Program Coordinator

Chicago, Illinois, United States · Programs


Do you thrive on helping others innovate? Do you find it rewarding to help entrepreneurs accomplish their business objectives through innovative content and mentorship? Do you aspire to heroic change? Are you ready to work on something that matters?

We are looking for an energetic go-getter who wants to better understand big healthcare problems and can’t wait to help solve them. Join our fast-paced and fast-growing team to support MATTER programs – initiatives that bring healthcare entrepreneurs and corporate innovators together to accelerate healthcare technology innovation.

The MATTER program coordinator will support our diverse curriculum workshops, mentorship programs and will interact directly with entrepreneurs, senior researchers, and business leaders across the healthcare ecosystem. The program coordinator will help manage a pool of volunteer mentors, support the MATTER team in strategic analysis and communication initiatives, and maintain data integrity.

The ideal candidate will enjoy a varied workday and should have a passion for entrepreneurship, data integration, life sciences, and communications. He or she will be instrumental in crafting and coordinating the data and communication elements critical to MATTER’s mentors and mentees.

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MATTER’s Mission and Values

We look for individuals who are passionate about our vision and who exemplify our values.

Our Mission

Mobilize a community guided by the wisdom of experience, the foresight of innovation, and the relentless commitment to improve health and care for every patient. (If you are born into this world, you are a patient.)

Our Values

Commitment to Diversity

MATTER is an equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply for this position. We are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization.


At MATTER, we believe collaboration is the best way to improve healthcare. The MATTER collaborative includes 200 cutting-edge startups from around the world, working together with hospitals and health systems, universities and industry-leading companies to build the future of healthcare. Together, we are accelerating innovation, advancing care and improving lives.


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