Careers

Get to know the UGA 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 18 locations across the state.

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. 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.

Our positions salaries range from $37,000 (Program Coordinators/Staff) to $80,000 (Area Directors) and includes a generous benefits package (health, dental, vision, life, disability, etc.) and two retirement plan options. The University of Georgia contributes to retirement plans at different rates according to the plan selected (defined contribution plan – ORP 9.24% | defined benefits package – TRS 16.81%). For more information about our benefits, visit our Benefits Snapshot page.Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) is a benefit available to full-time, benefits-eligible employees at the University of Georgia and other University System of Georgia institutions. With prior authorization, eligible employees may apply for TAP and receive a tuition waiver for up to nine credit hours a semester. For more details on this policy and program, visit our Benefits Snapshot page.

Our faculty positions also have the opportunity for promotion through the University of Georgia’s Office of Public Service and Outreach based upon promotion guidelines.

The UGA SBDC is accredited by the national Association of SBDCs and the U.S. Small Business Administration.

 

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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, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.