Small Business Equity Funding Specialist

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 07 Mar 2024

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department SBTDC KFBS Regional Svc Ctr-331700
Career Area Other
Posting Open Date 02/15/2024
Application Deadline 03/07/2024
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Working Title Small Business Equity Funding Specialist
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Position Number 20062075
Vacancy ID NF0007853
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $60,000 - $65,000
Proposed Start Date 04/01/2024

Position Information

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Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The North Carolina Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC) is an inter-institutional program within The University of North Carolina. The SBTDC maintains 16 regional offices located at constituent institutions of the University System across the state. The SBTDC is primarily concerned with supporting economic development in the state by providing assistance in the start-up, expansion, and successful operation of small businesses and by facilitating technology development and transfer within the state’s small business community. The SBTDC places greatest emphasis on providing one-on-one confidential business counseling and technical assistance to small business owners and those planning to go into business.
Position Summary
This position may be eligible for a hybrid work arrangement that may include a partially remote work location, consistent with System Office policy. UNC Chapel Hill employees are generally required to reside within a reasonable commuting distance of their assigned duty station. 
The primary role of this position is to provide individualized and confidential technology commercialization counseling services to NC businesses, entrepreneurs and university faculty. Key activities of this role include promoting the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) and Technology Commercialization Team throughout the state and establishing/maintaining relationships with key strategic partners involved in technology commercialization, the funding of viable technology commercialization ideas, and economic development. This position has specialized responsibilities focused on equity funding. The position will both regularly engage with clients to assist them in raising equity funding and plan / execute events that revolve around equity funding topics.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Broad, general knowledge of the principles and practices of business management, sales and finance, along with a sound understanding of all aspects of technology commercialization, and both dilutive and non-dilutive fund raising, is required. Attention to detail, strong analytical abilities, and excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills are also required. The successful candidate must have the ability to keep detailed records, handle multiple assignments, organize work, and establish priorities with minimal supervision.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Familiarity with both NC and federal level technology commercialization / funding ecosystem partners is preferred. The ability to analyze and present complex financial analysis to clients is necessary.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions
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 employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
This position may be eligible for a hybrid work arrangement that may include a partially remote work location, consistent with System Office policy. UNC Chapel Hill employees are generally required to reside within a reasonable commuting distance of their assigned duty station.
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Posting Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Mayra Reyes
Department Contact Telephone or Email [email protected]
Office of Human Resources Contact Information

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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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