Small Business Development Specialist 

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Small Business Development Specialist

   Full time

   Open until filled

Job Description

Under the general supervision of the Planning Director, the Small Business Development Specialist (SBDS) serves to provide business start-up and development training and services to Klamath Tribal Members including but not limited to, business advisement or technical assistance, computer access to business software and provide business related printed materials. This employee will provide local assistance to clients through the teaching of courses for entrepreneurs in a variety of areas, including but not limited to, credit improvement, business plan, feasibility study, reporting, and grant research in identifying sources of financing to begin or expand small business/microenterprises, financing basics, provide on-going counseling services to entrepreneurs and how to seek credit, complete credit and finance forms on request. The SBDS will seek to contract specialty training services with outside entities in areas unique to a field.

This is a grant-funded position, fully funded for one year; with continuation of employment based on available funding sources.

How to Apply

All applicants for open positions must submit a Klamath Tribes Administration Application for Employment with the required support documentation listed in the job description to be considered for employment. Applications must be received by the closing date to receive consideration.

The Klamath, Modoc, and Yahooskin
Mission Statement.

“The mission of the Klamath Tribes is to protect, preserve and enhance the spiritual, cultural and physical values and resources of the Klamath, Modoc and Yahooskin Peoples by maintaining the customs and heritage of our ancestors. To establish comprehensive unity by fostering the enhancement of spiritual and cultural values through a government whose function is to protect the human and cultural resources, treaty rights, and to provide for the development and delivery of social and economic opportunities for our People through effective leadership.”