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.

Current Open Positions

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.

SBDC Program Specialist

The Alaska Small Business Development Center is looking for the right person to fill the SBDC Program Specialist position. The perfect candidate will have experience in many different areas within a busy office environment and thrive when everyday is different based on deadlines and unexpected events that interrupt the flow. We need someone who is flexible and self-motivated to overcome challenges by relying on their problem-solving and organizational skills. This person will be dependable, detail oriented, an excellent communicator and able to work independently while also working collaboratively with a cohesive team. The Program Specialist will assist with coordination and maintenance of day-to-day operational functions of the Alaska SBDC and its programs (SSBCI, BuyAlaska, Trend, etc.). This person will become familiar with a wide variety of topics in order to assist with required reports, projects, clients and database maintenance. This position will also spend time posting to social media, leading newsletter and publication efforts, designing simple graphics for advertising and minor updates to program websites. The position is Anchorage based and will work a hybrid schedule in the office and remotely.