Louisiana Department of State Civil Service BUSINESS CONSULTANT in Alexandria, Louisiana



$47,300.00 Annually

$47,300.00 Annually


Alexandria, LA

Alexandria, LA

Job Type



Northwestern State University

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Supplemental Information

Northwestern State University of Louisiana has an opening for a Business Consultant in the Small Business Development Center. Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application.

All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached.

To Apply: Please forward a PDF version of cover letter, resume, list of references and unofficial transcripts within the same email to LSBDC.NSU@LSBDC.ORG or fax all documents to (318) 357-6810.

Small Business Development Center

Attn: Dana Cawthon

Northwest Central Regional Director

211 South Hall

Natchitoches, LA 71497

Northwestern State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy or parenting status, and veteran or retirement status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies (i.e., Title IX):

· Employees/Potential Employees – Veronica M. Biscoe, EEO Officer


· Students – Frances Conine, Dean of Students (318-357-5286)

For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) concerns, contact the Disability Support Tutoring Director, Catherine Faucheaux, at 318-357-4460.

Additionally, Northwestern complies with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act. Information about NSU's campus security and crime statistics can be found at http://universitypolice.nsula.edu/annual-security-report/.

Full disclosure statement: http://universityplanning.nsula.edu/notice-of-non-discrimination/

*Inquiries regarding employment application status should be made to the individual receiving the application packet.

Department: SBDC

Telephone: 318-357-6511


A Baccalaureate degree required. Master's degree in business administration preferred or some related business field (accounting, finance, marketing, management) and/or a Bachelor's degree in a business discipline with additional, equivalent job experience. (Consulting and/or Banking)

Good oral and written communication skills; proficiency in MS Office; good public speaking skills.

Job Concepts

The Business Consultant (BC) works under the direct supervision of the Regional Director. The BC is responsible for all aspects of determining and meeting the needs of small business owners and potential small business owners in the development of action plan/business plan and/or loan package. The BC will meet clients that requests an appointment and will help generate clients through participation in Center LSBDC network activities. Such activities include, but are not limited to, training events and other public functions. The BC will maintain client records through maintenance of files and the CIC system. The BC will adhere to all policies and procedures as determined by the State Office LSBDC, Northwestern State University and the Regional Director. This position will also complete all other reporting and tasks assigned by the regional director to promote the mission of the SBDC.