Business Development Specialist


This is a full-time position and requires the availability to work Monday – Friday from 8-4:30.  In addition, flexibility will be required with some night and weekend hours to meet the needs of the department.  Some travel with overnight stays may be required. The candidate must perform clerical/administrative duties to support the daily business of the Small Business Development Center Program.  These duties include, but are not limited to, one-on-one business consulting with start up and existing businesses, leading small business training classes, assisting in business plan development, cash flow projections and market research for clients and marketing outreach for the program, marketing and  scheduling workforce classes and instructors, building business relationships in the college district, marketing the program to area businesses and organizations, and maintaining spreadsheet files on all training programs. The suitable candidate must be a self-starter, team-player and extremely customer service oriented.  This is a DCEO SBDC grant funded position.


Bachelor’s Degree required. Experience in Business, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Economics, or Accounting preferred. Strong computer skills in all Windows-based software, including Excel and Word and office equipment required. The ability to multi-task and attention to detail is also required, and excellent oral and written communication skills are a must.


$40,000 plus benefits. Benefits include paid holidays, sick, vacation, health insurance, and life insurance.

How to Apply

Position will remain open until filled. Send cover letter, resume, references, copies of transcripts and completed SIC staff application to: Human Resources Department, Southeastern Illinois College, 3575 College Road, Harrisburg, Illinois 62946.

Staff Application