SBDC Associate State Director Marketing & Communications ManagerPlease apply to: https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-jobJob ID: 38104Hiring Department University of Missouri (MU) Office of Extension and EngagementMU Extension Business Development Program - Columbia, Missouri MU TITLE: Director Program/Project OperationsLOCATION: Statewide Coverage - Columbia, MOThe University of Missouri (MU) Office of Extension and Engagement's distinct land-grant mission is to improve lives, communities and economies by producing relevant, reliable and responsive educational strategies throughout Missouri. Our dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff collaborate with researchers and community leaders to develop and deliver programs that address needs of Missourians including: educational attainment; environmental concerns; community, economic, business and workforce development; global food systems; and health systems. For more information about MU Extension and Engagement, please visit http://extension.missouri.edu.MU Extension Business Development program is an important component of the state's economic development strategy and the University of Missouri's economic development mission through providing education and assistance to businesses throughout Missouri. For more information about extension's business programs visit http://www.missouribusiness.net/. For more information about MU Extension, visit www.extension.missouri.edu.This position is responsible for providing operational and program support to the 14 SBDC (Small Business Development Center) contract centers located on most of the Missouri public university campuses and any satellite and partner offices. Program support ensures SBDC offices are effectively delivering education programs to small businesses that results in economic impact expected by funders of the program. Operational support ensures compliance, productivity, financial accountability, and conformity with regulations and policies including federal, state, and local stakeholders and financial partners.ESSENTIAL DUTIESProgram SupportResponsible for SBDC long-term special projects, development of program curricula and implementation of products and services.