The Small Business Development Center at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of part time Business Consultant.
This position provides consulting services to business owners, managers, professionals and prospective entrepreneurs primarily in the Kenosha and Racine County trade area of Wisconsin. This position also works with community partners to fulfill the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center's mission of statewide service.
This position will report directly to the Director of the Small Business Development Center at UW-Parkside. This position requires extensive contact with people outside of the University, including business owners, managers and professionals; elected officials; economic development organization leaders and staff; media; and the general public. Traveling within the state as well as working occasional evenings are required. Providing or performing other related services or duties as needed will also be expected. This position is part time and is expected to work 20 hours per week.
The Outreach Specialist provides no cost, one-on-one consulting services focused on helping small business clients start new firms, grow existing firms, obtain financing and capital and improve their management capabilities.
The Outreach Specialist works in concert with others in the stakeholder group with a focus on enhancing the development of successful businesses in the geographic area.
- Laptop or desktop computer, printer, copier, projector, telephone including voice mail and FAX
THE UNIVERSITY AND AREA
UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.
The tri-county region that comprises the University's primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at www.uwp.edu
REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS
Applications received by 11:59 November 30, 2016, are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.
APPLICATION PROCESSSTEP 1:
Please select the applicable link below:External Applicants
(NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)Internal Applicants
(Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)STEP 2:
Under "Basic Job Search" choose:
- "Advanced Search"
- Job Opening ID: "12527"
- Find Jobs Posted Within: "Anytime"
- Select "Business Consultant"
- Click "Apply Now"
- You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login"
- If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process
Submit application materials:
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:
- Cover letter indicating the required and preferred qualifications
- Names and contact information of three references
- Transcripts (unofficial acceptable at application stage)
You must select "SUBMIT", selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.Please Note:
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Commensurate with experience and education. The UW System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdfTotal Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
A criminal background check will be required at the time of hire.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at https://www.uwp.edu/live/offices/universitypolice/crimestats.cfm
. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at 262-595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.