Director, Clarion University SBDC
Clarion, PA

Clarion University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full time position as the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Director. The SBDC Director is directly responsible to the Dean of the College of Business Administration and Information Sciences. Primary responsibility is to oversee and direct the operation of the Small Business Development Center and its various components. The Director will manage and operate the SBDC in accordance with all applicable policies, procedures, laws, regulations, and other governing documents. In addition, the Director will manage the delivery of services to meet performance expectations, prepare and monitor budgets and financial management of the SBDC, prepare proposals for funding, manage human resources and supervise staff, attend all meetings of the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers, provide outreach to educate clients, partners, and stakeholders on SBDC services and impact and contribute to knowledge creation and dissemination through communicating with peers and participating in network activities.

The position requires significant knowledge of entrepreneurship, small business management, operations, accounting, financial analysis, marketing, market research, human resource management, financing, and legal issues. In addition, the position requires strong interpersonal, oral and written communication, problem solving, listening skills, strong organizational and time management skills, networking effectively with multiple partners and stakeholders, proficient computer skills and ability to use management information systems to enter data and generate reports, and the ability to travel extensively.

The position is a 12-month administrative faculty position.

Application material received by December 23, 2016, will receive primary consideration.