Coordinator, Innovation Space - Job ID 202250


Date Published:

September 2, 2022

Application Deadline:

September 22, 2022

About ventureLAB

ventureLAB is a leading not-for-profit global founder community for hardware technology and enterprise software companies in Canada. Our organization is led by seasoned entrepreneurs and business leaders with decades of industry experience in building IP-rich start-ups, scale-ups, and global multinationals to help businesses scale. Located at the heart of Ontario’s innovation corridor in York Region, ventureLAB is part of one of the biggest and most diverse tech communities in Canada. Since 2011, ventureLAB has enabled over 2,000 tech ventures to create over 4,000 jobs and raise more than $200 million in investment capital through our initiatives focused on raising capital, talent retention, technology and IP commercialization, and customer acquisition. Together with our community of entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, and partners, we enable technology startups to accelerate the commercialization of transformational products on a global scale. ventureLAB is home to the Hardware Catalyst Initiative — Canada’s only lab and incubator for hardware and semiconductor-focused companies. At ventureLAB, we grow globally competitive tech titans that build-to-scale in Canada — for global markets. 

Our Mission

We grow globally competitive tech titans that build-to-scale in Canada.

Our Vision

Born Global. Built to Scale. Inclusive by Design. Inspire a new generation of global founders who choose Canada to scale IP-rich tech titans creating innovative hardware and scale-ready enterprise software solutions that transform communities and establish a blueprint for a more sustainable, inclusive tech ecosystem.

Our Values — Team RIVIR

Position Profile

Reporting to the Directors of the Innovation Space and Hardware Catalyst Lab, the Coordinator will be responsible for executing the day-to-day operational and organizational tasks required to service ventureLAB’s 50,000 sq ft Innovation Space, its hardware lab, and its community of over 50 startups. This is an important position which is crucial to ventureLAB’s daily operations and as such it requires full-time, on-site presence in our headquarters in Markham, as well occasional presence in our two Vaughan satellite locations.


The Coordinator, Innovation Space will:


*This position will require walking short distances up to 4 hours a day and occasionally moving equipment weighing up to 20 lbs across the space.


Additional Information

This is a one-year contract position (40 hours per week) starting as soon as possible for the successful candidate. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply

Apply by Thursday, September 22, 2022 to quoting “Coordinator, Innovation Space — 202250” in the subject line. Include your resume and a brief note telling us why you’d be a great addition to the ventureLAB team. Early submissions are encouraged as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

At ventureLAB, we value diversity, inclusion, and respect. Diverse experience, perspectives, and backgrounds bring great ideas and create stronger teams — we embrace it, because we know that by including everyone, we all thrive. Accommodations are available on request for candidates with disabilities taking part in the recruitment process.