LogoPosting NumberTMP00418PO20Classification TitleProgram Coordinator IIAdvertised TitleBusiness ConsultantCampusAikenCollege/DivisionDarla Moore School of BusinessDepartmentDMSB Small Business Development CenterSalary$22 - $24 per hourLocation of VacancyAiken, SCPart/Full TimePart TimeHours per Week20Work Schedule
Standard working schedule: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, with an hour for lunch. Monday through Friday work week. Specifics of hours and days to be determined.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.
Normal business hours and may include some evening or weekend hours for special events.Job Search CategoryOther ProfessionalAdvertised Job Summary
A SBDC Business Consultant provides counseling and delivers programs to individuals, businesses, communities, organizations and other public agencies in his/her assigned geographic territory. A financial background preferred, A business consultant must have a broad base of business knowledge, excellent research and analytical skills, be a creative thinker to assist with problem-solving, and have the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and clients simultaneously. These duties require the integration of business theory and practice, thus necessitating professional development activities and specific SBDC training. Multi-county travel is required to serve the area's assigned counties.
Consultants of the SBDC work collaboratively with private-sector businesses to become leaders and instructors in the local business community. They must develop specific and relevant areas of expertise within the arena of business development, and apply this knowledge through creation of new training programs, consulting tools, and research projects that are responsive to the needs of the specific business community served.
Applicants for this position must have a good working knowledge of basic business tools to include financial analysis, business research, marketing, and accounting, and be proficient in the use of computers and MS Office. Consultants must be comfortable speaking in public to represent the SBDC at functions as varied as educational workshops and Chamber of Commerce events, and in speaking with a diverse group of individuals such as bankers, government officials and resource providers.Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in a Business related discipline required and related experience.Number of Vacancies1Desired Start Date04/01/2020Proposed End Date12/18/2020Job Open Date02/18/2020Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicant
This position will be located in the Aiken, SC Area.
This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.Quicklink for Postinghttp://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/78821EEO Statement
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.Position Attributes
Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDLNoHazardous weather categoryNon-EssentialSupplemental Questions
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