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Program Director, Small Business Development Center (SBDC) (Contract Professional Expert)

MiraCosta College

Last Updated: 11/21/22

Job Description


Program Director, Small Business Development Center (SBDC) (Contract Professional Expert)
MiraCosta College


For full details and to apply, go to https://jobs.miracosta.edu/postings/3276

Type of Assignment: Full Time
Assignment Category: Contract

Position Details:
One contract, professional expert position, full-time, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year at the North San Diego Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Carlsbad, CA. The work schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Travel is required within the geographical region the North San Diego SBDC serves. Periodic meetings are convened in Sacramento, and 3 to 4 out-of-state trips for annual national conferences and legislative outreach may be required. The person selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation.

The SBDC is funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the California Office of Small Business Advocate (CA OSBA), through a Federal and State Grant to Southwestern Community College (SWCCD); and by MiraCosta Community College District. The position is currently funded through 31st December 2023 and has been continuously funded since June 1999. Continued employment in this position is contingent on fund­ing renewal, which is expected annually.
IMPORTANT: MiraCosta College requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to promote a safe and healthful workplace for employees and to promote the health and safety of our campus community. Unvaccinated employees are at greater risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19 within the workplace and to the college community that depends on college programs and services. As of August 23, 2021, all employees must submit proof of vaccination or request and receive approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. For more information, please visit https://www.miracosta.edu/covid/covid-vaccination-requirements.html.

Salary Range: Professional Expert Salary Schedule
Compensation: $139,829 per year on the 2022-2023 professional expert salary schedule.

Employees must make arrangements for the direct deposit of paychecks into the financial institution of their choice, via electronic fund transfer.

Benefits:
MiraCosta College offers an array of benefits to eligible employees.

  • The district pays 100% of the cost of medical, dental and vision insurance for eligible employees and dependents
  • $100,000 life insurance policy
  • Up to $250 of benefit credits per month to help pay for a variety of voluntary benefit options, such as supplemental life insurance, disability coverage, and health care/dependent care flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • State pension system retirement benefits (CalPERS)
  • Free and confidential employee assistance program
  • Wellness Program
  • Childcare Facility (Oceanside Campus)


Position Term in Months: 12

Application Procedure:
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following documents directly in the online system and finish applying and receive a confirmation number.

1. Application on which you list all relevant experience.

2. A current resume or curriculum vitae summarizing your educational background and experience.

3. A cover letter specifically describing how your experience aligns with the Essential Duties.

4. Transcripts of college coursework which provide evidence of meeting the minimum qualifications as stated in this job posting. Unofficial or legible photocopies are acceptable. If a degree(s) was earned, the transcripts must state that the degree was awarded. Any degree/coursework used to satisfy the minimum qualifications must be from a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation.

If your degree(s) is from a college or university outside of the United States, you must submit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. To view a list of agencies approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, go to https://www.ctc.ca.gov/docs/default-source/leaflets/cl635.pdf?sfvrsn=6. Transcripts or translations in English still require the evaluation to show the U.S. equivalence of your degree.

Offer of employment to the person selected for this position is contingent upon 1) proof of being fully vaccinated* for COVID-19 or requesting and receiving approval for a medical or religious exemption; 2) successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam at district expense; 3) submission of a current tuberculosis test clearance; 4) proof of eligibility to work in the United States; 5) fingerprint clearance; and 6) approval by the Board of Trustees.

*Individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks or more after they have received the second dose in a 2-dose series (e.g. Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna), or two weeks or more after they have received a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson and Johnson [J&J/Janssen).

Retired STRS members are not eligible for this position.

Basic Function:
Under general direction, this position is responsible for the development, promotion, and operation of the North San Diego Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in accordance with district policies and procedures; and performing related duties as assigned. The SBDC is funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the California Office of Small Business Advocate (CA OSBA), through a Federal and State Grant to Southwestern Community College (SWCCD); and by MiraCosta Community College District.

