Job Opening: Center Director (Fayetteville)

Title Center Director (Fayetteville)
Hiring Range Commensurate with Education and Experience
Job Description

The SBTDC Director will be responsible for:

  • Planning and coordination of programs and activities of the Regional Center consistent with the overall goals and objectives of the SBTDC Strategic Plan.
  • Supervising and mentoring Regional Center personnel
  • Managing the Regional Center’s operational budget
  • Maintaining working relationships with key regional partners / resources, including NC DOC, EDPNC, Chambers of Commerce, EDCs, banks and other debt & equity funding sources.
  • Developing program marketing plans and implementing these plans.
  • Delivery of appropriate training to meet annual work plan deliverables
  • Participating in training events as an instructor or moderator as appropriate
  • Develop an annual performance plan and professional development plan for self and each employee based at the Center
  • Providing direct client service, advice and technical assistance
  • Other duties as assigned or outlined in the position description

The primary office for this position will be located in the College of Business and Economics at Fayetteville State University. FSU is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina System. The College of Business and Economics (CBE) is accredited by AACSB International and the School is ranked among the top 100 part-time and online graduate business school programs in the U.S. by US News and World Report and Princeton Review. The School provides an attractive and collegial academic environment with a strong focus on teaching, service, and community relationships.

Knowledge skills and abilities: Broad general knowledge of business principles and practices and excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required. Ability to develop and manage multiple projects and proven ability to work effectively with both the academic and business communities. Small business ownership or management experience is strongly preferred. Consulting experience, particularly in a small business setting. Ability to develop, strengthen and lead strong programs / initiatives; establish and maintain strong partnership relationships; and manage / mentor professional staff / build a team. Must be able to navigate the university environment, work autonomously and manage multiple projects and communicate well both verbally and in writing.

Preferred education, professional skills and experience: Master’s Degree with five years of relevant experience in business management / consulting or Bachelor’s Degree with seven years of relevant experience.

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