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Small Business Expert/IESBDC (UEC)

California State University, San Bernardino
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 8, 2024

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Small Business Expert/IESBDC (UEC)
California State University, San Bernardino

Job No: 510229
Work type: Auxiliary
Categories: Excluded, Administrative, At-Will, Part Time

About University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB

(This is not a state position)

University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB ("UEC") supports the university's educational mission by providing quality services that complement the instructional program. The University depends upon UEC to provide services that cannot be supported with state funds. We're responsible for business enterprises on campus including, but not limited to, dining, bookstore, convenience store, and vending services. We also serve as the grantee for federal, state, and local funding for research and sponsored projects.

Position Summary

Temporary, part time, non-benefited position through 12/30/2022 (Appointment may be renewed annually based upon availability of funds, availability of work and satisfactory job performance).

Salary: $40.00-$50.00 per hour.

Location: Riverside and San Bernardino Counties

Program Summary:

The Orange County / Inland Empire Small Business Development Center is a federal program partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration & the California Governor's Office of Business & Economic Development. The SBDC is hosted by CSU, Fullerton and the Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of this grant is to provide no-cost technical assistance to entrepreneurs and small business owners in the Orange County. The SBDC is seeking applications for a Small Business Expert.

Work Schedule

Up to 19 hours per week. Schedule to be arranged, but typically, Monday-Friday within the hours of 8:00 am - 5:00 pm though some nights, weekend work may be required.

First Review Deadline

This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning 02/21/2022.

Typical Activities

Under minimal supervision of the Director, the Small Business Expert will work independently to:

Provide SBDC consulting, training and information services in the region to pre-venture, start-up, small and medium size businesses. Maintain client database by preparing detailed written assessment and make recommendations for improvements. Keep abreast of business trends, techniques, and processes. Work collaboratively with peers and the business community to expand expertise. Community outreach responsibilities will include public presentations to key stakeholders and service on appropriate boards and committees related to economic development. Travel as required to perform cross county-wide job functions. Complete all forms and maintain client files as required by the SBA. Document information, assistance, and outcomes of sessions with clients related to consulting and training activities performed by the consultant. Provide Center with timely reports related to milestones and success stories of client's economic outcomes. Individual must conduct own lead generation through creating partnerships with cities, chambers of commerce, business associations, etc to find clients.

IESBDC is actively recruiting Small Business Expert consultant trainers who can create and deliver instructional content and provide one on one consultation in the following areas:
  • Generalist:

  • Feasibility and Business Modeling

    Business Planning

    Breakeven and Pro Forma analysis

  • Industry Specific

  • Retail and Merchandising

    Food and Catering

    Makers and Product Development


  • Product Development and Service Design

  • Features & Benefits

    Manufacturing or Assembly Process

  • Market & Customers

  • Market Research

    Industry Sizing

    Customer Segmentation

    Target Market

  • Advertising & Sales

  • Marketing Mix

    Strategy and Tactics

    Sales Planning

    Digital advertising

  • Website creation and management

  • WordPress

    Search engine optimization


  • Financials Part I

  • Costs: COGS/COSS, Fixed Costs and Start Up Costs

    Using Excel To Create Financials

    Projections: Revenue, Break Even and Profit

    Statements: Profit and Loss, Cash Flow and Balance Sheets

  • Personnel/ Human Resources

  • Compliance

    Time Management

    Personal Support Systems


  • Debt and Equity

  • Owner's Investment

    SBA loans


    Minimum Qualifications

  • Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree in a business-related field is preferred; or equivalent experience in business management; or equivalent experience in financial analysis; or Bachelor's degree in any field with either two years of business management or business ownership.

  • Additional Qualifications:
    Be able to offer consulting expertise in 1 or more areas in business management items 1-9

  • Preferred Qualifications

    Current or past small business owner.

    University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB is committed to a diverse workforce and affirmative action, and is an equal opportunity employer. UEC maintains and promotes a policy of non-discrimination and non-harassment on the basis of race, sex, gender, color, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic characteristics, status as a disabled veteran, or disabled veteran of the Vietnam era.

    To view the UEC Affirmative Action Program, please contact UEC Human Resources at (909) 537-7589 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.

    As an equal opportunity employer, University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB (UEC) is committed to a diverse workforce. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access UEC's career website as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling UEC's Human Resources Manager at 909-537-7589.

    EEO AA Policy Statement

    Employment of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans

    Supplemental Information

    UEC is an EOE - Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans. This position will remain open until filled. This has been designated as a sensitive position. The selected candidate must successfully pass a thorough background investigation to include a criminal history check prior to appointment.

    CSU policy requires all faculty, staff and students (on or off campus) to be immunized (i.e. vaccinated) against the virus that causes COVID-19.

    As part of the campus community, CSUSB requires all UEC employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or present a medical or religious exemption and any appropriate back up documentation. Fully vaccinated is defined as having the last immunization shot at least 14 days prior to the date being evaluated. Current and new employees of UEC are required to adhere to this policy by September 20, 2021 and remain in adherence after that date. All employees are also required to submit a daily health screen to access any on or off campus location.

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