Provides comprehensive business consulting services to small business owners on a wide range of topics. Support may be provided in assigned specialized area or areas.
Consults with clients throughout the gulf coast region of Texas at the regional office, sub-center locations or through on-site visits.
Assists clients in analyzing business strengths and weaknesses and developing strategies for improvement.
Assesses client's management and technical education needs and recommends appropriate training classes.
Develops and updates specialized training classes and materials for individual clients or groups; may conduct training seminars or presentations.
Participates in public relations activities; makes speeches and presentations; serves on various committees, etc.
Remains informed on changes in laws and regulations applicable to area of specialization.
May assist the director with a variety of administrative duties and responsibilities.
May provide specialized support in one of the following areas: obtaining contracts with federal, state and local governments; enhancing product commercialization and technology; solicitation of financial support; entering or expanding into international trade.
Performs other job-related duties as required.
Bachelors and 5 years experience
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of five (5) years of directly job-related experience.
Internal Number: STA003701
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