Lead Program Coordinator/Inland Empire and Coachella Valley Women's Business Centers California State University, San Bernardino
Overview Employment Status: Temporary, 'non-exempt' benefited position through June 30, 2021. Please be aware that funding for this position is awarded through a Grant/Contract over a specified period. Employment for this position beyond current Grant/Contract funding is contingent upon continued funding.
Salary: $3,466.60 - $4,159.92 per month.
Work Schedule: 40 hours per week. Schedule typically Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., periodic work on evenings and weekends.
Location: 2 positions available, one in Palm Desert and one in Colton, California.
Applications will be reviewed within two weeks of posting
Program Description: The mission of Women's Business Center (IE and CVWBC) is to counsel, teach, encourage, and inspire women business owners at every stage of development and expansion. With empowering women through entrepreneurship as our vision, our goal is to reach, teach and empower every woman in the Inland Empire who has ever considered inventing or reinventing herself as an entrepreneur and to support those currently in business. The WBCs are a program of the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE) at CSUSB, and are aligned with the greater IECE mission of advancing the study and practice of entrepreneurship at the University and in the business community.
Position Summary: Lead Program Coordinator will coordinate the day-to-day operations of the Women's Business Center's offices located in either Palm Desert or Colton, California under general supervision of the Program Director of the Women's Business Center Program. Incumbent will perform a full range of technical, programmatic, administrative, advanced clerical, and routine staff and analytical duties; assume ongoing programmatic duties and responsibilities specific to area of assignment; provide technical support and specialized program information and assistance to assigned administrator, staff, and students; and participate in coordinating assigned programs, projects, and services, requiring self-sufficiency and a clear understanding of the parameters of the programs and services of the center, as well as the understanding of when to delegate responsibility and to whom.
Serve as primary liaison and resource for assigned functions and programs with staff, interns, volunteers, and the general public and act as resource for communication of information either in person or by telephone regarding knowledge of programs, policies, and procedures as needed, including in the Latina community.
Conduct studies and research for center, and will participate in the preparation and distribution of narrative, statistical and financial data, recommendations and reports.
Verify and review materials, applications, records and reports for accuracy, totality, and conformance with procedures, processing appropriate information, applications, and forms. Incumbent will provide technical assistance in person, by telephone or Zoom conference, including business counseling and training in specific areas, and overall community outreach, including to the Latina community.
Plan and organize program functions as well as administrative office support functions, coordinating, overseeing, and evaluating the workflow to ensure efficiency and accuracy. Incumbent will participate in the orientation and training of new employees, will assign, schedule, train, and provide work direction to lower-level staff and student workers, will prioritize work assignments and review and validate completed work for accuracy.
Prepare and proofread a variety of reports, letters, correspondence, and other documents according to established procedures. Incumbent is responsible for creation of bi-monthly e-newsletter, flyers and other promotional materials.
Some travel between sites may be required.
Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university or 4 years in nonprofit small business development programs, consulting or training is required.
Two (2) years' experience in one or more of the following fields: training, marketing or counseling services for small businesses or two (2) years' experience of lead program coordination in a similar business environment.
Proficiency working with computers, digital communications, and popular software packages.
A working knowledge of database reporting and the ability to create, format, and revise data materials, brochures, and documents is required.
Continued maintenance of website with events, graphics, and program-related material is required.
Utilization of technology in performance of duties is required, including maintenance of assigned calendars, schedules, appointments, meeting and activity coordination with staff and programs.
Excellent oral and written communications skills, interpersonal and leadership skills.
Highly self-motivated and ability to multi-task.
Ability to clearly, accurately, and effectively relay information to all stakeholders, staff and volunteers.
Strong ability to work independently and take initiative.
Supplemental Information Benefits include:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Cash option
Group Term Life/ Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
Personal Holiday, Vacation accruals, Sick pay accruals
Educational Assistance Benefit is based on availability of funding.
State Disability Insurance
UEC is an EOE - Minority/Female/Disability/Vets.This position will remain open until filled. This is a sensitive position and selected candidate must successfully pass a thorough background investigation to include a criminal history check and DMV check prior to appointment.
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.