Small Business Center Coordinator - Chatham County
Company: Central Carolina Community College
Posted on: June 6, 2021
At Central Carolina Community College, we create transformative
lifelong learning opportunities! We expect all employees to find
ways to remove barriers to student success and provide all students
a pathway to achievable dreams. Our employees are charged to
recognize the challenges we face and to respond to them with
empathy, understanding, and a willingness to help.
The objective of the Small Business Center Coordinator is to
increase the number of viable small businesses in Chatham County by
providing high-quality, readily accessible assistance to
prospective and existing small business owners which will lead to
job creation and retention. The Small Business Center Coordinator
will be a community-based provider of education and training,
counseling, referral, and information. This position will be
responsible for Small Business Center activities in Chatham County
and requires travel within Chatham County as well as out of town to
attend meetings, training, and/or conferences.
Diversity Policy: Central Carolina Community College believes
the college experience is greatly enriched through diversity;
therefore, the college encourages diversity of thought within the
student body and staff. Furthermore, the college seeks to promote
awareness of diversity and the respect for all individuals, and the
college pledges to adhere to this mission in its relationship with
This position is open until filled. Essential Duties
- Provide confidential one-on-one consultation to prospective and
existing small business owners in key areas such as business
structure, business plan preparation, financial analysis, access to
capital, and marketing.
- Establish an outreach program to recruit individuals and small
businesses in Chatham County to participate in innovation
- Engage, foster, develop, and grow strategic partnerships and
collaborations that enhance the College's innovative competencies,
reputation, and economic impact with small businesses.
- Plan and market no- to low-cost training on subjects relevant
to small business start-up and growth.
- Promote the SBC program and advocate for small businesses
through presentations to communities and entities.
- Develop relationships with key stakeholders including, but not
limited to, NCSBCN, Go Global NC, Building Integrated Communities,
PBA, CCCoC, Chatham EDC, Town of Siler City Planning Department,
Chatham County Planning Department, SBTDC, and NCMBC.
- Ensure accurate and timely counseling and training event data
input into the SBC client information management system.
- Serve on college, SBCN, and local committees as required.
- Ensure accurate and timely submission of contracts and
- Attend SBCN professional development conferences, SBCN virtual
events, and small business networking events.
- Complete SBCN credentialing program within three years of hire
and maintain professional competency with ongoing training as
A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance,
Accounting or related field plus two years of business experience
in an ownership or management capacity,
- Or equivalent combination of training and experience which
demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for
this position may be accepted.
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Demonstrated understanding of business management, startup, and
Able to collaborate with local, state, federal, and private
Excellent oral and written communication, public speaking,
interpersonal, and presentation skills.
Display initiative and demonstrate professionalism.
Able to manage multiple assignments, meet assigned metrics, and
submit work promptly.
- Able to work independently and prioritize tasks.
Master's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting,
or related field and three years of business experience in an
ownership or management capacity or a B.A. or B.S. in Business
Administration, Finance, Accounting, or related field plus five
years of business experience in an ownership or management
Experience counseling and/or consulting small business
Experience with digital marketing, financial analysis, business
planning, and accounting software.
- Experience developing and administering business training
courses, seminars, and/or webinars.
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