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Why Join the SBTDC Team?

Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? Do you want to make a real difference to small businesses and your local community? 

Our statewide team is made up of mission-driven, compassionate individuals who are committed to supporting North Carolina small- and mid-sized businesses and the NC business ecosystem. Many of our staff are business owners themselves.

As part of the SBTDC and the UNC System, you will benefit from the autonomy of an independent business advisor role with the resources and support of a larger team and university behind you. As an SBTDC employee, you will have access to:

At the SBTDC, we invest in our people, our greatest asset.

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Business Counselor

Greensboro, NC

This position is a first-level business counselor/advisor. The individual provides business advice and counsel to all size small business clients with a focus on the SBTDC’s preventure and existing small business segments.

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How We Operate

The SBTDC has a unique structure and relationship to the UNC System. Each of our 16 offices is affiliated with one of the system’s universities, which serves as the host, allowing us to tap the vast resources of the UNC system, including faculty and student teams, to assist our clients.

The Business Counselor Role

At the SBTDC, our professional staff are business counselors. Unlike business consultants, who provide advice and may produce work for a client, SBTDC counselors strive for greater engagement and partnership with clients. Our counselors help owners analyze all aspects of their business to identify areas for management improvement and business growth.

Successful candidates will enjoy helping a wide variety of small- and mid-sized businesses to increase their opportunities for success.