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Business Consultant
University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland
 
 
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Date Posted 06/25/2022
Category
Admin-Business And Financial Management
Employment Type Exempt Regular
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Position Number:

110969

Title:

Consultant

Functional Title:

Business Consultant

Category Status:

33-Exempt Regular

Applicant Search Category:

Staff

University Authorized FTE:

1.000

Unit:

VPR-UMCAPS-MD Small Business Development Ctr

Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information reported by the background check will not automatically disqualify you from employment.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Business Consultant (Counselor) is responsible for providing existing entrepreneurs with general business information and assistance which includes development of long-term strategic goals and objectives; expansion of personnel and human resources; management of finances to ensure stability and growth through financing from a variety of sources; and guidance on strategies to increase profit and sales revenues. This position will also document assistance provided to ensure accurate case management and compliance with contract reporting requirements.

This position reports directly to the Regional Director of the Baltimore Region. The incumbent has independent judgment and latitude in the performance of duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in business or related industry required. 3-5 years of relevant small business experience. Experience must include working with existing/established businesses. Strong financial analysis skills with proven experience using software to conduct in-depth financial analysis of small business concerns. Ability to interact with a variety of clients. Excellent interpersonal skills including outstanding communications skills, oral and written.

Preferences:

MBA degree preferred.

Job Risks

Not Applicable to This Position

Physical Demands

This position will require minimal travel to provide on-site visits with clients, outreach, training, and statewide/national conferences. Currently working assignment is teleworking until further notice. Active valid driver’s license required.

Posting Date:

06/24/2022

Open Until Filled

Yes

Best Consideration Date

07/09/2022

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Women, minorities, LGBTQ+, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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