Mentor In Residence, McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship

University of Arizona Tucson, AZ
The McGuire Entrepreneurship Program seeks a Mentor-in-Residence to begin August 2018. This will be a full time (1.0 FTE) academic year position. 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. The McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship is an independent Center within the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. The McGuire Center is the foundation of the University's premier and pioneering reputation in entrepreneurship education, and is a key driver of entrepreneurship research and entrepreneurial activity within the College and broader community. 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 the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship, please see http://entrepreneurship.eller.arizona.edu. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! 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.