Director, Small Business Center

Director, Small Business Center


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

Job Location

Main Campus




Benefit Eligible

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Closes: Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Target Start Date

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Expected Work Hours

Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00. Occasional special events.

Reports to

Dean, Continuing Education

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited institution in a business related field and the ability to provide start-up business counseling. Three or more years of business experience in an ownership or management capacity needed. 

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

Responsible for the organization, planning, implementation and supervision of small business program services and resources. Provides counseling, education and training to small business owners and prospective entrepreneurs. Responsible for the publication of printed material and conducting needed workshops and seminars.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Establish annual objectives of Small Business Center functions.
  • Assess, determine and design entrepreneurship courses and services.
  • Work with the Chambers of Commerce to identify small business's needs.
  • Provide one-on-one counseling to potential and existing entrepreneurs.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with the small business community, SCORE, Chambers of Commerce, NC Rural Center, financial lenders and other groups.
  • Prepare and implement Small Business Annual Report.
  • Plan, schedule, register, manage and instruct entrepreneurship seminars and/or courses.
  • Promote small business courses and services through printed materials, advertising media and presentations to students and potential entrepreneurs.
  • Recruit competent instructors for entrepreneurship courses.
  • Promote Nash Community College as a center for training.
  • Manage the Small Business Center budget.
  • Maintain Small Business Center Network Client Management System in accordance with both college and Small Business Center Network's guidelines for clients and seminar/event attendees to include but not limited to client information, counseling notes, follow-up, seminar/event attendee information, seminar/events published for online registration, seminar/event files and presenter contracts.
  • Conduct annual Advisory Committee meetings.
  • Maintain the Small Business Center Resource Center with up to date publications and materials.
  • Participate in professional development activities provided by NCC and the SBCN.

Job Post Contact


Morgan H. Roberson, Director of Human Resources


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