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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.
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Small Business Development Center, Macon GA
The Program Coordinator is a classified employee responsible for being the first point of contact with the public,
and who assists the Business Consultants and Area Director of an Area Office with client program development,
program delivery, client management, and administration. The position requires the ability to provide
administrative support for the office while effectively managing multiple projects simultaneously. The Program
Coordinator is responsible for the marketing of local SBDC programs and delivers introductory presentations to
prospective clients and inquirers. This person also conducts introductory meetings and provides basic introductory
business information via telephone, fax, email, and in person.
206-Small Business Development Center
Master’s Degree with no experience
OR Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years of experience
OR Equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education
Skilled in Windows environment, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other Windows based
programs; presentation skills; organized, independent, self-starter who takes the initiative to continually improve
the operations. Desires to continually learn and develop professionally. Desires to help others and work as a valued
Must demonstrate the ability to successfully interface with clients/stakeholders.
Comfortable with making public presentations and PR events to individuals and groups.
Ability to teach and lead discussion in group settings.
Ability to manage projects, including setting and meeting project timelines/goals.
Ability to monitor and evaluate progress.
Ability to produce high-quality final products
Ability to produce high-quality printed training materials and other materials.
Ability to manage complex registration and data-collection processes.
Ability and desire to work independently to achieve project and goal outcomes.
Experience in the use of Social Media.
Experience in Internet based research activities.
If interested please send resume and letter of application to:
Allan Adams, State Director
The University of Georgia, Small Business Development Center
1180 E. Broad Street Athens, GA 30602-5412
…to reach our office by August 15, 2014.
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.