UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply
New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint an Accelerator Program Specialist reporting to the Associate Director, startAD.
The Accelerator Program Specialist is responsible for the operations and execution of various startAD incubation and acceleration programs for various stages of entrepreneurs including students, local startups and global startup/scale ups.
This role is further responsible for supporting in successfully scouting and interviewing participants and startups for the various program using a systematic process and criteria for selection.
The Accelerator Program Specialist is further responsible for communicating the mission and increasing awareness of startAD startup program with internal and external stakeholders including corporate partners and sponsors. The candidate is expected to lead the program delivery from start to finish including sourcing startups, coordinating with startup coaches, trainers and mentors and ensuring the smooth and efficient operations of the program including procurement, finance and minimal event support.
The candidate will further be responsible for working closely with the Assistant Director and Associate Director to identify opportunities for new programs and services aligned with the overall mission, vision and strategy of startAD.
NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.