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.
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 starting salary range from $32,000 (Program Coordinators/Staff) to $68,000 (Consultants/Faculty) 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, click here.
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 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.
In 2016, the UGA SBDC was recognized by Georgia Trend Magazine as a “Best Place to Work.” Dr. Jennifer Frum, Vice President for UGA Public Service and Outreach, says it best, “It isn’t surprising that this UGA unit was named a great place to work. UGA’s strong commitment to outreach has helped build an environment for success.”
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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.