Small Business Advisor & Trainer

Professional Non-exempt, B2, 30 hours per week

Organizational Relationship

Reports to SBDC Director



Required Qualifications

  • Associate degree in business administration or related field.
  • Lives in a community located along or above I-40 in Navajo County.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Any combination of: Commercial Credit Underwriting,
  • Navajo and Hopi business licensing experience, 5 years success as a small business owner.
  • Prior SBDC or SCORE business consultant.


  1. Provide 1 to 1 confidential business advising to clients who are located in the Northern Region of Navajo and Apache counties to include the Navajo Nation and Hopi reservations.
  2. Conduct small business training workshops in person and via webinars.
  3. Conduct market and demographic research for business owners who are working on their business plans and who need information to determine market segmentation.
  4. Use Constant Contact to send out event notifications.
  5. Enthusiastically promote SBDC services and SBDC training events to encourage participating in the SBDC program and attendance at workshops.
  6. Follow Policies and Procedures for SBDC, Arizona SBDC Network and host institution/organization/organization.
  7. Attend network professional development workshops that are conducted bi-annually in various      locations through-out the state of AZ. 
  8. Other duties as assigned.

Skills Required

Any combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities in:

  • Business Planning, including Strategic Planning and Business Plan Development
  • Financial Projection Analysis using Excel or similar products
  • Ability to create Power Point Presentations and use Gotomeeting to conduct webinars
  • Experience with social media marketing products like Facebook and Constant Contact
  • Communication skills
  • Consulting/Counseling Techniques
  • Proven experience using Excel, Word & PowerPoint to build presentations
  • Comfortable speaking in front of a group and facilitating discussions.

Required License/ Certification

Valid Arizona driver's license


Initial salary range of $26,734 to $32,080 per year depending on education and experience

Closing Date

August 17, 2018

Position Availability

September 1, 2018

Application Information:
  • Forward a cover letter (which outlines how you meet the qualifications listed above)
  • Résumé including dates of employment
  • Copies of transcripts with Degree(s) posted
  • A list of five current professional references with contact information including phone numbers.
You may submit your application two ways:
  • By postal mail to:
ATTN: Human Resources Department
Northland Pioneer College                                                                                    Job application button
PO Box 610

Holbrook, AZ 86025-0610
  • By internet. Clicking on the "Submit Your Application Online" button to the right.
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  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required verification document upon hire.

Human Resources: (928) 524-7473 or send an e-mail.

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Northland Pioneer College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, gender, age or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities. District grievance procedures will be followed for compliance with Title IX and Section 504 requirements. The Affirmative Action Compliance Officer is the Director of Human Resources, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, AZ 86025, (928) 524-7471. The Section 504 Compliance Officer is the Coordinator of Disability Resources and Access, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, Show Low, AZ 85901, (800) 266-7845. The lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs.

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