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

Title of Position Senior International Business Development Specialist

Requisition Number BES20160563P

Department Posting Name MBDA Business 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 $47,412-$68,760/Annualized

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

Preferred: International Business, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or Marketing.

MS Office Experience Required

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

Other Computer and Software Skills Required

Working knowledge of personal computers, advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software and standard office equipment.

Experience and Other Skills Required

Three years of related professional experience in any combination of areas such as the following: consultant to businesses in international trade, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, teaming agreements, finance and/or procurement, strategic planning and management, staff member within a business/economic development organization, manager or proprietor of a business, or banking with commercial lending experience in either small business or middle-market sectors. Excellent interpersonal skills.

One year of experience in developing and coordinating international trade training programs or conferences for small businesses in both English and Spanish.

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

Other Skills Preferred


Description of Job Duties

Conduct training, consulting developing larger minority owned enterprises; Key areas include access to markets (International), procurement, Joint Ventures, Teaming Agreements facilitation, and finance of Mergers and Acquisitions as well as traditional business lending.

Perform and provide needs assessments for larger minority owned businesses and recommend plans of action.

Export readiness assessments and recommend action plans to clients. Actively participate with senior management on the implementation of those recommendations.

Examples include international strategic plans, marketing plans, and financial analyses.

Conduct training, consulting and development programs for minority entrepreneurs and business owners. Provide global/teaming/joint venture opportunities and executive training.

Work with the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) to collaborate in the development, communication, implementation and continuous improvement of minority business enterprises to promote growth and global competitiveness making minority owned businesses better equipped to create and retain jobs, impact local economies and complete successfully in global markets.

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

Participate in marketing and outreach efforts.

Attend professional development workshops and seminars relating to the development of larger minority owned business enterprises.

Assist in the preparation of program reports.

Attend MBC regional and national meetings.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Posting Open Date 10/18/2016

Posting Close Date at midnight on 11/07/2016

Open Until Filled No

Special Notes To Applicants

Note 1: This is a grant-funded position dependent upon the availability of funds.

Note 2: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

Note 3: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note 4: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.