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Texas Tech University
  • Position Number: 5058304
  • Location: Amarillo, TX
  • Position Type: Business and Financial Management

Business Field Advisor - Amarillo
Northwest Texas SBDC Region

Position Description
Performs professional counseling and training to the area businesses in a 13-county area of the Texas Panhandle. Assist existing businesses with expansion into other regional and international markets.

Major/Essential Functions
  • Assess client needs.
  • Provide counseling that includes financial, regulatory, and operational guidance and technical assistance on the various aspects of starting and expanding a successful small business including, but not limited to:
    • analyzing the specific business and industry data in finance, marketing, management, and operations
    • guiding the development of business plans and financial packages
    • calculating and interpreting historical and projected financial ratios
    • preparing pro forma cash flow and financial statements
    • conducting quality-based assessments, troubleshooting to identify problems and areas for improvement
    • guiding business start-ups to include employment requirements
    • providing information on federal, state, and local regulations and programs and guiding pre-venture, start-up, or advanced-stage existing businesses.
  • Plan and lead training on subjects relevant to small business start-ups and growth
  • Recruit government, private, and public entities, businesses, and businesspersons to provide voluntary training
  • Assist in the transfer of university-based knowledge to the small business community
  • Ensure timely and accurate counseling data input into the Neoserra client information management system
  • Other duties as assigned by the Center Director
  • Promote the program and advocate for small businesses through presentations to communities and entities
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders including, but not limited to, SBA, banks, chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, trade groups, educational institutions, legislators, and hosts
  • Assist in developing appropriate advertising, promotion, and marketing materials
  • Assist in business disaster recovery
  • Develop a Sustainable & Resilient Rural Economy Academy

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in business or a related field plus two years experience in business, management, marketing or a related field. Additional related experience may substitute for education on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field with a minimum of 3 years work experience in business or a related field
  • Accounting background or lending experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Teams, Outlook Calendar & Zoom)
  • Ability to work independently, communicate effectively, have good interpersonal skills, display initiative, and demonstrate professionalism

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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