Temporary Business Advisor

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Posting Details

Instructions to applicants

Position will be end on 9/30/2021

Job TitleTemporary Business AdvisorLocationAlpineDepartmentSmall Business Development CenterJob No.Posting Date09/01/2020End DateUntil FilledYesAppointment DateSalary$48,000Required

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business-related field; minimum of two years successful business experience, banking, consultation or business training; working knowledge of small business operations; able to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, and government officials; must possess skills in working with PCS, particularly word processing and spreadsheets and windows.


Master’s degree; experience with SBA loan programs; fluency in Spanish. Extensive travel may be required, including some overnight stays and some out of state travel; exempt from overtime provisions. Current driver’s license and driving record acceptable to the University must be maintained as a condition of employment.

Primary Responsibilities

Provides advising and training to existing and prospective entrepreneurs in developing business plans, marketing, record keeping and accounting, financing, management, etc.; makes recommendations and provides appropriate documentation to clients and to Center Director; draws heavily upon analytical and communication skills in working with clients; acts as a liaison between clients and governmental agencies, financial institutions, and private industry; conducts training seminars throughout the region; aids in developing the overall economy of the region.

Additional Responsibilities Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.

Position is Security Sensitive.

Other Information

Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.

It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

About SRSU

University: Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas (www.alpinetexas.com), is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine. More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position openings through our website (http://www.sulross.edu).

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      Posted: 9/10/2020
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