FSBDC State Director Position #120380
Required Qualifications from Resume
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. (Appropriate experience described in qualifications below).
Proven leadership in administration, management, consulting, government, training, and business.
Proven leader that can develop a comprehensive vision with broad-based buy-in and delegate appropriately.
Strong financial and budgeting experience.
Experience working with state and federal agencies regarding economic/business development.
Experience leading a collaborate accreditation effort and effective program reviews.
Experience securing and managing federal grants.
Strong business background, including an understanding of the facets of entrepreneurship and owning a business such as business plans, marketing plans, financial opportunities, legal structure, disaster preparedness, patents, tax requirements, etc.
Proven organizational and strategic planning skills.
Strong marketing skills to promote visibility and awareness of the SBDC program.
Preferred experience from Resume
Prefer having owned a small business or having managed multiple sub-contract operations with diverse geographic and demographic territories.
Prefer experience working with an advisory board.
Prefer experience working with academic units and processes.
Prefer understanding of Spanish language.
Required Experience from Interview
Demonstrate strong analytical skills and sound judgment.
Effective and proven oral and written communication skills.
Working skills in the political process at the State and Federal levels, and in economic/business development programs.
Demonstrate ability to organize and manage multiple projects and programs.
Ability to relate well with people of diverse backgrounds.
Political acumen and experience developing a legislative agenda.
Calm demeanor and ability to operate effectively in a crisis or disaster situation.
Punctuality and attendance.
Stability of positions and progressive career path.