Alaska Small Business Development Center

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The Alaska Small Business Development Center has the following open recruitments. Interested candidates should follow the links associated with each position to UA Careers to learn more about the position and to apply. Alaska SBDC staff are not able to accept resumes for open positions if they are not submitted via UA Careers. Alaska SBDC staff are subject to University of Alaska Salary Schedules and, if eligible, University of Alaska benefit programs.

The University of Alaska is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

Open Positions as of September 2022

Anchorage Business Advisor 

The Alaska Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hiring an Anchorage Business Advisor. This advisor position is a vital part of the fast-paced Anchorage Center; the busiest center in the statewide network. Business Advisors meet one-on-one with small business owners and entrepreneurs via face-to-face meetings, phone, email and video chat technology. Advising topics include business planning, financial analysis and stability, marketing, accounting, cash flow projections, research and more. Advisors must constantly assess client needs and make decisions regarding appropriate required actions to assist the client. Assistance is multifaceted; it will involve many aspects of business formation or on-going business development as well as personal aspects of client personality, emotions, family, and financial interactions. Advisors must address the needs professionally and confidentially to best assist the client’s business development needs through direct assistance or referral to appropriate reference sources or programs.  The positions are Anchorage-based and will work a hybrid schedule in the office and remotely.

Juneau Business Advisor

The Alaska Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hiring a Juneau Business Advisor. This position will work in the Juneau Center providing business services to entrepreneurs in the region and will report directly to the Rural Program Director. SBDC Business Advisors meet one-on-one with small business owners and entrepreneurs via face-to-face meetings, phone, email and video chat. Advising topics include business planning, financial analysis and stability, marketing, accounting, cash flow projections, research and more. Advisors must constantly assess client needs and make decisions regarding appropriate required actions to assist the client. Assistance is multifaceted; it will involve many aspects of business formation or on-going business development as well as personal aspects of client personality, emotions, family, and financial interactions. Advisors must address the needs professionally and confidentially to best assist the client’s business development needs through direct assistance or referral to appropriate reference sources or programs. The position is Juneau based and will work a hybrid schedule in the office and remotely.

SSBCI LENDING PROGRAM ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

The Alaska Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hiring an SSBCI Program Manager to oversee its Alaska Loan Facilitation program. Under the direction of the State Director, this position will manage the AK SBDC’s Loan Participation, Loan Guarantee and Loan Collateral programs, capitalized by the U.S. Department of Treasury through the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) program.   This position is Anchorage-based with occasional travel and will work a hybrid schedule in the office and remotely.