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COBE Executive in Residence Overview

  • Work Type: Non-Classified/Professional
  • Job Code: 75755
  • Pay Grade: P14
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Executive Director
  • Family: Communications & Marketing
  • Function: Marketing


Develop and manage a venture accelerator resulting from a strategic partnership between Boise State University and

Level Scope

Directs through subordinate Managers multiple large and complex critical programs impacting broad constituencies across major portions of campus. Identifies objectives, manages very significant human, financial, and physical resources, and functions with an extremely high degree of autonomy. Accountable for formulating and administering policies and programs for major functions. Operational or program results can affect overall campus wide performance and reputation. Directs through subordinate Managers the development of strategic goals and objectives to achieve accountability and stewardship of university resources in a manner consistent with campus and system wide objectives and initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and 10 years experience or equivalent including 6 years managerial experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to respond proactively and positively to ambiguity
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Commitment to ethical behavior, honesty, and forthrightness

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the COBE Executive in Residence must:

  • Work with to develop and offer an alternative loan fund targeted to serve high growth and technology companies in the Treasure Valley
  • Serve as a single source of contact to assist the borrowers in leveraging the University’s resources in order to grow
  • Mentor students to help them understand how to start, grow, position, and secure venture funding for a loan fund
  • Identify internship opportunities and place students into them
  • Explore the possibility for the University to take warrant positions in portfolio companies and develop related procedures

35% of Time the Executive in Residence

  • Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Executive in Residence

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and require wearing hearing protection.

Travel Requirement

Not applicable for Executive in Residence

Career Path

Additional training education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.