Vacancy for Coordinator at UFAZ Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center

Vacancy for Coordinator at UFAZ Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center at French Azerbaijani University (UFAZ) is a platform designed to support and guide students of UFAZ and other universities on their entrepreneurship journey. We offer various programs and events, including an incubation program, hackathons, pitch events, and talk series by experienced entrepreneurs, to help students develop their entrepreneurial skills and launch their startups.


Position: Coordinator

Position Type: Full-time

Start date: ASAP

We are seeking a full-time Coordinator to join our team at UFAZ Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center. The Coordinator will be responsible for organizing and running operational aspects of the center’s works.


Roles and Responsibilities:

Program Coordination:

● Oversee and coordinate all aspects of Startup Programs, Academy, and Coworking Space.

● Ensure seamless planning and execution of events, workshops, and activities.

● Facilitate mentor-mentee relationships in collaboration with the mentoring team.

● Manage day-to-day operations, including scheduling and resource coordination.

● Cultivate strong relationships with startup founders, students, mentors, and sponsors.

● Serve as the main point of contact, addressing inquiries and ensuring positive interactions.

Event Planning and Execution:

● Plan and coordinate diverse events, ensuring high-quality execution.

● Coordinating with speakers, partners, and sponsors for events.

● Managing logistics, including venue, catering, and equipment.

● Supervising interns of the center to keep different aspects of operations running in a timely manner.

Data Management and Reporting:

● Maintain accurate records of program participants and generate relevant reports.

● Provide insights through data analysis for program evaluation and improvement.

● Identify opportunities for operational and programmatic improvements.


● Master's degree in Business Administration, Management, Project Management, or a related field.

● Proven experience in program coordination, project management, or a related role, preferably in a startup ecosystem, educational institution, or innovation center.

● Proficient in using productivity and collaboration tools, project management software, and Microsoft Office suite.

● Willingness to work occasional evenings or weekends for events and programs.

● Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as interpersonal skills.

● Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

● Passion for entrepreneurship and innovation


● Competitive compensation for a full-time position

● Professional development opportunities

● Exposure to entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem

● Opportunity to network with speakers, partners, and sponsors


Interested candidates are requested to submit in PDF format in English language:

(1) a letter of interest and motivation specifying suitability for the position

(2) an updated resume

Send materials via e-mail to: [email protected] specifying the Job Title in the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The cut-off date for application is November 05, 2023.



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