Business Counselor (Pool)/IEWBC (UEC) California State University, San Bernardino
Job No: 514962 Work type: Auxiliary Categories: Excluded, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time
About University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB
(This is not a state position)
University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB ('UEC') supports the university's educational mission by providing quality services that complement the instructional program. The University depends upon UEC to provide services that cannot be supported with state funds. We're responsible for business enterprises on campus including, but not limited to, dining, bookstore, convenience store, and vending services. We also serve as the grantee for federal, state, and local funding for research and sponsored projects.
Temporary, non-exempt, non-benefited position through 9/29/2022 (Appointment may be renewed annually based upon availability of funds, availability of work and satisfactory job performance). 4 positions available.
Salary: $25.00-$35.00 per hour.
Location: Colton, CA
IEWBC is a regional leader in business development that counsels and trains existing and start-up small businesses throughout the region.
Up to 19 hours per week. Schedule will vary. Typically will have a schedule within the range of Monday - Saturday 9 am to 5 pm.
First Review Deadline
This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning 6/16/2022.
Under minimal supervision of the Project Director the Small Business Counselor provide 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 based on skill set. Business counselors may deliver workshops in response to identified needs, demands and local area economic development both in-person and remotely. The incumbent will also assist in special projects as determined by the Project Director and/or the needs of the small business community. Business counselors also promote the IEWBC 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. The incumbent will create, maintain, and review client files to meet program goals. Business counselors are responsible for supporting the development of business starts, job creation, increase of sales, access to capital and increases in equity by conducting follow-up activities to facilitate and enhance service delivery and assessment.
Education and Experience:
Applicants must have any combination of experience and education that would equal three (3) years full time professional experience aiding and counseling to small businesses. 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; and maintain open and effective working relationships with staff and services clients and groups, other professionals and the public. Applicants 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.
A Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Finance, Economics, or a related field is preferred but not required
Bilingual Spanish is highly desired
UEC is an EOE - Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans. This position will remain open until filled. This has been designated as a sensitive position. 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.