please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Include “NEXUS-NY Program Coordinator” in the subject line. All applications are due by July 15, 2016.