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Early Venture Business Consultant

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**This is a restricted position, contingent on ongoing, available funds.**

Position Details

Classification Information

Agency Name & Code University of Mary Washington, 215
Role Title Policy Planning Spcialst I
Pay Band / Salary Grade 4
Employee Class CE

Position Information

Working Title Early Venture Business Consultant
Position Number R00004
Anticipated Hiring Range $40,138 - $44,328
Position FLSA Exempt
Level Indicator Employee
Organizational Objective / Goal

The University of Mary Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Fredericksburg, a small business and entrepreneurial resource center, serves the regional small business community. The SBDC is responsible for management training, business consulting, and research applicable to all aspects of small company creation and growth.

General Description of Position

The chief objectives of the position are to provide confidential consulting and research to SBDC clients, plan and provide training seminars, and assist the Director with developing and managing outreach services. The selected candidate will be required to complete Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest Agreements for this position.

This is a restricted position, contingent on ongoing, available funds.

Required Education

Degree in business administration or related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Required Experience

Prior experience consulting or advising.

Prior experience teaching, training or routine public presentations.

Significant management experience.

Strong written and interpersonal communication skills.

Understanding of the application of financial statements, ratio analysis, and financial forecasting as management tools.

Ability to find and apply relevant data and information and interpret management use.

Familiar with pre- and early venture company formation methods.

Self-motivated and works well with minimal supervision.

Ability to work well with others, employ diplomacy and tact, and pursue clarity through appropriate channels.

Strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Preferred Education

Masters Degree in business administration or related field.

Preferred Experience

Prior business ownership.

Experience with client information management systems.

Experience with MS Publisher.

Statement of Economic Interest No

Physical Requirements

Light lifting (less than 20 lbs.) Frequently
Moderate lifting (20-50 lbs.) Occasionally
Heavy lifting (more than 50 lbs.) Not Applicable
Pushing/pulling Frequently
Standing Occasionally
Sitting Constantly
Bending Frequently
Walking Frequently
Climbing Not Applicable
Reaching Frequently
Repetitive motion Constantly
List other physical requirements, including frequency

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Category Staff
Posting Date 09/06/2017
Close Date 09/29/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions for Applicant

This is a restricted position, contingent on ongoing, available funds.

Additional Applicant Instructions

The University of Mary Washington accepts only completed online application and related materials. Faxed, mailed, or emailed applications or documentation will not be considered. Employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of criminal background checks. If accommodations are requested either before or at the time of the interview, please contact the Recruitment Office at 540/654-1238.

AAEEO Statement

The University of Mary Washington is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Other Document 1
  3. Other Document 2
  4. Other Document 3