Small Business Center Director

Small Business Center Director


Martin Community College
1161 Kehukee Park Road
Williamston, NC 27892
Phone: 252-792-1521

Job Location

Williamston, NC


$42,660 - $53,325; commensurate with experience



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, January 17, 2019
Closes: Thursday, February 28, 2019

Target Start Date

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Expected Work Hours

40 hours

Reports to

Director of Business & Industry

Employment Type

Full-Time, 12 month

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship, Business Administration, Accounting or closely related field required; and at least 5 years of experience of successful business experience in an ownership or executive management capacity

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced degree in Entrepreneurship, Business Administration, Accounting or closely related field

Position Description

Under limited supervision, the Small Business Center (SBC) Director plans, manages, and directs all activities and services of the SBC including small business and entrepreneurial courses, workshops and seminars; collects educational and informative resources; advises and counsels small business owners and entrepreneurs; coordinates assigned activities with other departments, agencies, businesses and industries; and provides responsible administrative support to the Assistant to the President for Business and Industry. Exercises direct supervision over clerical staff.

  • Assumes management responsibility for all services and activities of the SBC (development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies; staffing; policy and procedure administration)
  • Advises and counsels small business owners/entrepreneurs; prepares and maintains files concerning clients; conducts follow up activities
  • Liaison for small business and entrepreneurial continuing education programs with other departments, outside agencies, business and industry
  • Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assesses and monitors work load, administrative and support systems; identifies opportunities for improvement
  • Plans, prioritizes, assigns, and supervises the work of staff responsible for providing small business services within the SBC
  • Manages and participates in the development and administration of the SBC budget; forecasts funds for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitors and approves expenditures
  • Collects, reviews and maintains small business and entrepreneurial related resources for clients
  • Analyzes and identifies small business education and training needs; participates in the development and coordination of seminars and workshops
  • Develops marketing strategies and implements promotional activities
  • Coordinates activities of the SBC Advisory Board
  • Assists with research and development of mission and goals for small business and entrepreneurial training at MCC
  • Maintains active database of client’s information and mailing lists; prepares and submits annual client report

Special Requirements

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid North Carolina driver’s license

Must disclose individual has been a principle owner or officer for any business that has filed for bankruptcy within the past 7 years

SBC Credentialing program completed within three years of hire

How to Apply

To be considered for a position, applicants must submit a completed North Carolina State Government Application for Employment (PD-107), resume, contact information of three (3) professional references, a copy of all college transcript(s), and a letter of interest that includes desired salary. Send your completed packet to the following address:

Personnel, Martin Community College, 1161 Kehukee Park Road, Williamston, NC 27892 or email to

Any questions should be directed to

Job Post Contact

Office of Human Resources

1161 Kehukee Park Road

Williamston, NC 27892