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Position Number: 00102089
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The University of North Carolina System's Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC), in partnership with the US Small Business Administration, is recognized as the primary organization through which the state of North Carolina provides business counseling, management education, and technology development and commercialization services to help the business community successfully meet challenges, manage change, and plan for the future.
Essential Job Duties: The primary role is to provide individualized and confidential business and technology development and commercialization counseling services to NC businesses, entrepreneurs and university faculty. Key activities of this role also include promoting the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) and Technology Commercialization Team throughout the state and establishing/maintaining relationships with key strategic partners involved in economic development.
Department Required Skills : Broad, general knowledge of the principles and practices of business is required. Broad knowledge of the principles of technology commercialization is required. Attention to detail and a strong analytic ability is required to perform the duties of this position. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills are also required. This person must have the ability to keep detailed records, handle multiple assignments, organize work, and establish priorities with minimal supervision.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Master's degree or higher in business or other relevant field AND 3 years relevant work experience (technology development & commercialization and/or science), OR Bachelor's or advanced degree in science or engineering AND 5 years relevant work experience (technology development & commercialization). Knowledge and experience with equity capital, alternative sources of capital such as SBIRs, technology transfer, intellectual property law, technology commercialization, engineering and/or science, and product development is desired. Familiarity with key technology commercialization contacts in NC is preferred. Experience with presentations of complex information to diverse audiences is preferred.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: A valid North Carolina driver's license or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of start date.
AA/EOE: AA/EOE. In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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