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SBDC Business Advisor

Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
Economic and Business Development
SBDC Business Advisor

Job Title
SBDC Business Advisor

Texas A&M International University

Small Business Development Center

Proposed Minimum Salary
$3,742.67 monthly

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

Job Summary

Provide one-on-one business consulting in the areas management, planning and financial analysis. Assists in identifying of local business training needs. Develops and delivers seminars/workshops to meet the business needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provides in-depth one-on-one business consulting, particular in the areas management, planning and financial analysis; Focuses on working with established businesses.
  • Assists in identifying of local business training needs; Develops and delivers seminars/workshops to meet the business needs.
  • Provides advice and assistance to other SBDC employees; Assists in training and expanding the knowledge of SBDC Business Analysts and Business Consultants.
  • Assists in identifying and networking with stakeholders in the community.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Assist Director in working with community organizations to achieve program goals.
  • Participate and advance within the SWTXB Certified Business Advisor Program.
Minimum Requirements
  • Education - Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
  • Experience - Three years of business-related experience in a combination of business/economic development, finance, small business consulting, business management, banking, and/or small business ownership.
  • An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be considered
Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and Powerpoint.
Ability to:
  • Oral Communication: Effective individual and group engagement with a wide variety of individuals, organizations, and the general public.
  • Written Communication: Ability to generate traditional and electronic correspondence
  • Execute the mission, vision and values of the organization
Preferred Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Bilingual: English/Spanish
  • QuickBooks
Ability to:
  • Exercise initiative and appropriate independent judgment.
Licensing / Professional Certification - None.

Physical Requirements - None.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision of Others

This position does not supervise other employees.

Other Requirements
  • Ability to communicate in English and Spanish required.
  • Evening and weekend work required.
  • Attends conferences and networking events.
First review of applications will be March 4, 2022

Salary: $44,912/annually

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files. Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • At least 3 professional references and their full contact information, and
  • Unofficial transcripts (if applicable)
Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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