The University of West Florida invites applications for the position of State Director for the Florida Small Business Development Center Network.
The State Director of the FL SBDC Network is responsible for annual strategic planning, development, accreditation, and management of programs and services offered by the Florida Small Business Development Center, and the development of resources required to operate those program and services. The State Director provides programmatic and financial oversight to the statewide operations of Florida's Network of eleven regional subcontracting State, Public, and Private Colleges and Universities participating as host institutions for an additional 28 SBDCs across the state of Florida.
Minimum Qualifications: A minimum of a master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and eight years of appropriate experience. Proven leadership skills, ability to develop and implement a collaborative comprehensive vision, strong finance and budgeting skills, experience with federal grants, accreditation and strategic planning, and strong business background including facets of owning a small business.
Preferred Qualifications: Having managed multiple sub-contract operations with a diverse geographic location, working with an advisory board, experience with academic units and processes, and prefer knowledge of the Spanish language.
For the complete announcement and position description, including qualifications and experience, please see our website: https://jobs.uwf.edu. Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to the online application. The position will remain open until filled but the applications should be received by November 25, 2012 for full consideration.
Salary: Commensurate with experience. This position requires a criminal background screening.
The University of West Florida is located in Pensacola, the crown jewel of Florida's beautiful Emerald Coast, known worldwide for its pristine white-sand beaches. The area is famous for its pleasant climate and location on the Gulf of Mexico and enjoys a comparatively low cost of living. The campus is situated on a 1,600 acre wildlife preserve where 12,800 students enjoy the benefits of small classes and personal attention from their professors.
The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action Employer. Pursuant to provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to respond is requested to advise UWF by contacting ADA Compliance in the Office of Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (Voice) or 1-850-857-6114 (TTY).
Preferred Response Date - November 25, 2012