Employment Opportunities 

Get to know the Georgia SBDC Consultants and how we help Small Businesses expand Georgia’s economy every day!

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a statewide provider of management consulting and training for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.  As part of a nationwide network of SBDC programs, the SBDC in Georgia has offices in 17 locations across the state.  With graduate business educations and backgrounds in many different fields our consultants help owners analyze all aspects of their business to identify areas for management improvement and business growth.  Successful candidates must enjoy not only working with a wide variety of business types and issues, but derive satisfaction from helping others increase their opportunities for success.  As a part of the University of Georgia's public service and outreach program, and in collaboration with other units of the University System of Georgia, the SBDC offers qualified individuals the opportunity to engage in fulfilling business and economic development efforts while helping grow the next generation of successful entrepreneurs.  The Georgia SBDC is viewed as one of the best programs of its type in the country and is accredited by the national Association of SBDCs and the U.S. Small Business Administration.

If you have questions about any SBDC employment opportunities, please email sbdcjobs@georgiasbdc.org

Watch this video to hear what SBDC Business Consultants have to say about working at the Georgia SBDC (8 min)

Available Positions

Assistant Director
Valdosta SBDC

A Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Business Consultant is a public service position responsible for providing counseling and delivering business related training programs to individuals, businesses, communities, organizations, and other public agencies in their assigned geographic territory. This charge requires a broad base of business knowledge, excellent analytical skills, and the ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously. These duties require the integration of business theory and practice, thus necessitating professional development activities. Multi-county travel is required; therefore, applicant must have reliable transportation.

Masters degree in Business or Business-Related Field – example: MBA, MAcc, or MBA/HCAD Applicable three to five years of experience in small business ownership or management necessary.

$56,273.00 (10% increase will be considered for exceptionally qualified applicants)

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Area Director
Gainesville SBDC

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is seeking a highly motivated individual for a management-level, public service faculty position dedicated to helping Georgia businesses grow and prosper. Exceptional interpersonal skills and a solid business education are required to consult with and train small business owners and entrepreneurs. Responsibilities also include managing the Gainesville SBDC territory, inclusive of other office personnel.

Master’s degree in business related field; 5+ years of experience developing or managing a business; strong community involvement; previous banking or finance experience a plus.

The salary range is based on experience up to $70,000 plus a generous benefits package

Send resume and letter of application to reach our office by May 1, 2015 to:

Allan Adams, State Director (Gainesville Area Director Position)
The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center
Chicopee Complex
1180 East Broad St.,
Athens, GA 30602-5412

or email it to sbdcjobs@georgiasbdc.org

All applications for employment must be submitted exactly as specified in the announcement document.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


"Jeff Lebedin is a very determined person,"says SBDC Consultant Darrel Hulsey. "This determination -- coupled with a good product and good business model -- is his key to success."

- Jeff Lebedin, President and Owner

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