Entrepreneur in Residence (P/T)
Entrepreneur in Residence (P/T)-1802010
Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Business or related field. Two (2) years of full-time experience developing and/or managing a technology startup company. Highly proficient, professional experience in word processing, spreadsheet management, electronic messaging and/or internet applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Apps, etc.).
Preferred Qualifications:Advanced Degree in Information Technology, Business or related field. Additional years (3+) of experience running a technology startup company. Manufacturing and/or engineering experience. Familiarity with startup and operating procedures as well as funding sources for a technology company.
Brief Description of Duties: At the Small Business Development Center, the Entrepreneur in Residence provides a comprehensive range of small business based assistance including one-to-one client counseling in the area of business and marketing plan development as well as operations and financial management.
The selected candidate will have outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. They will be expected to work successfully both, independently, and as well as part of a team. Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail are essential for success in this role. They will also have both strategic and analytical thinking skills with the ability to solve problems and make effective decisions.
- Provide a comprehensive range of small business based assistance with emphasis on technology companies and/or technology-oriented commercial opportunities including one-to-one client counseling in the area of business plan development; analyze, prepare and structure financial statements, such as cash flow projections, income statements and balance sheets; provide assistance in automated and manual record keeping systems and assist clients with market related issues such as advertising, market surveys, analyzing market research data and other related areas. Counseling sessions may be conducted in person, via telephone, internet or at satellite offices.Assist in the identification and evaluation of possible funding sources, including private lenders and public grants such as SBIR/STTR, and play a role in securing funds. Leverage key resources of SUNY, the Research Foundation, and partners to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of business development, including the center for advanced technology, centers of excellence and business incubators.Implement and/or participate in training sessions sponsored by the SBDC, such as SBIR/STTR training sessions and provide follow-up services as necessary to attendees. Sessions are in many forms including long-term classroom situations, single and multi-day conferences where relevant topics are discussed in open forums and in other public situations.Establish and maintain relationships with business banking and technology organizations as well as leveraging key resources. Maintain a comprehensive network of professional contacts for referral purposes. Seek out small business funding sources for client referrals and workshop sponsorship opportunities.Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and department mission.
Special Notes:This is a part-time appointment (.8 FTE). FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
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Official Job Title: Small Business Development Consultant
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Small Business Development Center-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Part-time Day Shift 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Small Business Development Center-Stony Brook University
Posting Start Date: Oct 31, 2018
Posting End Date: Nov 15, 2018, 12:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience within the range of $40,000-$48,000 (prorated to reflect the .80 FTE)
Salary Grade: SL2