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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: CC Mgr,Small Business Devt
Position Classification Code: R3064
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
Pay Level: 10
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Manages the planning, development, marketing, operation and evaluation of the Small Business Development Center of a branch campus. Provides local small business development assistance and support in accordance with the stated goals and objectives in accordance with relevant State and Federal legislation, regulations, and guidelines.
Standard Duties:
Plans, develops, and coordinates the integrated programs and services of a the Small Business Development Center in accordance with all applicable policies, procedures, Federal and state laws, regulations, and other governing documents. Provides consultation, training, and assistance to small business owners in the development of business plans and loan packages. Markets and promotes the programs and services within the prescribed service area; establishes and maintains relations with local financial institutions, other relevant service providers, and the local business community. Analyzes need, and develops, coordinates, and/or conducts training courses, seminars, and workshops for local small business owners. Ensures that program operations are in accordance with all relevant Federal and State small business development policies, and adhere to applicable laws, regulations, and guideline. Prepares budgets, monitors expenditures and prepares reports and projections. Supervises personnel, which typically includes recommendations for hiring, firing, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution. Represents the Small Business Development Center on various committees and/or meetings and conferences. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of entrepreneurship, small business management and operations, accounting and financial analysis, marketing, market research, human resource management, financing, legal issues. Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and operating policies and standards in area of specialty. Working knowledge and understanding of the nature, management requirements, and development needs of small business. Knowledge managing grants, contracts and budgets and providing qualitative and quantitative reports as required; Knowledge of the business lending policies, practices, and documentation requirements of financial institutions. Knowledge of business accounting principles, methods, standards, and procedures. Knowledge of contracts and grants preparation and management. Knowledge of available business assistance agencies and resources. Knowledge of computer spreadsheets and other related applications. Knowledge and understanding of the business environment peculiar to the specified locality.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Strong organizational, time management and problem solving skills. Proficient computer skills and ability to use the MIS to enter data and generate reports.
Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to develop and prepare business plans. Ability to coordinate, develop and present educational programs and/or workshops. Ability to continue professional development activities in an ever-changing economic environment.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Five (5) years of professional experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-