The Orange County / Inland Empire Small Business Development Center is a federal program partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration & the California Governor's Office of Business & Economic Development. The SBDC is hosted by CSU, Fullerton and the Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of this grant is to provide no-cost technical assistance to entrepreneurs and small business owners in the Orange County. The SBDC is seeking applications for a Small Business Consultant.
Provide SBDC consulting, training and information services in the region to pre-venture, start-up, small and medium size businesses. Maintain client database by preparing detailed written assessment and make recommendations for improvements. Keep abreast of business trends, techniques, and processes. Work collaboratively with peers and the business community to expand expertise. Community outreach responsibilities will include public presentations to key stakeholders and service on appropriate boards and committees related to economic development. Travel as required to perform cross county-wide job functions. Complete all forms and maintain client files as required by the SBA. Document information, assistance, and outcomes of sessions with clients related to consulting and training activities performed by the consultant. Provide Center with timely reports related to milestones and success stories of client's economic outcomes. Individual must conduct own lead generation through creating partnerships with cities, chambers of commerce, business associations, etc to find clients.
Bachelor's degree in a business related field is preferred; or equivalent experience in business management; or equivalent experience in financial analysis; or Bachelor's degree in any field with either two years of business management or business ownership. Must have previous underwriting and/or lending experience. Able to establish financial projections and analyze financial statements a must. Strong understanding of financial statements, community, and business relationships; experience in advising small businesses; experience delivering business presentations on a variety of topics in a public setting to diverse audiences; program and/or product development experience; and/or work experience with restaurant and retail types of businesses Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious work relations with staff, clients, government agency(s), business resources, and the general public. Computer skills with working knowledge of various software packages are necessary.
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CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.