- Do you have the entrepreneurial vision to create strategic initiatives supporting small and closely-held businesses?
- Do you have a desire to coach and develop others?
- Do you have a natural business acumen understanding the practical application of business operations?
- Are you a result-oriented leader?
- Does the idea of building a better community and Evansville Region excite you?
The Evansville Regional Economic Partnership (E-REP) serves as the regional partner for the Indiana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Southwest Indiana. Serving on the E-REP leadership team, the Regional Director creates positive and measurable impact on the formation, growth, and sustainability of small businesses, and helps entrepreneurs start stronger, grow faster, and work smarter. The Regional Director reports to the E-REP President & CEO with a dotted line relationship to the SBDC Lead Center. The Regional Director works closely with additional local and state-wide partners including Elevate Ventures. As part of the entrepreneurial ecosystem, the Regional Director plays an important role in developing a culture of entrepreneurship and assistance to aspiring entrepreneurs as well as existing businesses.
The Regional Director will effectively manage day-to-day operations of the regional SBDC team to meet counseling, training and other performance goals, program objectives and contractual agreements. The Regional Director is responsible for identifying stakeholders and funders to meet required Federal cash match sources to access Federal funds. In addition, the Regional Director will provide strategic oversite of initiatives supporting small and closely-held businesses. The Regional Director will be comfortable inspiring and communicating at all levels while representing the Indiana SBDC in the community. The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker who is able to build relationships and develop outreach initiatives that strengthen the Evansville Region.
The Regional Director’s every day actions will exemplify the guiding principles of E-REP. The Reginal Director operates regionally, commits to equitable prosperity, keeps small business front and center, leverages the unique value of both the public and private sectors in delivering success, and advances regional prosperity and global relevance.
Those that are interested are encouraged to apply through the Indeed.com online portal.