Employment Opportunities 

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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.

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

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Available Positions

Area Director

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 Gwinnett SBDC territory, inclusive of other office personnel.

Gwinnett SBDC

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

Minimum qualifications include: 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.

Send resume and letter of application to reach our the office by May 16 2014 to:

Allan Adams, State Director (Gwinnett 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

Project Coordinator (Business Consultant)
Georgia State University-Atlanta, GA

This position will provide individual instruction to entrepreneurs, business owners and business managers. Analyze situations, make recommendation and educate clients with regard to business plans, market feasibility, financial viability, operations management and legal structures. Direct clients to other appropriate sources of business information and assistance. Develop and deliver business training programs that are responsive to the needs of the business community served. Generate curricula for business programs, seminars, conferences, etc. for the local business interests. Perform administrative responsibilities as assigned including documenting activities, assist in office operation to ensure client service and timely response to client inquiries. Serve as an advocate of business development, expansion and retention in the area. Work collaboratively with private sector businesses and other economic development assistance units of the University System and other units of State Government to further the economic well-being of Georgia's citizens.

Small Business Development Center in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business

$37,026 - $56,820

Bachelor's degree and three supervisory/management experience; or a combination of education and experience.

Preferred Hiring Qualifications
Experience in small business ownership or management or in providing services to small business owners; experience in marketing, management, finance, or accounting; knowledge of common business software applications; excellent communication skills- verbal and written; advanced degree in Business such as MBA is preferred. Spanish speaking is a plus.

An application and resume are required for consideration. A cover letter is highly recommended. Final candidates will provide a list of professional references.

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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.


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