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Director of SBDC

at Umpqua Community College

Pay: up to $67925/year
$67925 - $
Posted: 9/19/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 2517095
Keywords: operations

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

General Description

 Screening of applications will begin on  August 26, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications received after August 26, 2019  are not guaranteed review.

 DEPARTMENT: Small Business Development Center CLASSIFICATION: Admin
RESPONSIBLE TO: Dean of Career & Technical Education
Primary Responsibilities/Key Accountabilities: The Director of the SBDC holds the responsibility of managing the operations of the department to which he/she is assigned. The position interprets local and state strategic goals, policies, and procedures to create plans, organize, and ensure the development and management of all activities related to UCC's role in small business development. The Director of the Small Business Development Center directs, manages, and markets the Small Business Development Center services to clients within the College's service district, and provides liaison with business-related community and state resource partners and organizations.

Essential Functions

Leadership and Management of Department Operations

  • Plans, organizes, and directs the operations of the SBDC.
  • Counsels small business clients; assist in developing strategies, plans for improvement and makes recommendations and referrals as necessary. Manages client files.
  • Develops, recommends, and implements grant budget. Monitors expenditures and prepares reports to ensure compliance with budgetary and grant guidelines.
  • Provides leadership and supervision to a diverse staff including program support staff, advisors, and instructors. Supervision includes training, work assignment and review, performance management, and making hiring and disciplinary recommendations. ·
  • Works with local business leaders, business organizations, Chambers of Commerce, community leaders, and other economic development agencies to promote business development and related services.
  • Analyzes business development needs in the College's service district by meeting with area businesses, initiates surveys and needs assessments to business owners and SBDC clients, making presentations to business and industry groups, and ensures that responses to request for service are carried out. Forecasts future needs and recommends strategies for fund development.
  • Participates on various internal College committees and taskforces.
  • Prepares activity reports to meet local, state, and federal requirements as well as institutional needs for reports and recommendations as needed.
  • Carries out all UCC administrative policies pertaining to the position.
  • Develops and revises policies for approval by the College Board as needed and/or directed.
  • Assists the State Director in the development of statewide private and public sector initiatives to increase and improve services to the small business community.
  • Facilitates Advisory Board recruitment, orientation, and development; attends professional development training courses.
Workshops, Programs and Events
  • Develops, implements, and provides business/technical assistance programs to early stage and start-up companies.
  • Manages the design of small business educational programs including online offerings, identifies problem areas within small businesses, develops diversified outreach programs, and evaluates impact of program delivery.
  • Works with UCC Business Department and Community and Workforce Training on promoting curriculum that fits small business needs not met by SBDC as well as joint ventures like Bridging the Gap and SBM.
  • Consults with SBDC Advisory Board and area bankers, CPAs, attorneys, economic and community development agencies, and local/regional/state agencies to identify and provide technical business assistance.
  • Develops an annual Marketing Plan and utilizes the UCC Communication Department for flyers and media as needed.
  • Participates in the Umpqua Pub Talks to promote SBDC advising services, workshops and programs.
  • Participates in the Roseburg Angel Investment Network (RAIN) planning team.
  • Works with the OSBDC state Director on accreditation (every 5 years).
  • Annual and semi-annual reporting to the OSBDC reviewing reports provided by the Finance Department.
  • Assessing budget needs throughout the year and final preparation of the SBDCs budget for approval.


Qualified Candidate:

  • Bachelor degree in business administration, public or private management, entrepreneurship, or related field or equivalent education and/or experience.
  • Experience in educational program management.
  • A minimum of two (2) years demonstrated experience in business counseling and providing business/technical assistance to client companies.
  • Two (2) years of experience be directly related to the marketing, development, and/or management of programs to serve the development needs of small business.
  • Three (3) years of experience owning and/or operating a small business including financial planning, marketing, accounting, system analysis, personnel management.
Highly Qualified Candidates:
  • Master degree in business administration or related field.
  • Experience delivering services and/or education via technology.
  • Experience in public relations, knowledge of entrepreneurial financial/lending practices, and small business tax requirements.
  • Knowledge of business management principles, budget formulation and financial management, and property management and leasing.
  • Post-secondary teaching experience.
  • Experience working with community colleges or universities.

Supplemental Information

For full consideration applicants must submit with their application:
1. A cover letter which addresses your interest in and how you meet the minimum qualification requirements for the position of Director of the Small Business Development Center;
2. Current vitae/resume that includes educational and professional work experience;
3. A list of 3 professional references listing contact information including email address;
4. Copies of educational transcripts must be attached at the time of application submission, official transcripts are required upon hire.

Veterans Preference
Umpqua Community College Honors Veterans Preference
Applicants are eligible to use Veterans' Preference when applying with Umpqua Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will be given only if the applicant meets the minimum criteria of the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.
Documents Required
• Member Copy 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215)
• or ...
• Letter from the US Department of Veterans' Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension.
• Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs. You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website.
For information regarding Veterans' Preference qualifications, visit
If you wish to self-identify under Section 503 as an individual with a disability, please provide this information by completing Department of Labor Form CC-305 available at
Statement of Equal Opportunity
Umpqua Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that we will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard for race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, handicaps or veterans status. This policy affirms UCC's commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all vestiges of discriminatory practices that might exist. 
Employment with Umpqua Community College is contingent upon background check approval.