Now Hiring!

August 9, 2013

The Voinovich School of Leadership & Public Affairs is seeking applicants for the position of Operational Assistance Signature Consultant.

This position provides, and participates in teams that provide, intensive, high-quality consulting services in management, strategic and technical consulting to entrepreneurs and start-up firms throughout Appalachian Ohio.  Two positions are open: one serving the Small Business Development Center, which aids small businesses in four counties of SE Ohio; the other serving TechGROWTH Ohio, which aids technology entrepreneurs in twenty counties of SE Ohio.


University undergraduate business degree required; MBA preferred. At least four years of business experience, including consulting and/or entrepreneur experience working with a wide range of clients (specifically technology focused) is necessary. Six years or more of experience is preferred. Previous professional experience is critical and must be in the areas of securing funding for businesses or clients; commercialization, project management; business plan creation; marketing research; operational efficiency practices; and strategic plan development. Experience with intellectual property preservation, licensing, and/or debt or equity financing a plus.     

Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required.   Must be able to work effectively in the academic and business environments.  Must be willing to travel throughout the region.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled; for full consideration, please apply by August 18, 2013.For detail and to apply, go to:


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