Employment Oportunities with New York SBDC
Job Title: Small Business Advisor
Budget Title: Small Business Development Consultant (SL-2)
Salary: $25,000 (Part-time .5 FTE)
Binghamton University's Small Business Development Center provides free and confidential assistance to potential and existing small business owners across New York State's Southern Tier. Working from the Ithaca area, this position (pending funding) provides small business based assistance including one-on-one counseling in the area of business plan development, analysis and preparation of actual and projected financial statements; such as cash flow projections, income statements and sources/uses statements. Provides assistance in record keeping systems and assists clients with market related issues such as advertising, promotional functions, market surveys and other related small business needs and projects as assigned.
Implement and/or participate in training sessions sponsored or co-sponsored by the SBDC. Provide follow-up services as necessary to attendees.
Provide technical management assistance to potential and existing small businesses throughout region
Develop a working relations with other economic development agencies
Maintain accurate records for required reporting
Promote the SBDC by volunteering to give presentations to groups and organizations
Utilized the SBDC Research Network to provide information to clients
Travel to client locations for evaluation purposes and to better understand the client's small business entity
Bachelor's degree required
Advisor must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work with other local economic development agencies, service providers, and the banking community
Small business ownership/management or bank loan operations
MS Office proficiency
Note: Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
Payroll information can be found on our website http://www2.binghamton.edu/human-resources/new-employees/new-faculty-staff.html
Cover letters may be addressed "To the Search Committee."
Postings active on the website accept applications until closure.
Deadline for Internal Applicants: 8/21/15
Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled.
Persons interested in this position should apply online.
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About Binghamton University:
Binghamton University has built a reputation as a world-class institution that combines a broadly interdisciplinary, international education with one of the most vibrant research programs in the nation. Binghamton is proud to be ranked among the elite public universities in the nation for challenging our students academically, not financially. The result is a unique, best-of-both-worlds college experience.
Our academic culture rivals a first-rate private university - rigorous, collaborative and boldly innovative -- while our campus culture exemplifies the best kind of public university experience: richly diverse students, active social life and deep engagement with the community.
Our students, both undergraduate and graduate, work one-on-one with an exceptional faculty that includes innovative scientists and groundbreaking scholars. They take advantage of special academic opportunities like combined degrees, foreign language study groups and an unparalleled international education program.
The State University of New York and Binghamton University are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers.