Business Consultant


Business Consultant

@ LSBDC at UL Lafayette

Small Business Counseling and Training:

  • Interview and assess client needs.
  • Provide counseling or e-counseling that includes feasibility, financial, regulatory, and operational guidance and technical assistance on the various aspects of starting and expanding a successful small business including, but not limited to:
    • Analyzing the specific business and industry data in finance, marketing, management and operations,
    • Providing guidance in the development of business plans and financial packages; calculating and interpreting historical and projected financial ratios;
    • Preparing proforma cash flow and financial statements;
    • Identifying problems and areas for improvement;
    • Providing guidance on expansion to include employment requirements, foreign markets, government contracting, and technology commercialization;
    • Conducting quality-based assessments;
    • Providing information on federal, state, and local regulations and programs, and
    • Providing guidance in loan packaging to pre-venture, start-up, or existing businesses.
  • Develop a resource network to be used in providing referrals to appropriate resources.
  • Plan and market training on subjects relevant to small business start-up and growth.
  • Recruit government, private and public entities, as well as businesses and business persons to provide voluntary training.
  • Evaluate programs’ effectiveness and measure impact of services provided.
  • Assist in the transfer of university-based knowledge to the small business community.
  • Ensure timely and accurate counseling data input into Center IC client information management system.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Center Director

Salary Range: DOE



  • Bachelor's degree and/or 5 years’ experience in managing and operating a business

How to Apply:

Applicants must apply using the University of Louisiana at Lafayette online portal. 

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: May 16, 2023
Application Deadline: June 16, 2023
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