Juneau Center Director

University of Alaska


Juneau Center Director

 

Job No:

527772

Classification:Administrative Specialist 4

Grade:Grade 80

Work type:On Campus, Staff Full-time

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage

School/Business unit:UAA Chancellor

Location:Juneau

Categories: Executive/Director/Management, Business/ Administrative/ Personnel

 

Position Summary:

The Juneau Center Director will work one-on-one with small business owners and entrepreneurs, providing them with invaluable guidance and support across various aspects of their businesses. This position will manage the Juneau Center and provide business services to clients in the borough while working closely with the Rural Program to occasionally provide services throughout the Southeast region. The best candidate will have experience running a small business and working with entrepreneurs, a solid understanding of business finance, and the ability to interface with businesses, community partners, stakeholders, lenders, and policymakers.

 

Are you ready to significantly impact the growth and success of small businesses in Juneau? The Alaska Small Business Development Center (SBDC) seeks a dedicated, experienced Juneau Center Director to join our dynamic statewide team. The Juneau Center Director will work one-on-one with small business owners and entrepreneurs, providing them with invaluable guidance and support across various aspects of their businesses. This position will manage the Juneau Center and provide business services to clients in the borough while working closely with the Rural Program to occasionally provide services throughout the Southeast region. The best candidate will have experience running a small business and working with entrepreneurs, a solid understanding of business finance, and the ability to interface with businesses, community partners, stakeholders, lenders, and policymakers.

 

If you're a seasoned business professional who is passionate about helping small businesses thrive and possess the skills and knowledge required for this role, we invite you to join our team and be a catalyst for entrepreneurial success in Alaska.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Bachelor's Degree in business or related field and three years of progressively responsible experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

A minimum of five years business ownership and/or five years as a key manager in a business enterprise is required. Ownership or management experience must include direct responsibility for usual and necessary small business operational functions.

 

Knowledge of the local economy and proven ability to build productive relationships with community leaders.

 

Experience in public speaking and presentations.

 

Small Business development and financial accounting knowledge are critical.

Small Business consulting/mentoring experience

Strong financial planning, communication, and organizational skills.

 

Ability to use computerized tools to organize, analyze, store information, and communicate (Alaska SBDC utilizes G Suite Apps, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and GoToMeeting/Webinar).

 

MBA preferred.

 

Position Details:

 

This is a full-time, term-funded, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and https://www.alaska.edu/hr/benefits/support/prospectiveemployees.php. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the https://www.alaska.edu/hr/benefits/compensation/files/fy24_staff_salary_grid.pdf, Grade 80, based on education and experience.

 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.

 

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

 

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

 

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

 

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: http://www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.

 

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

 

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

 

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Kendra Conroy, Associate State Director at SBDC at mailto:kendra.conroy@aksbdc.org.

 

Applications Close: Open until filled

 

To apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/5027799

 

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Fairbanks, AK

2 month(s) ago

Closing Date 2025-02-15