Small Business Development Center Adm Duties
This is a professional administrative, coordinative, and
supervisory position responsible for the operation of a Small
Business Development Center office.
An employee in this class of work is responsible for supervising
and coordinating the projects, programs, research, budgeting,
and daily operations of the unit. Duties involve direct
supervision of professional, research, and clerical personnel
and coordination of other professional personnel and units both
inside and outside the university. Work is performed with
autonomy under general supervision and is reviewed by
observation of results, review of report by a supervisor, the
state Small Business Development Director, and/or a Board of
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Organizes resources necessary for the satisfactory conduct of
operations, including funding, personnel, and equipment.
Supervises maintenance of administrative records for all unit
Selects, trains, and supervises professional, technical, and
Prepares budget for the unit.
Supervises status of on-going projects.
Responsible for income generated accounting and expenditures and
compliance with established guidelines.
Directs the purchase of supplies and equipment for the unit.
Supervises the maintenance of files and records of past projects
for use in reporting or as guidelines for future projects.
Responds to requests for counseling and training programs;
responsible for supervision and coordination of all unit
programs and client assistance.
Seeks outside funding for applied research projects, including
the writing of grant proposals.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Completion of college level work equivalent to a doctoral degree
preferred, but masters degree acceptable with major course work
in business and economics and considerable related work
experience; or any equivalent combination of training and
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Extensive knowledge of the principles of small business
Extensive knowledge of the methods, materials, procedures, and
techniques used in administration operations.
Ability to supervise staff and clerical personnel and coordinate
administrative operations in a university environment.
Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written
Ability to participate in the evaluation and analyses of
existing techniques and procedures; assist in devising new
techniques and procedures.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with university personnel.