Careers with the Florida SBDC Network

At the Florida SBDC Network, we are committed to building a team of professionals who are passionate about our mission to help small businesses in Florida launch, grow and thrive. If you are passionate about helping others and want to make a difference in communities throughout our state, we invite you to explore current job openings with us.

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Florida APEX Accelerator -Tech Transition and Commercialization Specialist

Job Description:

The Technology Transition and Commercialization Specialist, a member of the Florida APEX Accelerator, will play a pivotal role in supporting activities to facilitate the transition of innovative technologies from federal labs, universities, research institutions into the commercial marketplace and introducing novel technologies into the Department of Defense and other government agencies. This collaborative position, jointly hosted by Florida APEX Accelerator, Florida SBDC, and DEFENSEWERX, aims to provide support to Florida small businesses and startups in harnessing the potential of advanced research and development efforts and assisting in activities to connect them with federal agencies, innovation hubs, and other entities within the innovation ecosystem.

To apply, visit https://careers.uwf.edu, and search position #127250. Applications will be accepted through 2/28/2024.

Florida SBDC at the University of West Florida - Business Consultant

Job Description:

Educate and advise clients on growth strategies, business model concepts and advanced financial forecasting, advanced capital structures and strategies through following network consulting policies and procedures. One-on-one advice and consulting to be provided to include: business and strategic plan development; financial analysis and planning; marketing research and plan development; business management and operations; and basic legal issues. Develop educational materials and present educational programs as appropriate. Outreach to educate clients, partners and stakeholders on SBDC services and impact.

Contribute to knowledge creation and dissemination through communicating with peers and participating in network activities. Significant networking and alliance building with community partners including Economic Development Agencies, Chambers of Commerce, and other community organizations for the purpose of building client service base. Must be able to work both independently and collaboratively. This position requires successful completion of 20 hours of pre-approved professional development credits each calendar year.

This position will regularly work evenings attending meetings and events. During declared campus emergencies, this position may be required to perform specific job related duties at a designated off-campus location or place of residence.

To apply, visit https://careers.uwf.edu, and search position #12885T. Applications will be accepted through 2/16/2024.

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