The Dorchester County Economic Development Department is hiring a part-time consultant to serve as Incubator & Innovation Network Manager. Dorchester is developing Innovation Crossroads, the first technology incubator on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. This position will build the virtual incubator component of the program; fulfill the strategic development plans for the incubator; provide community leadership on entrepreneurship and innovation; and serve as the liaison for the design and construction. He/she will also identify entrepreneurial prospects and build a pipeline of potential clients and tenants.

Innovation Crossroads is located in the Dorchester Regional Technology Park on Bucktown Road off of U.S. Route 50 in Cambridge. Interested parties should submit a proposal with a resume detailing qualifications and experience working with incubators and small start-up technology businesses.  The contract is expected to be awarded effective March 1, 2013  and continue through June 30, 2013. Send sealed proposals to Dorchester  County  Council’s  Office,  501  Court  Lane, Room 108, Cambridge, Maryland 21613, by 2:00 pm February 1, 2013; marked  “Proposal – Incubator Manager”.  Selection will be made by February 15, 2013. A complete list of qualifications and responsibilities is available on the Dorchester County Economic Development Facebook page –