Mid Michigan Community College SBDC Business Consultant in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

div class="container-fluid iCIMS_JobsTable" role="list"div class="col-xs-12 additionalFields"div class="iCIMS_JobHeaderGroup" role="list"Overview/div/div/divdiv class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoMsg_Job"div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Container"div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Text"Mid Michigan College seeks individuals who: value collegiality and mutual respect; use data in decision making; are innovative; are service minded; are goal oriented; strive to continually improve themselves and their work processes; are willing to collaborate and seek to add value in every interaction.The Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides consulting, training and research to assist small business to launch, grow, transition and innovate.The SBDC Business Consultant will provide professional, high quality, individualized, results-driven consulting services for established and emerging small business owners. SBDC Business Consulting services include, but are not limited to, problem solving assistance to help area businesses access capital, develop viable business plans, establish strategies for growth and survival, create practical marketing approaches, deal with unexpected challenges and generate realistic financial goals. SBDC Business Consultants leverage a variety of resources to provide clients relevant insight including, industry trends, customer demographics, competition, financial metrics and web research.The SBDC Business Consultant will work in partnership with federal, state and local resources to help business owners make decisions and take action to grow and strengthen their business. This position will have a primary office at the Mt. Pleasant Mid Michigan College Campus, but will provide SBDC services to businesses throughout Clare, Gladwin, Isabella and Gratiot counties. This position is funded by a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and supported locally at Mid Michigan College. This position includes the following employee benefits a href="https://goo.gl/QvSV8c" target="_blank" rel="noopener"https://goo.gl/QvSV8c/a/div/div/divh2 class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoField_Job"Responsibilities/h2div class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoMsg_Job"div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Container"div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Text"olliProvide in-depth, confidential, substantive, individualized, long-term, outcome-oriented consulting services to emerging and established businesses in areas including, but not limited to: identifying and assessing new market opportunities, financial analysis, financial package preparation, organizational development, operational improvements, and plan implementation./liliProvide consulting services that prepare clients to represent themselves to lending institutions and/or prospective investors such as, business plan development, financial statement preparation and analysis and cash flow preparation and analysis./liliEducate clients on financing options appropriate to their stage of business development and anticipated use of proceeds. (loans, crowdfunding, equity investments, etc)./liliIncrease client awareness of basic credit practices, credit requirements, and state/federal loan programs./liliAssist small businesses in solving problems concerning operations, production, personnel administration, marketing, sales, finance, accounting, business strategy development and other disciplines required for small business growth and expansion, innovation, increased productivity, and management improvement./liliProvide basic business knowledge in areas of: operations, human resources, exporting, and cybersecurity and engage regional and statewide expertise as appropriate./liliParticipate as a cohesive SBDC team member