Distinguishing Characteristics:


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

· Select, train, supervise and evaluate the staff of the SBDC to achieve goals and objectives and ensure a high-performance, service-oriented work environment.

· Assess, determine, and design programs and services to meet SBDC program objectives and contractual requirements within the required service area (all communities in San Diego County north and east from Interstate 8 to Orange, Riverside, and Imperial Counties, including Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe, Solana Beach, and Del Mar).

· Serve as the liaison between MiraCosta College/Small Business Administration (SBA), State agencies and local public and private organizations that are involved with improving the economic and business climate.

· Develop, manage, and implement service functions associated with the SBDC including counseling, workshops, and one-on-one consulting to small-business owners and entrepreneurs.

· Provide business assistance services in accordance with SBA guidelines, policies, and procedures.

· Prepare reports as required by MiraCosta College, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the State, and the Small Business Development Center State Network Office.

· Maintain records in compliance with state contract and applicable U.S. Circulars.

· Develop and implement annual budget for the SBDC; analyze and determine current program costs and forecast future expenditures.

· Obtain additional available funds to supplement available SBDC resources.

Other Duties:
Perform related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· U.S. Small Business Administration policies and procedures.· The Workforce Investment Act and related legislation.· CTE Standards of the California Department of Education.· Business financing requirements and financial management.· Principles, practices, and techniques used in business counseling.· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.· Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.· Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.· Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.· Ability to facilitate a variety of meetings and workshops.· Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action.· Ability to prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive analyses, reports and presentation materials.· Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.· Proficient in a variety of office equipment including a computer and appropriate software.· Program management and development.· Grant management and federal/state audit procedures.· State education code and other applicable laws.· Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and disability issues.

Ability To:
See Knowledge, Skills and Abilities above.

Education & Experience:
To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in business administration, finance or a related field, AND six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in business consulting, grant management or economic workforce development, at least two of which were with a Small Business Development Center; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

NOTE: For work experience, one “year” is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 12 months, or at least 2,080 hours.

Desirable Qualifications:


Licenses & Other Requirements:
A valid California driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the district’s vehicle insurance program.

Physical Effort:
Primarily sedentary with intermittent standing, walking, bending and stooping; occasional light lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds; ability to travel to a variety of locations on and off campus as needed to conduct district business.

Emotional Effort:
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships involving interactions and com­munications personally, by phone and in writing with a variety of individuals and/or groups from diverse backgrounds on a regular, ongoing basis; ability to work effectively under pressure on a variety of tasks concurrently while meeting established deadlines and changing priorities.

Working Conditions:
Primarily business office environment; subject to frequent public contact and inter­ruption; inter­mittent exposure to individuals acting in a disagreeable fashion; may work at any district location or authorized facility with occasional evenings and/or week­ends on an as-needed basis.Travel is required within the geographical region the North San Diego SBDC serves. Periodic meetings are convened in Sacramento, and 3 to 4 out-of-state trip for annual national conferences and legislative outreach may be required.

Posting Number: S22/23029P
Human Resources Contact Information: jobs@miracosta.edu or [Register to View]
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
First Screening Date: Applications received by the first screening date, Friday, December 2, 2022 will be given first consideration. Applications will continue to be accepted until the assignment is filled.

About MiraCosta College
MiraCosta College is one of California's 115 public community colleges. The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. Situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, MiraCosta College benefits from multicultural influences and cultural opportunities. Both students and staff enjoy a friendly atmosphere and the feeling that we are all here to help one another. MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. For more details, please visit our website at https://www.miracosta.edu/office-of-the-president/board-of-trustees/_docs/3400BP-Diversity-Equity-Inclusion.pdf




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MiraCosta College is one of California's 115 public community colleges. The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. Situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, MiraCosta College benefits from multicultural influences and cultural opportunities. Both students and staff enjoy a friendly atmosphere and the feeling that we are all here to help...