Business Counselor (POOL POSITION)/CVWBC (UEC) California State University, San Bernardino
Job No: 513262 Work type: Auxiliary Categories: Excluded, Administrative, At-Will, Part Time
About University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB
(This is not a state position)
University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB ('UEC') supports the university's educational mission by providing quality services that complement the instructional program. The University depends upon UEC to provide services that cannot be supported with state funds. We're responsible for business enterprises on campus including, but not limited to, dining, bookstore, convenience store, and vending services. We also serve as the grantee for federal, state, and local funding for research and sponsored projects.
Temporary, part time, non benefited position through 9/30/2022 (Appointment may be renewed annually based upon availability of funds, availability of work and satisfactory job performance).
Salary: $23.00-$26.00 per hour
Location: Coachella Valley Women's Business Center. Palm Desert, CA.
Program Description: CVWBC is a regional leader in business development that counsels and trains existing and start-up small businesses throughout the two-county region.
Up to 19 hours per week. Schedule to be arranged, but typically Monday-Friday scheduled within the hours 8:00 am - 5:00 pm though some nights, weekend work may be required.
First Review Deadline
This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning 5/4/2022
Under minimal supervision of the Project Director the Small Business Counselor will provide advisory assistance to clients of Coachella Valley Women's Business Centers (CVWBC). The incumbent will provide one-on-one business counseling and assistance to clients in the areas of business planning, operations management, accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, or other area of small business development. Clientele are provided services in English and Spanish as needed. The incumbent may deliver orientation workshops for prospective and current local small business owners in response to identified needs, demands and local area economic development. The incumbent will assist in special projects as determined by the Project Director and/or the needs of the small business community. The incumbent will assist with workshops and seminars for clients in such areas as business planning, management, access to financing, and other areas of concern and interest to the local small business managers and owners. The incumbent will promote the CVWBC by making oral and written presentations to local and regional business associations, chambers of commerce, service clubs and other community-based organizations and by participation in workshops and conferences coordinated with other local and regional organizations and agencies. The incumbent will maintain liaison with network of business contacts, and other public and private resources and refer clients to them when necessary. The incumbent will administer and review client files; assist with updating client and program records; conduct follow-up activities to facilitate and enhance service delivery and assessment. The incumbent will perform all other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
Applicants must have any combination of experience and college education that would equal three (3) years full time professional experience providing assistance and counseling to small businesses. Applicants must have knowledge of: financial aspects of business, such as identifying sources of capital, loan analysis or packaging; principles and practices of business management including establishment of a new business; principles and requirements of business law, taxation, and employment regulations; data gathering and report writing; professional standards.
Applicants must have the ability to analyze the operational aspects of a business; express ideas clearly and effectively in oral and written communications; develop and conduct oral presentations for groups; assist in the development of business plans; work cooperatively with persons from diverse economic and social backgrounds; maintain accurate records; prepare clear and concise reports; keep apprised of federal, state and local and program regulations and policies; learn new computer applications; and maintain open and effective working relationships with staff and services clients and groups, other professionals and the public. Applicants must be computer literate and have good typing skills. Ability to conduct web-based research, use Social Media effectively, and proficiency in the latest versions of Microsoft Office Suite is required. Applicants must be sensitive to the needs of a diverse client base
A Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Finance, Economics, or a related field is preferred. Bilingual Spanish is highly desired
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB is committed to a diverse workforce and affirmative action, and is an equal opportunity employer. UEC maintains and promotes a policy of non-discrimination and non-harassment on the basis of race, sex, gender, color, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic characteristics, status as a disabled veteran, or disabled veteran of the Vietnam era.
To view the UEC Affirmative Action Program, please contact UEC Human Resources at (909) 537-7589 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.
As an equal opportunity employer, University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB (UEC) is committed to a diverse workforce. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access UEC's career website as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling UEC's Human Resources Manager at 909-537-7589.
UEC is an EOE - Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans. This position will remain open until filled. This has been designated as a sensitive position. The selected candidate must successfully pass a thorough background investigation to include a criminal history check prior to appointment.
CSU policy requires all faculty, staff and students (on or off campus) to be immunized (i.e. vaccinated) against the virus that causes COVID-19.
As part of the campus community, CSUSB requires all UEC employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or present a medical or religious exemption and any appropriate back up documentation. Fully vaccinated is defined as having the last immunization shot at least 14 days prior to the date being evaluated. Current and new employees of UEC are required to adhere to this policy by September 20, 2021 and remain in adherence after that date. All employees are also required to submit a daily health screen to access any on or off campus location.
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.