Small Business Advsior (R-sum- and Cover Letter Required)
Company: Center for Women Entrepreneurs
Posted on: January 9, 2021
The Small Business Advisor provides a full range of confidential
business advisement services to clients in Texas per the mission of
the Center for Women Entrepreneurs to provide the tools needed to
succeed including training, funding, advising and networking
opportunities for prospective & existing business owners. Provides
direct technical assistance to small business clients in the
research and development of business plans, loan proposals,
marketing plans, personnel and organizational objectives and
related business development requirements, as well as business
management practices, methods, and techniques. Evaluates business
proposals together with client financial and business status to
assess viability and bankability of proposals and advises clients
as appropriate. Provides advice and assistance in the establishment
and maintenance of financial records and recordkeeping systems in
compliance with all relevant business, accounting and taxation
laws, regulations, guidelines, and standards. Work is performed
under minimal supervision and performance evaluation is based upon
completion of assignments and results obtained. The performance
evaluation is conducted through the performance evaluation system
and in accordance with the University Policies &
Procedures.ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPSReports to: Director, Center
for Women EntrepreneursSupervises: Student Assistants, Graduate
Assistants, and volunteersESSENTIAL DUTIES - May include, but not
limited to the following:
- Builds relationships with area stakeholders to develop client
referrals and training opportunities.
- Works and attend trade shows, business events and networking to
build center awareness and attract new clients.
- Develops and provides training in workshops and seminars
designed to enhance consulting efforts and build client base.
- Maintains well documented client information and enter all
client advising activity into web database.
- Oversees development, promotion, coordination, and delivery of
small business management training programs and workshops.
- Monitors operational activities, evaluates effectiveness of
results, and prepares reports as appropriate.
- Establishes job standards for subordinate staff and effectively
evaluating staff under charge.ADDITIONAL DUTIES
- Performs other duties as requested.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND
ABILITIES - The following are essential:
- Knowledge of the characteristics and prerequisites of a
successful business loan proposal.
- Knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of
small business operations.
- Knowledge of basic business accounting.
- Knowledge of federal and state financial and tax regulations
pertaining to small businesses.
- Knowledge of startup business requirements.
- Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and
prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgement based on
an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
- Ability to travel.
- Ability to provide administrative guidance within area of
responsibility, providing direct training and supervision as
- Ability to communicate effectively orally, by phone, in person,
and in writing.
- Ability to use a personal computer and other office equipment,
including related university software and email.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe
physical demands described in the Essential Duties and below are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential duties.The employee may be required to
travel. The employee may be required to work on-call and
weekends.WORK ENVIRONMENTAll employees are responsible for
maintaining an environment that is free from discrimination,
intimidation, harassment, including sexual harassment. Work is
normally performed in a typical interior work environment.SAFETYTWU
promotes a safe working environment. Employees are responsible for
completing assigned tasks safely and efficiently, and supervisors
are responsible for creating and maintaining a safe work
environment. Employees must report any unsafe work conditions or
practices, as well as any near-miss incidents, to their supervisor
and Risk Management. Supervisors and employees should ensure that
injury/accident reports are submitted to the Office of Human
Resources and Risk Management within 24 hours of the
incident.EducationBachelor's degree in an area generally related to
program content. Master's in Business Administration degree
preferred.ExperienceThree years of experience in entrepreneurial
programming support, or generally related area. Business ownership
experience preferred.RequirementsRegular and reliable attendance at
the University during regular scheduled days and work hours is an
essential function of this position.Advertised Salary $5,416.66 per
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