Job Title: Secretary of the Small Business Development Center
Opening Date/Time: 2013-09-05 00:00:00.0
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Job Type: Part Time
Location: 1973 Edison Dr., Piqua, Ohio
Department: Business & Workforce Development
Edison Community College invites qualified candidates to apply for the part-time (20 hours per week) position of Secretary of the Small Business Development Center. This position provides clerical support and recordkeeping for the Small Business Development Center of Edison Community College. The Secretary of the SBDC reports to, and receives general supervision from, the Director of the SBDC.
This position requires the knowledge and usage of general office equipment including but not limited to; computer and software operation, fax machines, copiers, printers, and other equipment common to administrative office operations.
The incumbent in this position will be required to upgrade their skills and abilities to perform their duties as required by technology changes and/or office standards as directed by their supervisor.
Examples of Duties:
Answer telephone, take messages, relay information, provide assistance to clients and director, coordinate/schedule meeting activities, present “first image” impression to walk-in clients and colleagues, conduct office operations professionally, possess a “client-first” attitude, and demonstrate “ownership” in the performance of all assignments.
Assemble/record data into reports that are submitted to: the Department of Business & Industry of Edison CC, the Director of the SBDC, the Regional Lead Center Office, the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
Operate SBA specific software as designated with functional independence. Have working proficiency with MS Office Suite or equivalent software, prepare client files, inserts and retrieves client/financial information as directed, executes client file updates as required.
Takes and prepares minutes for designated meetings.
Promote workshops and use data base for client contact.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Personal Qualifications:
Demonstrate proficiency in MS Office Suite and/or other state of the art software usage and/or operation.
Must communicate, both verbally and in writing, at a professional level and have excellent letter writing skills.
Must have personal integrity and maintain confidentiality concerning knowledge of client counseling, client file content, and “need to know” basis information conveyance.
Must be courteous, use tact, and have good judgment when dealing with clients, business contacts, and general public.
Three years of experience in a progressive administrative or clerical work environment.
Working in a customer service capacity
Required Educational Background:
High school diploma required, Associate’s Degree in Business or a business related field preferred.
Must be highly motivated and self-starter
Have excellent time management skills
Arrange travel itineraries
Coordinate events and meetings
Must be punctual, reliable, and dependable