Bilingual Business Counselor, Small Business Center (SBC) (Grant Funded/TEMP)

Bilingual Business Counselor, Small Business Center (SBC) (Grant Funded/TEMP)


Nash Community College
522 North Old Carriage Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Phone: 252-443-4011





Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Closes: Friday, July 31, 2020

Target Start Date

Monday, June 22, 2020

Expected Work Hours

Position Funded: 6/22/2020 - 12/8/2020 (Up to 20 hours per week)

Reports to

Director, Small Business Center

Employment Type

Part-time/Grant Funded

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelor's Degree in business or a related industry.
  • In lieu of a degree, 3-5 years' experience in either business ownership or operations and/or equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for this position will be accepted.


  • Formal/informal experience or knowledge on how small businesses operate.
  • Knowledge of local businesses and resources in Nash and Edgecombe County preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication in both English and Spanish.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, perform under pressure, and flexibility to meet deadlines.
  • Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Office and Google Documents.
  • Valid driver's license.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of sound, practical business practices.
  • Knowledge required in ways to facilitate the linkage of people with other peoples, organizations and sources of information.
  • Skill in dealing with business owners and their staff.
  • Skills in assessing business training needs, whether the assessment methods be formal or informal.
    Skills in relating to the business owner and adult learner.
  • Skills required in being supportive to others and being positive.
  • Ability to communicate, analyze business situations and needs.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

Works closely with the SBC Director and providing small business owners with confidential, one-on-one counseling
through the Small Business Wellness Clinic (SBWC) initiative with the Small Business Center at Nash Community

Position Funded: 6/22/2020 - 12/8/2020 (Up to 20 hours per week)

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provides business counseling at the SBC, virtually or at the site of the business.
  • Help small business owners locate and understand resources available to them due to COVID-19
  • Document assistance provided to ensure accurate client management and reporting.
  • Meet with and counsel clients on various aspects of their business.
  • Facilitate the linkage of resources or sources of information with those for whom he/she provides counseling and coaching.
  • Assist with development of long term strategic and recovery goals.
  • Assist client with understanding of finances to ensure stability and growth through identifying grant and financing opportunities from a variety of sources.
  • Maintain the highest level of confidentiality with all client information obtained.
  • Meet expectations for attendance and punctuality.
  • Perform virtual meetings using Google Meet.
  • Communicate and empathize with the business owners in a patient and sincere way.
  • Represent NCC and the SBC in a positive way to area businesses.
  • Help to promote the SBWC and Small Business Center to Hispanic/Latino small businesses.
  • Encourage businesses to utilize the various programs offered by the SBC.
  • Maintain close customer contact to ensure the completion of all SBWC appointments.
  • Flexible schedule with the availability to work some evenings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Post Contact


Morgan H. Roberson, Director of Human Resources


**Nash Community College will only accept applications that are submitted online through the online application system. Please visit to view any vacancies and submit your application.**