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University of Texas at Arlington Veteran Business Outreach Coordinator - Must be located in Arkansas or Oklahoma (S04612P) in Arlington, Texas

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Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S04612P

Position Title Veteran Business Outreach Coordinator - Must be located in Arkansas or Oklahoma (S04612P)

Department Business

Location Arlington

Job Family Administrative Support

Position Status Full-time

Work Hours Standard

Work Schedule

Monday to Friday; 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Work hours other than 9AM to 5PM will be required.

2 to 4 days overnight travel per week required.

Occasional night and weekend required.

Open to External and Internal

Salary Hourly rate is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience.

Duration Funding expected to continue

Pay Basis Monthly

Benefits Eligible Yes

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University Information

The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second-largest university in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and is among the top 50 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution ( HSI ) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution ( AANAPISI ), and it has the top 30 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student body in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.

Job Summary

Serve as the primary outreach coordinator and facilitator for the Boots to

Business and the Boots to Business Reboot program throughout Arkansas,

and Oklahoma. Serve as a vital member of the Veterans Business

Outreach Center to provide one-on-one business startup consultation and

other technical assistance including business plan development, marketing

plan development, financial statement analysis, business formation, access

to capital, government contracting assistance, and other small business

growth and development initiatives.

Must be located in Arkansas or Oklahoma. Access to military installations in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Texas. DD214 will be asked for, if applicable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for coordination, facilitation, and presentation of the Boots to Business and Boots to Business Reboot workshops and other entrepreneurial training and outreach initiatives to ensure achievement of the mission and goals of the Veterans Business Outreach Center and UTA College of Business.

  • Required to provide technical assistance and distribute program information via face-to-face, email, phone, webinar, or other effective communications, including business plan development, mentor referral, access to capital and other small business resources with support from the SBA , SBDC , SCORE , PTAC , UT A departments, and other small business community resource partners.

  • Required to attend local and regional outreach events and act as the unit liaison with other departments and with outside agencies including the SBA , SBDC , SCORE , PTAC , local EDCs, other entrepreneurial resource partners, and veteran services organizations (VSOs).

  • Act as a receptionist to screen visitors and telephone calls, answer questions, disseminate and/or explain information and promote program initiatives, interpret rules, regulations, policies, and procedures, and make appointments.

  • Responsible for driving the identification of and documenting the formation of new businesses and business expansion activities by proactively soliciting, tracking, and reporting on client trends and business development milestones.

  • Responsible for maintaining accurate records and filing systems, including updating Neoserra, Salesforce, contact relationship management ( CRM ), and business travel and expense reports.

  • Frequent communications with active duty, reserve component, and combat veterans including OEF / OIF / OND

  • Perform other duties as assigned to assists with program planning and implementation and to determine future program needs.

    Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent relevant experience.

  • Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently.

  • Working knowledge of business enterprises with an entrepreneurial mind-set.

  • Knowledge of basic marketing, accounting, and small business best practices.

  • Small group and large group presentation and workshop facilitation skills.

  • Knowledge of the use of personal computer, word processing, spreadsheet, database software, and presentation software and equipment.

  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills including empathy, trustworthiness, loyalty, integrity, and diligence.

  • Experience or comfortable working with veterans and veteran related service organizations.

  • Ability to complete physical tasks as needed.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant experience.

  • US military veteran preferred (including OEF / OIF / OND ).

  • Familiar with the Boots to Business and Boots to Business Reboot curriculum.

  • Experience as a small business consultant and/or startup business advisor.

  • Experience working with SBDC , SCORE , PTAC , SBA , and other entrepreneurial resource partners.

  • Experience consulting with C-level business owners and entrepreneurs.

  • Prior business ownership with knowledge of the small business startup process.

  • Solid presentation and workshop facilitation skills.

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and Internet research methodologies.

    Working Conditions

    Special Conditions for Eligibility

    Working Title

    CBC Requirement

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.

EEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington ( UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University’s compliance with this policy.

ADA Accommodations

The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email ADADocs@uta.edu.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date 06/30/2023

Open Date

Review Start Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Accepted

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Requirement Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • What is the highest level of education attained?
  • GED

  • High School Diploma

  • Associates Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Master's Degree

  • PhD

    • What is your skill level using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc)? (Proficient is the highest skill level)
  • No skills/Basic

  • Intermediate

  • Advanced

  • Proficient

    • Do you have experience facilitating the Boots to Business/Boots to Business Reboot curriculum?
  • No

  • Yes, limited

  • Yes, moderate

  • Yes, extensive

    • Are you available for overnight travel to military installations in Arkansas and Oklahoma?
  • Yes

  • No

    Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume or CV

  • Cover/Interest Letter

    Optional Documents