Location: Ithaca, New York
Executive Director - Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship, Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business:
Leading at the intersection of people, business, and technology, the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is one of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation and includes many areas of expertise not found in any other leading institution. The college is comprised of the university's three accredited business schools, each of which is recognized as among the best in higher education: the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, and the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration. Our academic research; industry and community engagement; and undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs all reflect the future of business: flexible, collaborative, and cross-disciplinary. The college community includes 232 research faculty, 46,000 alumni, and nearly 3,300 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students. The SC Johnson College of Business has an unparalleled resource base from which to draw--within the college, Cornell Tech in New York City, and Cornell University broadly.
Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration:
Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship:
Executive Director - Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship Opportunity:
The role of the Executive Director is to oversee and carry out the strategic direction, major initiatives, and operations of the Institute, including developing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the Institute's initiatives and programs; business development; financial planning and management; management of internal and external relationships; and oversight of unit administration. Specifically:
- Develop a global network of hospitality-relevant entrepreneurs with past, present, and desired future connections to the Institute, School, the College, and the University.
- Facilitate and organize entrepreneurial programming for students.
- Facilitate and organize programming for the PIHE community.
- Mentor and guide students.
- Foster knowledge creation through its programming, conferences, colloquia, round tables, competitions, etc.
The Executive Director will have the following skills and qualifications:
- Excellent project management skills. This includes developing the global network of hospitality relevant entrepreneurs, and delivering programming (conferences, colloquia, round tables, competitions etc.) in this area.
- Fund raising, broadly defined: This includes marketing skills (developing and tailoring messages for programs and for funds), selling (the initiative to entrepreneurs), and customer relationship management (of friends and alumni of the College interested in entrepreneurship).
- Thought leadership development by creating a network of thought leaders for the Initiative, with a goal to publish in business-feed press. The skills required include an understanding of entrepreneurial issues, willingness to reach out to scholars and experts around the world on these topics.
- Qualifications include an appropriate advanced degree(s) (MBA, JD, Ph.D.), and experience with entrepreneurship. The ideal candidate will be a skilled professional with 5 or more years of work experience in business and academia.
Rewards & Benefits at Cornell:
This position is a full-time position based in Ithaca, NY, and is eligible for benefits including relocation assistance. When applying, please include a cover letter with your application. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
University Job Title:
Pay Rate Type:
$107,356.00 - $131,213.00
Remote Option Availability:
Number of Openings:
Job Titles and Pay Ranges:
Noted pay ranges reflect the potential pay opportunity for each job profile. The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:
Prior relevant work or industry experience
Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position
Unique applicable skills
Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
Online Submission Guidelines:
Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application.
Notice to Applicants:
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.