Business Advisor/Trainer - Veterans Business Outreach Center
Full Time Permanent - Staff, Grant employee
Baker School of Business, Student Affairs
$45,000 - $50,000
The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina is excited to
be seeking a full-time, grant funded Business Advisor/Trainer for
the Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOCs). This role will
provide; training, outreach, and counseling for veterans,
transitioning service members, and their spouses looking to start
or grow a small business. The Business Advisor/Trainer
responsibilities will include:
- Planning, coordinating, and delivering Boots to Business
Training at Air Force Bases in the designated territory. Training
local SBA resource partners to help deliver Boots to Business
- Developing effective public-private partnerships that support
veteran and military spouse entrepreneurship. Working to deepen the
credibility and awareness of the services available to veterans and
- Taking client service calls. Performing client intake and needs
assessment in preparation for individualized counseling
- Tracking client training, outreach and counseling progress in
the CRM system. Answering fundamental and complex business-related
- Connecting clients with the resources and relationships they
need to be successful in their entrepreneurial journey.
- Serving as a backup to the VBOC Director for relevant projects
and engagements as needed.
A Bachelor's Degree in Business Management (or related field) or an
equivalent combination of education and job-related experience The
candidate must be based in the Charleston Area. Some travels in and
out of state will be required therefore, a valid driving license is
required with some work to be completed remotely. This
role is Charleston-based; counselor would report to The Citadel's
VBOC in person when needed.
Status as a Veteran and/or Military Spouse. Previous experience
starting, owning, operating and/or managing a business. Previous
experience providing professional advising, consulting or training
services. A deep understanding of veterans/military spouse
backgrounds and the challenges faced during post-service
transition. Training and facilitation skills, consulting and
advising skills, and excellent personal effectiveness and time
management skills. Working knowledge of the Spanish language:
verbal, reading, and writing a plus.
This position would start on or after
5/1/2023 pending the
anticipated VBOC award.
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the
following documents directly in the online system, finish applying
and receive a confirmation number the closing date:
1. Position Application on which you list all relevant
2. A cover letter addressed to the "Search Committee"
specifically describing how you meet the representative duties and
3. A current resume or curriculum vitae summarizing your
educational background and experience.
To apply, visit https://jobs.citadel.edu/cw/en-us/job/496358/business-advisortrainer-veterans-business-outreach-center-charleston