SBDC Bilingual Business Consultant

SBDC Bilingual Business Consultant: This position will counsel Anne Arundel County based business owners on a variety of issues such as business plan development, finance and human resource management, marketing and strategies to maximize profit. Applicants must be English and Spanish language proficient. To apply, please visit: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/98282

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
The Business Consultant (Counselor) is responsible for providing existing entrepreneurs with general business information and assistance which includes development of long-term strategic goals and objectives; expansion of personnel and human resources; management of finances to ensure stability and growth through financing from a variety of sources; and guidance on strategies to increase profit and sales revenues. This position will also document assistance provided to ensure accurate case management and compliance with contract reporting requirements.

This position reports directly to the Regional Director of the Corridor Region. The incumbent has independent judgment and latitude in the performance of duties.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in business or related industry required. 3-5 years of relevant small business experience. Experience must include working with existing/established businesses. Strong financial analysis skills with proven experience using software to conduct in-depth financial analysis of small business concerns. Ability to interact with a variety of clients. Excellent interpersonal skills including outstanding communications skills, oral and written.

Preferences:
MBA degree preferred.
Additional Certifications:
Active valid driver’s license required.
Additional Information:
Job Risks Not Applicable to This Position
Physical Demands
This position will require minimal travel to provide on-site visits with clients, outreach, training, and statewide/national conferences. Currently working assignment is teleworking until further notice. Active valid driver’s license required. The employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
Posting Date: 08/04/2022
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 08/19/2022

To apply for this job please visit ejobs.umd.edu.