Utah State University

Business Consultant SR

City Price Campus
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/18/2022 6:07 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-5783
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Price
Category (Portal Searching)
Other
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Exempt
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
100%
College
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Department
Technology Design & Technical Educ
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible
No

Overview

The Department of Aviation and Technical Education in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences at Utah State University (USU) offers a Business Consultant position working as the Small Business Development and Custom Fit Director. The Price Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Custom Fit (CF) Regional Director oversees all of the administrative and operational activities of the Price SBDC and CF programs in Carbon, Emery, Grand, and San Juan Counties in Southeastern Utah.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field plus two years of relevant work experience; or a master’s degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education plus experience is required.
  • 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
  • Ability to teach college-level business management courses

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Business-related Master's degree, MBA Basic web design skills
  • SBDC certified councilor
  • Experience as a small business owner including familiarity with small business loan programs

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume/CV to be uploaded into the candidate profile

2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of the application

3. Three professional references with contact information

 

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

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

ADA

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.

College/Department Highlights

USU Eastern (Price) is developing rapidly within USU’s Statewide Campus system. At USU Eastern, students earn industry-aligned, technical education certificates, and degrees at the associate baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral level via face-to-face instruction and distance education technologies (e.g. online courses and interactive video conferencing). Visit https://eastern.usu.edu/ for more information.
Price, the commercial and cultural epicenter of Castle Country, has a resident population of 12,000 and is the largest community in Carbon County. The economy is largely fueled by energy production related industries, health care, and education. As the gateway to red rock country and many national parks, Price attracts outdoor enthusiasts seeking mountain biking, hiking, touring and river rafting opportunities. Price has a state-of-the-art hospital, city recreation center, and an excellent public school and charter school system. Visit https://www.pricecityutah.com/ for more information.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.

 

USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.

 

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.

 

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.

 

USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.

 

USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.

 

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 Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Matthew Pinner, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://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

 

*updated 11/2022

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