Associate Business Advisor - Grant Funded

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Associate Business Advisor - Grant Funded

Salary: $38,918

Mohawk Valley Community College is seeking a full-time AssociateBusiness Advisor to work in the Mohawk Valley Small Business DevelopmentCenter. The Associate Business Advisor is responsible for coordinating seminarsand workshops, strengthening the Mohawk Valley Small Business DevelopmentCenter’s relationships with the local small business community, and supportingthe Center Director and Business Advisors. Thesuccessful candidate will provide information on tools to be successful to thelocal business community with an understanding of business ownership andexperience. This position requires excellent communication skills includingnetworking and speaking to large groups. Mohawk Valley CommunityCollege and the Mohawk Valley Small Business Development Center are committedto the success of the local small business community, and the AssociateBusiness Advisor plays an important role in that mission, and assists theDirector in coordinating seminars, workshops, and webinars on topics ofinterest to the business community.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assists business advisors in the development of business plans for client;
  • Plans and executes the Center’s social media postings and interfaces with the NY SBDC
    statewide social media team;
  • Advises clients with social media questions and provides assistance;
  • Assists in the design, development and presentation of business development workshops,
    seminars and courses that focus on the needs of clients;
  • Assists with the recruitment of SBDC clients and program participants;
  • Collaborates with partners that promote small business development;
  • Attends networking events in the community to develop and maintain strong
    collaborative relationships with funding and resource partners (representatives from
    banks, economic development agencies, and others);
  • Other related duties as assigned by the Small Business Development Center Regional


  • Associates degree in business-related field required; bachelor’s degree in business or related field preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint with a strong attention to detail, required.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and direct mail (i.e. Constant Contact) software required.
  • Proven writing and communication skills and strong organizational skills, required.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Official academic transcripts required upon hire.

Review Start Date: 1/18/2021

Mohawk Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action,Equal Opportunity Employer deeply committed to a community of excellence,equity, and diversity. MVCC maintains an inclusive learning environment inwhich students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities,governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse,multi-cultural, and global worldview. We value the many similarities anddifferences among individuals and groups. We are committed to preparingstudents to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in a world made up ofpeople with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds,religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, differentabilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. All qualified applicantswill receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran statusor on the basis of disability.




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Posted: 1/8/2021
Application Due: 4/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time