Employment Opportunities

Business Consultant, Small Business Development Center

Division: Instruction
Salary Group: Exempt
Class Range: PS-C
Annual Salary: Minimum $46,621
Start Date: Position Posted on September 23, 2019
Position Close Date: Position Open Until Filled

Required Documents:

Application will not be considered until ALL required documents are received.

***POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED***

  • MCC Employment application
  • Copies of college transcripts
  • Resume
  • KSA Statement *

General Position Description

LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO EXEMPLIFY OUR COLLEGE VALUES:
Communications: We will be open and courageous in our communication with students and with one another. We will communicate decisions and the reasons for them. Excellence: We will strive for excellence in all that we do. We will actively plan for the future, seeking new and innovative ways to accomplish our mission. Inclusiveness: We will seek to appreciate and understand our students and each other, actively seeking different viewpoints. We will work to create a welcoming environment where our diverse community of students and employees learn, teach, and work together. Integrity: We will work with the highest level of integrity, taking responsibility for all of our actions. We will tell the truth and seek to be fair in our decision-making and actions. People: We will be honest, humble, respectful, and gracious to our students and to each other. We best serve our students, colleagues, and community when we work as a team.

GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION: To counsel with small business owners and persons interested in going into business by assisting them in solving business related problems. Counties covered are Hill and Johnson. The consultant will assist clients in developing practical business development strategies and business. The consultant will also implement training and educational programs directly related to the needs of small businesses and perform SBDC promotional assignments. Will be required to travel within assigned territory and to Dallas for scheduled North Texas SBDC meetings as well as to Waco for staff meetings. This position receives general supervision from the Project Director, Small Business Development Center. Project is a grant-funded program and is contingent upon continued grant funding. This position will be based in Johnson County. NOTE: This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.


Minimum Qualification Requirements

Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in marketing, accounting and business or a closely related field.
Experience: More than one year full-time management or supervision in a business environment.


Selection Criteria

* Attach a brief statement addressing how you acquired each of the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities through your education, personal experience or previous employment. Knowledge of: (1) business management techniques, theories, and practices; (2) computers, specifically Microsoft Windows OS and Office Business applications including Word and Excel; (3) government programs designed to assist businesses such as SBA loans, SCORE, webinars, and online resources. Skills in: (4) Financial and analytical proficiencies for business development. Ability to: (5) provide effective business management counseling support to clients in a variety of situations and environments; (6) determine specific needs of individual clients and provide appropriate support; (7) communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; (8) Interpret and apply college policies, procedures, rules and regulation; (9) establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


Working Conditions

Desk work; occasional field trips e.g. for college or program activities. Insignificant effort other than normal movement. Minimal Hazard/Exposure: Standard office setting. At least minimal environmental controls to assure health and comfort.


Benefits

Health Insurance, retirement plan, sick leave, vacation, holidays. Eligible employees and dependents may take college courses tuition free. Participation in Medicare Part A, but not Social Security (FICA).


Application Process

Interested and qualified applicants should submit application materials to the Human Resources Office, McLennan Community College, 1400 College Drive, Waco, Texas 76708, Telephone 254/299-8611, Fax 254/299-6237, or Email MCCjobs@mclennan.edu. Finalists may be required to participate in an In-Basket Exercise. Please feel free to contact this office regarding the status of your application. MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information visit www.dhs.gov/e-verify.


MCC provides equal opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment. http://www.mclennan.edu/employees/policy-manual/docs/E-XXXIV.pdf