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Have an open position? Let us post your job listing — it's free for SSTI Members/$95 for all others. Job postings stay active on our website for 45 days and a brief mention is included in the SSTI Weekly Digest. Please send the position title, description, and any other relevant information to Jason Rittenberg or use the submission form. The deadline to be included in our weekly newsletter is Wednesday at 12:00 PM.

The following positions are available:


University at Buffalo Office of Economic Development

The Director of Business Development leads a team of specialists responsible for developing and maintaining partnerships with businesses. He/She is part of the Office of Economic Development's Senior Leadership Team, reporting to the Associate Vice President of Economic Development and working closely with the Principal Investigators in three major University industry engagement centers: the CBLS, the CMI and BIG.

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Erie Innovation District

The Erie Innovation District is a joint-venture between leading private sector, university and grantmaking institutions in Erie County. PA. The creation of the Erie Innovation District is made possible by an initial $4 million grant to Mercyhurst University. The Innovation District seeks a proven leader to serve as founding President and CEO. The CEO will work with the region’s largest employers to facilitate technology transfer and business start-up activities related to security and safety. The CEO will also work closely with a new, private sector led, nonprofit focused on downtown development as it begins to deploy and leverage a $20 million investment fund to create downtown amenities attractive to millennial workers. All of this work must be coordinated with an unprecedented $500 million in private sector investments planned for downtown Erie in the next 5 years. The CEO will plan and direct all operations of the Erie Innovation District and oversee the organization’s financial assets in accordance with policy and direction of the Board of Directors.

Learn more about the position in this opportunity profile.

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Connecticut Innovations 

CTNext, a quasi-public subsidiary of Connecticut Innovations, is currently seeking a Program Manager who will be responsible for the administration and program development of the Innovation Places Program. The Innovation Places program, launched in July 2016, is an innovation place-based economic development strategy designed to support entrepreneurs and local leaders developing places that will attract the talent that high-growth enterprises need and increase knowledge sharing that leads to innovation. Applications are due April 7, 2017.

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