Job Description

Small Business Advisor

Requisition IDreq6325
Working TitleSmall Business Advisor
Position Grade10
Position Summary

Funding available through 06/30/2019; continuance beyond that date is subject to the department's operational needs as outlined in APPM Policy #3200, Employee Classifications.

The University of New Mexico Gallup Campus, Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is seeking a Small Business Advisor that will report directly to the SBDC Manager. The position includes but is not limited to one-to-one client counseling in the area of business model development; analyzes, prepares and structures financial statements, such as cash flow projections, income statements and sources and uses statements for reporting; provides assistance in automated and manual record keeping systems and assists clients with market related issues such as advertising, promotional functions, market surveys, and other related areas. The position requires travel to outlying areas of our territory. The advisor serves as a member of community groups promoting local businesses in the service area, which includes McKinley County, Pueblo of Zuni, and the Navajo Nation spanning both states of New Mexico and Arizona. The individual will also be responsible for coordinating SBDC workshops, office management, SBDC marketing, participating in budget planning and assisting in purchasing items for the SBDC.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the USUNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Have experience owning a small business, managing a small business or advising small business owners.
  • Experience with financial statements and budgeting.
  • Must have a diplomatic approach and possess outstanding interpersonal, communication, writing and networking skills.
  • Must be highly organized, and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, while operating in a team-based environment.
  • Knowledgeable with MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel Spreadsheets (creating and modifications).
Additional Requirements
DepartmentGallup Branch
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2019
Pay$13.62-$20.43 hourly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date9/14/2018
Application InstructionsThe applicant should attach Cover Letter and Resume for a complete application.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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