Mohawk Valley Community College is seeking a full-time Associate Business Advisor to work in the Mohawk Valley Small Business Development Center. The Associate Business Advisor is responsible for coordinating seminars and workshops, strengthening the Mohawk Valley Small Business Development Center's relationships with the local small business community, and supporting the Center Director and Business Advisors. The successful candidate will provide information on tools to be successful to the local business community with an understanding of business ownership and experience. This position requires excellent communication skills including networking and speaking to large groups. Mohawk Valley Community College and the Mohawk Valley Small Business Development Center are committed to the success of the local small business community, and the Associate Business Advisor plays an important role in that mission, and assists the Director in coordinating seminars, workshops, and webinars on topics of interest to the business community.
Assists business advisors in the development of business plans for client;
Plans and executes the Center's social media postings and interfaces with the NY SBDC statewide social media team;
Advises clients with social media questions and provides assistance;
Assists in the design, development and presentation of business development workshops, seminars and courses that focus on the needs of clients;
Assists with the recruitment of SBDC clients and program participants;
Collaborates with partners that promote small business development;
Attends networking events in the community to develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with funding and resource partners (representatives from banks, economic development agencies, and others);
Other related duties as assigned by the Small Business Development Center Regional Director.
Associates degree in business-related field required; bachelor's degree in business or related field preferred.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint with a strong attention to detail, required.
Knowledge of social media platforms and direct mail (i.e. Constant Contact) software required.
Proven writing and communication skills and strong organizational skills, required.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Official academic transcripts required upon hire.
Review Start Date: 1/18/2021
Mohawk Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. MVCC maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and global worldview. We value the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in a world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, different abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.
Internal Number: req827_1610048631
About Mohawk Valley Community College
Mohawk Valley Community College has more than 800 full-time and part-time employees at our campuses in Utica and Rome, NY. We are located in the Central New York region at the foothills of the Adirondack mountains between Syracuse and Albany, NY in Oneida County.Founded in 1946 as one of the first community colleges in New York State, MVCC is one of 64 campuses of the State University of New York.The College offers about 100 transfer and career technical programs, including liberal arts and sciences, healthcare, engineering technologies, trades, engineering science, business, human services and fine arts. A diverse institution with a global view, MVCC offers career, transfer, and transitional education, programs for personal and cultural enrichment, and supports community and economic development.Interested candidates will find competitive salaries and outstanding benefits along with an enriched, collaborative work environment that is based on excellence in teaching and student service, employee success with continued contributions, and commitment to our surrounding communities.Mohawk Valley Community College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, sta...ff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. MVCC does not discriminate. MVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.Employees, students, applicants, or other members of the College community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.The College's policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to the Executive Director of Human Resources.