Business Development Specialist

The Ohio State University


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Job Title:
Business Development Specialist

Department:
FAES | South Centers Piketon

The Business Development Specialist will serve as a SBDC Business Advisor that fosters a strong climate for small business growth by providing in-depth, confidential, one-on-one business counseling, training, and resource and referral services to Ohio’s small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.   Promotes business development programs at the OSU South Centers.  Prepares and delivers information and education on business development through a variety of methods and media. Represents the OSU South Centers Business Development programs, including the Small Business Development Center. Collaborates with community, campus, and professional organizations to stimulate entrepreneurship and business development.

Position is based at OSU South Centers, Piketon, OH.  Successful completion of background check is required. Position is TERM, for up to 3 years dependent upon funding.  

Required Experience: Professional presentation skills; demonstrated experience in business, accounting, finance, human resources, marketing; demonstrated problem-solving, analytical and interpersonal skills; computer/internet literacy and Microsoft Office skills; valid driver’s license and ability to travel extensively.

Desired Experience: Three years’ experience in a business or manufacturing related environment. Experience with implementing business plans; knowledge of manufacturing best practices, public speaking, training and classroom experience.

Additional Information:

Location:
South Centers – Extension Office and Research Center (0727)

Position Type:
Regular

Scheduled Hours:
40

Shift:
First Shift

Salary Grade:
A&P Annual 64

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.  A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.

Thank you for your interest in positions at The Ohio State University and Wexner Medical Center. Once you have applied, the most updated information on the status of your application can be found by visiting the Candidate Home section of this site. Please view your submitted applications by logging in and reviewing your status. For answers to additional questions please review the frequently asked questions .

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other basis under the law.

Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Equal Employment Identification form.

Screen reader users may encounter difficulty with this site. For assistance with applying, please contact [email protected] . If you have questions while submitting an application, please review these frequently asked questions .

Current Employees and Students:
If you are currently employed or enrolled as a student at The Ohio State University, please log in to Workday to use the internal application process.


Welcome to The Ohio State University’s career site.  We invite you to apply to positions of interest. In order to ensure your application is complete, you must complete the following:

  • Ensure you have all necessary documents available when starting the application process. You can review the additional job description section on postings for documents that may be required.
  • Prior to submitting your application, please review and update (if necessary) the information in your candidate profile as it will transfer to your application. 

Job Title:
Business Development Specialist

Department:
FAES | South Centers Piketon

The Business Development Specialist will serve as a SBDC Business Advisor that fosters a strong climate for small business growth by providing in-depth, confidential, one-on-one business counseling, training, and resource and referral services to Ohio’s small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.   Promotes business development programs at the OSU South Centers.  Prepares and delivers information and education on business development through a variety of methods and media. Represents the OSU South Centers Business Development programs, including the Small Business Development Center. Collaborates with community, campus, and professional organizations to stimulate entrepreneurship and business development.

Position is based at OSU South Centers, Piketon, OH.  Successful completion of background check is required. Position is TERM, for up to 3 years dependent upon funding.  

Required Experience: Professional presentation skills; demonstrated experience in business, accounting, finance, human resources, marketing; demonstrated problem-solving, analytical and interpersonal skills; computer/internet literacy and Microsoft Office skills; valid driver’s license and ability to travel extensively.

Desired Experience: Three years’ experience in a business or manufacturing related environment. Experience with implementing business plans; knowledge of manufacturing best practices, public speaking, training and classroom experience.

Additional Information:

Location:
South Centers – Extension Office and Research Center (0727)

Position Type:
Regular

Scheduled Hours:
40

Shift:
First Shift

Salary Grade:
A&P Annual 64

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.  A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.

Thank you for your interest in positions at The Ohio State University and Wexner Medical Center. Once you have applied, the most updated information on the status of your application can be found by visiting the Candidate Home section of this site. Please view your submitted applications by logging in and reviewing your status. For answers to additional questions please review the frequently asked questions .

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other basis under the law.

Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Equal Employment Identification form.

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