Business Consultant - Procurement Technical Assistance Program - Birmingham, AL - 498283 - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Business Consultant provides the services of research, counseling, and training to small business clients.

Additional Department Summary:

The Business Consultant serves as a professional counselor for the Procurement Program of the Alabama Small Business Development Center network by providing management and technical assistance on government contracting to small business clients in Alabama. The Business Consultant serves as a professional counselor by providing technical services for research, counseling, and training to help small firms win government contracts. The position assesses customer needs and responds in a variety of ways to create effective solutions for the client to create economic impact. The position also works with student teams for client research and service delivery. The position makes direct visits to client companies and resource network partners and assists in conducting training programs and outreach for the Procurement Program.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years of experience or master's degree and a minimum of one year of experience.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

Required years of experience must be in small business development, government contracting, or related industry. Valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable motor vehicle record as determined by the insurance carrier. Preferred Qualifications:Preferred qualifications include a demonstrated understanding of small business planning and operations, effective research and writing skills, and interpersonal and intercultural communication skills. 58 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 37065.60 Midpoint - $ 53747.16

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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  • Alabama SBDCNetwork
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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