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Coordinator, Small Business Development Center
Serves as a professional team member of the Small Business Development Center staff. Performs complex technical or professional administrative work. Responsible with the Director for coordination of SBDC activities, including planning workshops, purchasing, financial and programmatic recordkeeping and timely reporting to regional SBDC and SBA offices. Assumes responsibility for program activities in the absence of the Director. Work is performed under administrative direction within the limits determined by established policies and procedures. Reports to the Director of the Small Business Development Center.
Plans and organizes multiple business seminars/workshops, in coordination with other participating agencies. Maintains client databases; prepares reports of seminars and workshop activities. Produces monthly and quarterly reports for various agencies. Monitors budgets and performance measures. Acts as lead person responsible for audits and reviews and as liaison between agencies, organizations, the media, and SBDC. Edits business plans, e-newsletters, reports, correspondence, and publications for grammatical correctness. Coordinates additional special projects. Maintains office inventories and orders supplies. Performs other duties as assigned.
Three or more years experience in office operations with related administrative or managerial responsibility. Experience with financial recordkeeping, reporting, and budgeting. Previous involvement in SBDC operations preferred.
Requires knowledge of office management and budget/financial reporting. Must be knowledgeable in the use of computers and commonly used office software programs, such as World, Excel and Outlook. Must be able to quickly learn and become skilled in using software specific to client database and reporting programs. Must have a general understanding of SBDC networks and mission.
Bachelor's degree preferred in business or related field. Graduation from high school, plus college level courses in business administration and years of experience may be substituted.
Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to multi-task; plan and manage a variety of responsible activities. Must be professional and tactful. Must have the ability to build professional relationships with a diverse population of clients, key contacts in communities, other agencies, and internal and external associates.*Strict confidentiality required. *Must be able to work occasional nights and weekends. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.