Kern Community College District Professional Expert: Business & Entrepreneurship Center (COF) in Bakersfield, California
Business & Entrepreneurship Center is seeking a professional expert who will be responsible for implementing and coordinating business services and youth entrepreneurship programs for the Business & Entrepreneurship Center (Kern BEC)
Education and Experience
Any combination of relevant training, education and experience equivalent to:
Bachelors degree or an Associate of Arts degree and two years of experience involving public contact, coordination or community relations and accounting/budgeting responsibilities.
valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s license with a driving record that meets minimum standards established by the Kern Community College District’s insurance carrier.
Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.
Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.
This position is not eligible for health benefits.
Knowledge and Abilities
Good knowledge of:
business services program models designed to meet the needs of the entrepreneurial community;
program tracking and monitoring systems;
oral and written communication techniques;
organizational procedures; accounting and budgeting procedures;
word processing, databases and spreadsheets. Ability to:
plan and organize business training programs effectively;
prepare a program budget;
maintain effective liaison with administrative personnel, faculty, tenants, presenters, counselors, students and the entrepreneurial community;
compile information and data for reports using Microsoft Office suite of tools;
develop promotional materials (preferred knowledge of Illustrator or Photoshop);
maintain accurate schedules and records using Microsoft Office and other software;
work independently and responsibly;
travel. Less than 20% travel is required to support Kern BEC sponsored seminars and workshops; and to assist with expansion of entrepreneurship certificates and curriculum across community college campuses. Responsibilities:
Assists Director with planning, budgeting, coordinating, and directing a comprehensive business/entrepreneurship program, including gratis and fee-based seminars, workshops, technical training, business consulting, and entrepreneurship certificates and curriculum
Assists Director with coordination and outreach with regional colleges and central region consortium
Oversees schedule development selection based on evaluations, survey, financial results and current industry trends
Directs and coordinates production, printing and distribution of marketing materials
Schedules and budgets for on and off campus facilities usage
Directs the registration and collection of fees
Assists in the development of marketing collateral, press releases and other materials
Invites and coordinates interviews and otherwise screen program proposals leading to negotiations and agreements
Maintains dialogue with presenters and the entrepreneurial community regarding program offerings, both in terms of expansion or deletion
Prepares reports about marketing strategies, participation profiles, and event summaries
Assists with the preparation and maintenance of all agreements and other contracts with clients, presenters, business consultants, etc.
Develops data collection instruments through the use of specializes software programs
Provides feedback to the Director and presenters with regard to enrollment and attendee evaluations
Provide input for monthly, quarterly, and annual reports about program and opportunities
Monitor the use of facilities, equipment and supplies
Maintains a high public relations and community relations profile that promotes the program
Job Title: Professional Expert: Business & Entrepreneurship Center (COF)
Position Number: 00438
Posting Date: 11/09/2011
Open Until Filled: Yes
Position Type: Professional Expert
Work Week: Flexible as needed, up to 20 hours per week
College/Site: District Office
Location: DO-KCCD Bakersfield Downtown