University of Texas at San Antonio Senior Business Development Specialist in San Antonio, Texas

Title of Position Senior Business Development Specialist

Requisition Number BES20160565P

Department Posting Name IED SW Trade Adjustment Assistance Center

Location Downtown Campus

Recruitment Type External

Position Type This is an Administrative & Professional (A&P), benefits eligible, position.

Grant Funded? Yes

Hours per week 40

If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked


If Temporary, Ending Date

Recruiting Rate $43,104-$62,508Annualized(beginning salary negotiable based on qualifications)

Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes

Pay Basis Salary

Required Education Bachelor's Degree

Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No

Preferred Education Master's Degree

Field of Study

Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration, Procurement, Supply Chain, Marketing, Finance, Engineering or related field.

Preferred: MBA from an Accredited Institution.

MS Office Experience Required

Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? Yes - Marginal Function

Other Computer and Software Skills Required

Knowledge of personal computers, Microsoft Office, various project management software and standard office equipment.

Experience and Other Skills Required

Five years of related professional experience in any combination of areas such as the following: consultant to small businesses in management or technical skills, staff member within a business/economic development organization, manager or proprietor of a small business, or management and business planning experience in the private sector.

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? No

Other Skills Preferred

Five years’ experience in a manufacturing organization, global supply chain, or as a consultant to a manufacturing trade organization.

Four years of experience as a counselor with an SBDC; management/business planning experience dealing with small business; small business consulting experience

Experience in MS Office programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook or equivalent email.

Description of Job Duties

Position function: Provide management and technical assistance and information services to manufacturing Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) businesses and to assist the Project Manager with overall operation of the program.

Responsible for all aspects of MBE business operations including marketing, management, financing, accounting, personnel, etc. Conduct client counseling, assist in the development and implementation of training events and workshops, promote Advanced Manufacturing Project services, network with community organizations involved in small business development, and assist in maintenance of computerized client database.

Provide counseling for MBE business clients in advanced manufacturing including needs assessments recommendations.

Assist in the development and implementation of workshops and conferences for businesses including participation as a speaker.

Assist Project Manager in working with community organizations to promote Advanced Manufacturing Project services and achieve program goals.

Act as a liaison between the Director and clients with special emphasis given to counseling activities.

Represent the Advanced Manufacturing Project at public and private sector affairs which require knowledge of Advanced Manufacturing Project operations and often provide promotional opportunities.

Perform additional duties as assigned.

Posting Open Date 10/18/2016

Posting Close Date at midnight on

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Notes To Applicants

Note 1: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

Note 2: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note 3: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.