Project Business Advisor-SDSBC
PROJECT BUSINESS ADVISOR-SAN DIEGO SMALL BUSINESS CENTER (SDSBDC)
WORKSITE: 880 NATIONAL CITY BOULEVARD, NATIONAL CITY, CA 91950
(Project funded position, continued employment contingent upon funding).
RESPONSIBILTIES: Under the (general) direction of the responsible administrator, develop and promote business activities in accordance with program goals and objectives and local economic development efforts; consult with potential and existing small business owners and provide assistance to business operations; perform a variety of responsible professional tasks in support of assigned area of responsibility.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Consult with potential and existing business owners; assess and analyze business needs; assist in researching, planning and problem solving for starting or maintaining a business; assist in developing marketing plans; establish and coordinate formal agreements delineating specific services and roles between the Center, public and private entities and private individuals; maintain positive and productive relationships with organizations, businesses, individual partners, and others contacted in performing assigned functions; coordinate college credit courses in business management with local community colleges, universities and service providers; assist in coordinating, implementing and facilitating various community service courses, workshops, seminars and counseling events related to business topics including financing, legal requirements, marketing and other related issues; provide information and mentor individuals as appropriate; develop strategies to attract youth and young adults that includes using traditional and web based communications tools such as social media and email; conduct and coordinate outreach activities that includes developing partnerships with educational institutions and other youth-focused organizations; develop survey instruments to evaluate program effectiveness, conduct surveys of program participants to determine participant needs; interpret and record survey results; implement program changes in response to results; maintain activities and performance to comply with funding contracts and program objectives; accomplish counseling milestone objectives and maintain client progress portfolio according to established policy and procedures; in collaboration with management, evaluate and provide recommendations to strengthen client management system to effectively meet program goals; oversee the work of student research assistants; assist in coordinating the effective use of outside consultants; perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration or a related field; and three years of increasingly responsible business management experience that includes supervisory or counseling experience.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working with a SBDC or economic development program; strong financial background and banking experience preferred.
SALARY & BENEFITS:
Range 36, Steps 1-6, $5,659.00-$6,885.00. Initial placement for external applicants is Step 1. An excellent benefits package which includes medical, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, generous sick leave package, and life insurance is available for the employee and eligible dependents.
WORKING DAYS & HOURS:
Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Approximately). Work schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the department.
As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent governing board approval.
All application materials must be received on-line at https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/2394. Position is open until filled. Applications received by the first screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, September 1, 2017 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.
FAXED MATERIALS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Submit the following application materials on-line:
(1) Letter of application (cover letter)
(2) On-line application
(4) Supplemental questionnaire
(5) Unofficial copies of college transcripts with date degree conferred
It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the deadline date. A separate, complete application packet is required for each position for which you are applying for.
All materials included in your application packet become District property,
will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.
We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay or cancel filling this position.
If additional positions become available in this classification, applications received in response to this posting may be considered for those additional positions for up to 90 days after final board approval.
INTERVIEW TRAVEL COSTS MUST BE BORNE BY THE APPLICANT.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act,
Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.