Utah State University

SBDC and Custom Fit Regional Director – Moab Campus

City Moab Campus
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/12/2020 1:24 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Aviation & Technical Education
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience


The Moab Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Custom Fit (CF) Director oversees all of the administrative and operational activities of the Moab SBDC and CF programs in Grand, and San Juan Counties in Southeastern Utah.


This successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing the State SBDC & CF strategic direction. The SBDC/CF Director provides individual management consulting to local entrepreneurs including business planning, financing, managerial accounting, financial planning, marketing plan development, and other activities required to provide support to client businesses. The SBDC Director also manages all employees of the Center and ensures the quality of all of its consulting services. In addition, the Director oversees all educational workshops and other events offered by the Center and its partners that provide management training to small business owners in the area. The SBDC Director works closely with the State SBDC director and with other regional SBDC directors from around the State and coordinates relevant activities internally within Utah State University's colleges and departments.


  • 65% Small Business Consulting and Counseling – Work with small business entrepreneurs on business plans, financing, financial analysis, cash flow projections, marketing, advertising, legal structure and general business problem solving, as well as other related business issues.
  • 10% Training and Education – Coordinate and promote training and educational programs including a monthly professional training series, an annual business summit and entrepreneurial training for local business owners.
  • 10% Administration – Prepare and submit required USU and SBDC documentation as well as controlling Center budget, setting goals, managing Center employees, and following established priorities and procedures.
  • 5% Networking – Establish and maintain strong community relations with local economic development partners, financial service institutions, business service providers, and local businesses.
  • 10% Oversight of the Custom Fit Program, including outreach and operational.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Business-related Bachelor's degree or years of working experience can be considered in a business related field
  • Five years' experience as a management consultant using managerial accounting and financial analysis
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products, social media, and web-based marketing programs
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Business-related Master's degree, MBA preferred
  • SBDC certified councilor
  • Basic web design skills
  • Experience as a small business owner including familiarity with small business loan programs
  • Ability to teach college-level business management courses

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:


1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

3. The names and contact information of 3 references to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile

4. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-10”


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visithttps://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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