Small Business Development Center Position - Counselor

Frederick County Office of Economic Development has a renewed partnership with the Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC).  Currently we are accepting resumes of candidates who are :

Maryland SBDC Job Description – Counselor

The Business Consultant (Counselor) is responsible for providing existing entrepreneurs with general business information and assistance which includes: development of long term strategic goals and objectives; expansion of personnel and human resources; management of finances to ensure stability and growth through financing from a variety of sources; and guidance on strategies to increase profit and sales revenues. This position will also document assistance provided to ensure accurate case management and compliance with contact reporting requirements.

This position reports directly to the Program Director of the UMD Region. The incumbent has independent judgment and latitude in the performance of duties.

Bachelor’s degree in business or related industry required.  MBA is a plus. 

Three (3) to five (5) years of relevant small business experience. Experience must include working with existing/established businesses.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong financial analysis skills with proven experience using software to conduct in-depth financial analysis of small business concerns. Ability to interact with a variety of clients. Excellent interpersonal skills including outstanding communications skills, oral and written.

If you are interested please send you resume to Helen Propheter at  we would like this position to begin in October.  This is a full-time position working for the SBDC and will work with Frederick County businesses and work from 118 N. market Street, Frederick, MD. 

For more information on the SBDC