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PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR

Entrepreneurship and Business Coaching Center
Grant Funded          Non-Classified          Full-Time with benefits      
Campus:   Off Site (Logan as base campus)   Responsibilities:  Responsible for the development and implementation of an entrepreneurial training, coaching, and technical assistance program that is modeled after a proven program being utilized in a rural area and designed to help new and/or existing entrepreneurs and small businesses with overall business plan development, strategies, support, training, mentoring, and other identified needs.   Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university and six (6) years of progressive management responsibilities in either a private industry, large community, or governmental organization to include experience operating a small business; OR any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training may be considered.  Prefer candidate with experience as an entrepreneur in small start-up settings or with experience advising new businesses through the start-up process.  Prefer candidate with high level of experience in all aspects of project management, including budgeting, reporting, partner coordination, and monitoring and evaluation; experience in identifying and contacting small and medium-sized businesses and assessing their needs; and experience in operating and/or managing a successful business.  Must have high level of technical communication skills, both written and verbal, to foster partnerships and motivate others; effective customer service skills; ability to design and deliver training; ability to inspire and motivate through both verbal and written communication to diverse audiences; ability to identify opportunities and establish initiatives to help foster business growth and develop commercial activity; demonstrated understanding of how entrepreneurship and related activities serve to strengthen and grow WV’s economy; work well in an independent setting and be a highly motivated self-starter; ability to analyze and solve detail oriented problems; ability to manage projects effectively; and ability to travel with a valid driver’s license.  Application review begins Monday, March 13, 2017.