Region Director

Columbia, SC
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00364PO17 Classification Title Program Manager I Internal Title Region Director Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Darla Moore School of Business Department Small Business Development Center Band 7 Advertised Minimum Salary $59,100 Advertised Salary Range $59,100 - $71,000 Location of Vacancy Columbia, SC or Charleston, SC Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Work schedule will be 37.5 hours per week with normal office hours for the center. Some evening and weekend hours may be required for community and special events.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other Professional

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Region Director of the USC Small Business Development Center is responsible for the leadership and coordination of all aspects of the SBDC program in the assigned region and represents the SBDC to business and government leaders, the general public and regional host institution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to business consulting, region staff supervision, program compliance and performance, continuing education coordination and public relations. This position reports to the SC SBDC State Director.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree in related field and 6 years related program experience, or bachelor's degree and 8 years related experience (small business banking, ownership, management, consulting, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications

Prior small business ownership or experience. Consulting experience.
Experience in economic development.


Knowledge of basic principles and theories of small business development. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to plan, promote and conduct seminars and workshops. Exceptional analytical and organizational skills. Ability to speak in public settings. Requires a mixture of independence and interdependence with centers and leadership team across the state. Ability to identify problems and develop solutions, write clearly and succinctly, and assess facts/conditions to reach logical/practical decisions. Able to juggle competing priorities and meet deadlines.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 11/01/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 10/02/2017 Job Close Date 10/18/2017 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

Position may be located in either Columbia or Charleston, SC.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Master's degree in related field and 6 years related program experience, or bachelor's degree and 8 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Media File
  5. Other Supporting Documents


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