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The Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Washington State University (WSU) seeks a Business Advisor for its Walla Walla location.
The Business Advisor guides clients in the development of comprehensive business plans, as well as operating plans for management development, market development, organizational structure development, and financial management and financial proposal development.
The Business Advisor is responsible for delivering in-depth, impact-driven advising and training that result in directly assisting small to medium sized businesses and entrepreneurs to succeed in their business growth. In the process, the Business Advisor maintains strict confidentiality of all client information and follows conflict of interest policies of the SBDC program. In addition to the instruction/advising component of the job, the Business Advisor delivers significant outreach to the community through regular engagement with Chambers of Commerce, Economic Development Councils, service clubs and community organizations. The Business Advisor will also develop program operational plans designed to attract growth-oriented clients; deploy marketing efforts to enhance awareness of and access to Washington SBDC and partner programs; and perform research; data compilation and budget analysis for use in managerial decision making and new project considerations.
The Washington SBDC is a public service organization funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington State University and other Washington institutions of higher education, economic development organizations, and other public and private funding partners. Its network of business advisors, trainers, and support staff have been helping Washington business owners who want to start, grow or transition a business since 1980. We provide in-depth, confidential, no cost customized one-on-one business advising, business training and advisor assisted market intelligence research to help small business achieve their full potential.
Only applicants who are currently eligible to work in the U.S. and meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for the position:
• Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field
• Three (3) years of experience in business ownership, business development, business management and/or program development
• Strong computer skills including demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office.
Preferred qualifications include: Demonstrated local economic development, community, and business relationships; Experience in advising small businesses; Five (5) or more years of small business ownership and/or management; Experience developing and/or teaching management short courses; Program and/or product development experience; and Work experience with technology-based and/or growth-oriented firms. Spanish speaking candidates are preferred for this position.
WSU is an EO/AA Educator and Employer. For more information, requirements and to apply, visit www.wsujobs.com. Emailed applications will NOT be accepted.
Application closing date is September 12, 2019.
The Lincoln County Conservation District is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a Natural Resource Planner position. The Lincoln County Conservation District is a dynamic organization comprised of volunteer board members and paid staff members who are leaders in “on the ground conservation”. We seek individuals that will complement our highly productive, energetic, and skilled staff to deliver quality conservation programs to Lincoln County residents.
The incumbent in this position will work closely with local landowners, coworkers, conservation partners, and others to develop and implement voluntary stewardship conservation plans specific to each landowner’s needs and assist with other conservation grants or programs.
The Lincoln County Conservation District is primarily grant-funded and the incumbent of this position will be required to assist with developing continued funding and program implementation.
Incumbents with a bachelor’s degree or higher with academic training and/or experience in water quality, biology, natural resource management, environmental sciences, wildlife management, agricultural sciences, soils, engineering, or a related discipline are encouraged to apply.
Wages and Benefits
The incumbent will be a salaried employee earning $35,360 – $45,760 per year. They will also be eligible for District benefits package which includes medical insurance, 10 paid holidays per year, 1 paid personal day, vacation leave, and sick leave.
Application Deadline and Instructions
This position is open until filled. The first review of applicants for interviews is October 10, 2019. Contact the Lincoln County Conservation District office for detailed position descriptions or review the full job description here: https://www.lincolncd.com/employmentopportunities
Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and three references (at least two of which are professional) directly to:
Lincoln County Conservation District
PO Box 46
Davenport, WA 99122
Closes October 10, 2019
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