Position Summary

Position Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Small Business Education Coordinator with Extension located in Las Vegas, NV. The Coordinator, Small Business Education works to further small business efforts in Southern Nevada. This unique position focuses on program development and administration. This position teaches classes tailored to community-based entrepreneurs and small business owners in Southern Nevada. The role extends beyond traditional classroom instruction, incorporating public service elements aimed at fostering the growth and success of local businesses. Duties include conducting needs analyses to determine business course needs, serving as mentor and guide for entrepreneurs, and cultivating partnerships within the service area.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and two (2) years of related work experience; OR Master’s degree and one (1) year of related work experience. Related Experience: in business ownership and program or business development i.e. marketing, advertising, international trade or exporting, public relations and/or promotion of small business endeavors or a related field.

Travel Requirements

Some travel may be required for training and attending program/partner events

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About University of Nevada Reno - Cooperative Extension

UNR Extension is an outreach arm of the University, funded by county, state and federal dollars, that extends unbiased, research-based knowledge from the University of Nevada, Reno to residents of southern Nevada.

Perks of Working at UNR:

  • Health insurance options including dental and vision, life insurance
  • Generous annual and sick leave benefits
  • Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life's difficult moments. EAP specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.
  • Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate.
  • Faculty Senate is the principal representing body for faculty. Its membership includes representatives from each academic and administrative major unit of the University.
  • No state income tax
  • Grants-in-aid or reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee’s spouse or domestic partner.