Latino Small Business Advisor, Part time


Posting Number: 0600930-NC Position Type: Faculty Pools Position Title: Latino Small Business Advisor, Part time Division/Department: Extended Learning Location Albany Campus, Albany, OR Job Summary:

Assist Latino small business owners on a one-to-one basis with a wide variety of business management challenges.

Required Qualifications:

Minimum of BA/BS degree in Business or a related field. Candidates who have not achieved this level of education may be considered with significant documented experience in a Business-related field. Demonstrated understanding of the challenges faced by Latino small business owners and how to help them overcome these challenges is critical. Applicant should have experience owning a small business, managing a small business or advising small business owners in the Latino community. Good knowledge of a wide variety of business management skills is important, as is the ability to communicate fluently (in writing and verbally) in both Spanish and English. Position requires a self-starter who is able to work effectively with a wide variety of people. Flexibility to meet schedules of clients in Linn and Benton counties.

Preferred Qualifications: Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Essential Duties:

Provide confidential individual advising services to Latino owners of small businesses.

Translate as required to help Spanish speaking clients understand and access the resources of the Small Business Development Center.

Maintain an awareness of both public and private sector resources available for small business owners and make appropriate referrals to those resources.

Teach a monthly Spanish equivalent of the Going into Business class.

Communicate and coordinate activities with other staff of the Business Development Center.

Maintain well-documented client files and enter all client advising activity into web-based database.

Meet with SBDC Director as needed.

Attend meetings of the Business Development Center when requested.

Sign a conflict of interest form and submit monthly reporting documentation as required.

Applicant Instructions:

Please complete the online application and upload or attach the following required documents:

1) Resume

2) Cover Letter

3) Academic Transcript(if needed to meet required qualifications)

Transcripts from a non-U.S. college or university must be accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Please see “Academic Transcript Information” on the Employment Opportunities home page for more information and a list of agencies which perform this service.

Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

U.S. Veterans must attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214, Copy 4) to their application to qualify for veteran’s consideration.

Proposed Start Date: 10/23/2020 Full-time or Part-time Part-time Number of hours/week: Part-time as needed, hours may vary Posting Date: 10/02/2020 Closing Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Special Notes to Applicants: Salary Grade Not Applicable Salary/Rate Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you learn about this position? Please select one.
    • Mid-Valley Sunday Newspaper
    • Lebanon Express Newspaper
    • Oregonian
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • HERC-Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • State Employment Department
    • LBCC Employment Opportunities Website
    • Eugene Register Guard Newspaper
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Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Academic Transcript
  3. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. License or Certificate
  2. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  3. Sample Teaching Materials
  4. Letter of Reference
  5. U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214, Copy 4