Director of Small Business and Entrepreneurial Services

Director of Small Business and Entrepreneurial Services


Richmond Community College
1042 West Hamlet Avenue
Hamlet, NC 28345
Phone: 910-410-1700

Job Location

Scotland and Richmond County 


Commensurate with education and experience


Full Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, October 28, 2022
Closes: Saturday, December 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; Friday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Reports to

Dean of Corporate and Continuing Education

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of business planning, market analysis, business financing, record keeping, marketing skills, and technology application to the business environment. Commitment to the development of and assistance to the local business community. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Prefer experience in managing, developing, and leadership in the business community. Experience in and understanding of job market and business market preferred. Experience with and knowledge of business and commercial loans preferred.  

Minimum Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in business related field required. Five years’ experience in business management required.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree preferred.

Position Description

The Director of Small Business and Entrepreneurial Services, under the supervision of the Dean of Corporate and Continuing Education will develop, schedule, coordinate, and manage activities related to Workforce and Economic Development. Workshops, Seminars, Classes, and marketing activities involving new businesses and potential business owners will be conducted by the Director of Small Business and Entrepreneurial Services.


Duties and Responsibilities of the Position:

  1. Identify areas of training needed for new business owners and local business managers and create short-term educational and training programs that incorporate industry recognized credentialing, certificate options, clear pathways to employment, and the creation and management of new businesses. 
  2. Establish contacts and create relationships with local business organizations and the business community. 
  3. Initiate and manage activities to assist in the development of new businesses in the college service area.
  4. Assume an entrepreneurial role in the development of occupational & technical, non-credit programming opportunities. 
  5. Maintain required reports, participate in planning, recruit and train instructors, and manage an up-to-date resource center. 
  6. Provide annual program planning and results for the covered area, including projected budget expenditures.
  7. Coordinates recruitment and outreach efforts with other appropriate customers, and assist in the development of marketing strategies for current and new programming. 
  8. Work with all Richmond CC employees, and community to provide programs, seminars, consulting, and courses to support existing businesses and new businesses. 
  9. Accept other duties as assigned. 

How to Apply

Application Process: To apply for a vacant position, complete the Richmond Community College application and submit it with photocopies or unofficial copies of your College transcripts. For positions where a high school diploma or equivalent is the highest required degree, then proof of high school/equivalency is required. Application and review process can be found on the RCC website. No action will be taken on submission of a resume or letter of interest only. Incomplete files will not be considered. Successful applicant must pass a complete background check.


Job Post Contact

Human Resources Director

Richmond Community College

P O Box 1189

Hamlet NC 28379

P (910) 410-1804

F (910) 582-7028