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Business Specialist - SBDC

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Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: College of Business

Job Title

Business Specialist - SBDC

Department

Small Business Development Center

Salary

$42,114 - $49,000; commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

Provide management assistance, training, technical research and counseling to present and protect small business owners, Develop specialized programs for women business owners, minorities, veterans, international trade and rural economic development. Provide ongoing technical support to MTSU/SBDC and TBR lead center; serve as liaison with governmental agencies at the federal and state level and interface with higher education institutions and regional government department in middle Tennessee as assigned or appropriate. Perform other related tasks and special projects as assigned.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in management, business administration, or related field; eight or more years of direct operational management experience or financial operations/budgeting experience may be substituted for bachelor’s degree.

Required Related Experience

Two (2) years progressively responsible related work experience in public or private sector required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Valid drivers license

Desirable Related Experience

Experience using advanced research tools such as Data Axle, IBISWorld, Esri, and/or ProfitCents desirable. Knowledge and understanding of agricultural and economic development programs of the USDA and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development a plus.

Documents Needed to Apply

Cover Letter & Resume Required

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  

  • Vacation and Sick Leave  
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at https://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2022AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email emp@mtsu.edu.

Application Review Date: February 13, 2023

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