Director, Small Business Development Center

Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 15, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Summary/Basic Function:

Reports to the Vice President of Industry and Community Resources, responsible for the following duties:

  • Manage the operation of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC);
  • Maintain the reporting procedures required to document the services and collect data for SBDC reporting functions;
  • Support Student Success initiatives for the department;
  • Perform customized business consulting, comprised of individual, confidential counseling sessions, assistance with research and locating resources and resource materials;
  • Review of data and information for and by clients;
  • Maintenance of detailed client case records and files, and consistent follow-up with clients;
  • Manage and implement training programs by developing and/or evaluating course materials;
  • Prepare curriculum, schedule and coordinate classes;
  • Oversee registration process, review course evaluations, and prepare and/or approve training reports;
  • Oversee grant and budget by preparation of strategic plan and other reports, and monitoring accounts;
  • Market services to potential clients and small business advocates;
  • Prepare and give public relations presentations; develop public relations and promotional materials;
  • Supervise employees through recommendations for hiring, training, monitoring work and evaluating job performance; and
  • Perform other duties of a similar nature of level as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a master’s degree in Business Management, Economic Development, Marketing, Program Administration, Computer and/or related business fields from a regionally accredited college or university;
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience owning or managing a small business;
  • Minimum of one (1) year of public relations experience;
  • Minimum one (1) year of program administration experience;
  • Minimum three (3) years of employee supervision;
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office software, Business Plan Pro and internet research;
  • Knowledge of federal and local grant compliance guidelines;
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Other qualities, experiences, and skills that enhance one’s value to the institution; and
  • Exceptional employment or educational qualifications may be given special consideration.