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Director of Small Business and Technology Development Center

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 8, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Management, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Executive, Executive Directors
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Full Time
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Position Title Director of Small Business and Technology Development Center Position Number 026431 Department Sm Bus Tech Dev Center - 170001 Description of University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. Minimum Qualifications
  • A Master's Degree in business or other relevant field, or a Bachelor's Degree and
  • seven years of work experience as a business owner/senior manager or business consultant is required.
  • Broad general knowledge of the principles and practices of business and excellent interpersonal and communication skills is expected.
  • The selected candidate also must have the ability to develop and manage multiple projects and a proven ability to work effectively with and within both the academic and business communities.
License/Certification Required Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Client Counseling & Technical Assistance (15-30% of work time)
The Regional Director is responsible for managing the counseling activities of the

Regional Service Center as outlined in the SBTDC Strategic Plan. Some direct counseling by the Regional Director is expected but this should not exceed established limits so as not to interfere with other management responsibilities. Counseling responsibility includes direct client contact in one-on-one meetings and through telephone and written communications. It also includes the very substantial time that must be committed to adequately research, prepare materials, and recommend courses of action to clients who are counseled. Quality of service is important.

RSC Management /Administration (30-35% of work time)

The Regional Director is responsible for developing an Annual Work Plan, managing the

activities of the Regional Center, and providing supervision and direction for all professional and staff personnel. In addition, the Director provides oversight and management of the center's budget. The Regional Director is responsible for keeping confidential client records, maintaining the SBTDC CRM System and producing quarterly reports in a timely manner. He is also expected to attend management meetings when scheduled and participate in SBTDC statewide committee assignments and special projects as requested.

Marketing and Outreach (25-35% of work time)

The Regional Director will have lead responsibilities for establishing and maintaining a strong SBTDC presence throughout the multi-county area served by that center. This includes representing the SBTDC at meetings and conferences, making contacts with potential sources of referrals and with prospective groups of clients, and developing appropriate programs. The Director is also charged with developing significant connectively and relevance to the RSC's host institution(s) and leveraging its resources for the benefit of the business community.

Training (10-15% of work time)

The Regional Center Director is responsible for design and delivery of appropriate training and Management Education Services programs within the region that will meet the training deliverables for the center as provided in the RSC's annual work plan. Performance Evaluations & Professional Development (5% of work time)

The Regional Director is responsible for insuring that performance evaluations are completed in a timely manner as required by The University. The Director will also develop an annual performance plan and professional development plan for each employee based at the Regional Service Center. Suggested Salary Range $72,000 to $78,000 Physical Demands of Position
  • Sedentary work. Exert up to 10 lbs.
  • Close visual acuity to perform activities; prepare and analyze data; transcribe; view computer; extensively read; visually inspect small defects & parts; operate & inspect machines; use measurement devices; assemble parts at distance close to the eyes.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach current resume and Cover Letter.
List a minimum of 3 professional references in the application or attach a List of References with Contact Information AA/EEO Statement
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Important Contacts:

Director of Human Resources/ EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3187

Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2144

ADA /504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3056 Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian
We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community. Quick Link Posting Number 201501002P
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