Manager, Small Business Development
Plans, develops, and coordinates the integrated programs and services of a the Small Business Development Center in accordance with all applicable policies, procedures, Federal and state laws, regulations, and other governing documents. Provides consultation, training, and assistance to small business owners in the development of business plans and loan packages. Markets and promotes the programs and services within the prescribed service area; establishes and maintains relations with local financial institutions, other relevant service providers, and the local business community. Analyzes need, and develops, coordinates, and/or conducts training courses, seminars, and workshops for local small business owners. Ensures that program operations are in accordance with all relevant Federal and State small business development policies, and adhere to applicable laws, regulations, and guideline. Prepares budgets, monitors expenditures and prepares reports and projections. Supervises personnel, which typically includes recommendations for hiring, firing, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution. Represents the Small Business Development Center on various committees and/or meetings and conferences. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.