Careers

Careers with the UGA SBDC

Join us as we work together 

to grow Georgia’s business.

ABOUT THE UGA SBDC

 The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (UGA SBDC) is a statewide provider of management consulting and training for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. With 18 offices located across the state, there is a UGA SBDC office located in your community – serving small business owners through no-cost, confidential consulting and low-cost group training programs. 

UGA SBDC employees enjoy working with a wide variety of business types and challenges, and 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.

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

 

BENEFITS

Our salaries range from $42,000 (Program Coordinators/Staff) to $90,000 (metro-based Area Directors) and include 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%). 

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. 

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. Learn 

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Open Positions

Administrative / Support Staff

Business and Leadership Advisor

South Georgia
(University of Georgia Employee)

Systems Administrator

Athens, Georgia
(University of Georgia Employee)

Entrepreneur Development Specialist

South Georgia
(University of Georgia Employee)

Business Consultants / Area Directors

Area Director

Rome, Georgia
(University of Georgia Employee)

Business Consultant

Athens, Georgia
(University of Georgia Employee)

Business Consultant

Atlanta, Georgia – 2 Openings
(Georgia State University Employee)

Business Consultant

DeKalb, Georgia
(University of Georgia Employee)

Business Consultant

Gwinnett, Georgia
(University of Georgia Employee)

Business Consultant

Kennesaw, Georgia
(Kennesaw State University Employee)

BUSINESS ADVISORS

Business Advisor

Metro Atlanta
(University of Georgia Employee)

Business Advisor

Augusta, Georgia
(University of Georgia Employee)

Business Advisor

Central Georgia – Macon Area
(University of Georgia Employee)

Business Advisor

Gwinnett, Georgia
(University of Georgia Employee)

Business Advisor

Kennesaw, Georgia
(University of Georgia Employee)

Business Advisor

North Georgia – Gainesville Area
(University of Georgia Employee)

Business Advisor

Savannah, Georgia
(University of Georgia Employee)

Business Advisor

Southeast Georgia – Brunswick or Valdosta Area
(University of Georgia Employee)

Business Advisor

Southwest Georgia – Albany or Columbus Area
(University of Georgia Employee)

Business Advisor

West Georgia – Carrollton or Clayton Area
(University of Georgia Employee)

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.