Director, SBTDC Regional Service Center
Department: SBTDC KFBS Regional Svc Ctr
Application Deadline: 05/23/2014
Position Summary: This position provides the senior management oversight and leadership for the SBTDC's Regional Service Center at UNC Chapel Hill and programmatic oversight for the SBTDC's office at NC Central University in Durham. The SBTDC Director will be responsible for Client Counseling and Technical Assistance, Center Management and Administration, Marketing and Outreach, Training, and Performance Evaluations and Professional Development for a Regional Service Center with full time employees reporting to the Director. The SBTDC Director will be responsible for: planning and coordination of programs and activities of the Regional Center consistent with the overall goals and objectives of the SBTDC Strategic Plan; supervising and mentoring Regional Center personnel; managing the Regional Center's operational budget; maintaining working relationships with key regional partners resources, including NC DOC, Chambers of Commerce, EDCs, banks and other debt & equity funding sources; developing program marketing plans and implementing these plans; delivery of appropriate training to meet annual work plan deliverables; participating in training events as an instructor or moderator as appropriate; developing an annual performance plan and professional development plan for self and each employee based at the Center; providing direct client service, advice and technical assistance; and other duties as assigned or outlined in the position description.
Education Requirements: Master's Degree with five years of relevant experience in business management consulting, or Bachelor's Degree with seven years of relevant experience. An MBA degree is strongly preferred.
Qualification and Experience: Broad general knowledge of business principles and practices and excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required. Ability to develop and manage multiple projects and proven ability to work effectively with both the academic and business communities. Small business ownership or management experience. Consulting experience, particularly in a small business setting. Ability to develop, strengthen and lead strong programs initiatives; establish and maintain strong partnership relationships; and manage mentor professional staff and build a team. Must be able to navigate the university environment; work autonomously and manage multiple projects; and communicate well both verbally and in writing.
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