Business Counselor/Inland Empire and Coachella Valley Women's Business Center California State University, San Bernardino
Overview Employment Status: Temporary 'non-exempt', non-benefited position through September 29, 2019 (May be renewed annually based upon available funding, availability of work and satisfactory job performance). THIS IS NOT A STATE POSITION; A UNIVERSITY ENTERPRISES CORPORATION AT CSUSB ('UEC') APPLICATION IS REQUIRED.
Salary: $23.00- $35.00 per hour
Work Schedule: Projected at 16 - 19 hours per week. Schedule to be determined, typically Tuesday-Thursday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm though some nights and weekends may be required.
Location: Primary locations are in Colton and Palm Desert.
Multiple positions available. Typical Activities
One-on-one business counseling and assistance to clients in the areas of business planning, operations management, accounting, finance, marketing, human resources or other area of small business development.
Clientele are provided services in English and Spanish as needed.
May deliver orientation workshops for prospective and current local small business owners in response to identified needs, demands and local area economic development.
Assist in special projects as determined by the Project Director and/or the needs of the small business community.
Assist with workshops and seminars for clients in such areas as business planning, management, access to financing, and other areas of concern and interest to the local small business managers and owners.
Promote the IEWBC/CVWBC by making oral and written presentations to local and regional business associations, chambers of commerce, service clubs and other community based organizations and by participation in workshops and conferences coordinated with other local and regional organizations and agencies.
Maintain liaison with network of business consultants, and other public and private resources and refer clients to them when necessary.
Administer and review client files; assist with updating client and program records
Conduct follow-up activities to facilitate and enhance service delivery and assessment.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Applicants must have any combination of experience and education that would equal three (3) years full time professional experience providing assistance and counseling to small businesses.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Finance, Economics, or a related field is preferred.
Applicants must have knowledge of: financial aspects of business, such as identifying sources of capital, loan analysis or packaging; principles and practices of business management including establishment of a new business; principles and requirements of business law, taxation, and employment regulations; data gathering and report writing; professional standards.
Applicants must have the ability to analyze the operational aspects of a business; express ideas clearly and effectively in oral and written communications; develop and conduct oral presentations for groups; assist in the development of business plans
Work cooperatively with persons from diverse economic and social backgrounds; maintain accurate records
Prepare clear and concise reports; keep apprised of federal, state and local and program regulations and policies; learn new computer applications
Maintain open and effective working relationships with staff and services clients and groups, other professionals and the public.
Must be computer literate and have good typing skills.
Ability to conduct web-based research, use Social Media effectively, and proficiency in the latest versions of Microsoft Office Suite is required.
Applicants must be sensitive to the needs of a diverse client base.
Bilingual Spanish is highly desired.
Supplemental Information UEC is an EOE - Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. This position will remain open until filled. This is a sensitive position and the selected candidate must successfully pass a thorough background investigation to include a criminal history check prior to appointment.
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.