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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/14/22

Applications Due09/14/22

Vacancy ID108635

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitleProject Director, Small Business, HCDC

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $75000 to $85000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County New York

Street Address 163 West 125th Street

17th Floor

City New York


Zip Code10027

Minimum Qualifications Education Level required: Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, entrepreneurial studies, liberal arts, social sciences, urban planning, or similar fields.
Equivalent Experience required: Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills. Demonstrated ability to efficiently manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously, take initiative, and work independently. Familiarity with business, not-for-profit, and governmental agencies and general knowledge of Upper Manhattan's (and New York City's) geography and economies. Strong attention to detail and independent follow through are critical to success in this position.
Knowledge required: Proficiency in Microsoft Office (particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Constant Contact, Survey Monkey, and virtual meeting/webinar platforms (Cisco Webex and Zoom).

Duties Description BASIC FUNCTION:
Responsible for the initiatives of the Small Business Division and identification, development, implementation and/or management of ongoing or proposed small business development projects of the Corporation in the Upper Manhattan area.

· Propose and develop local small business initiatives.
· Manage existing small business technical assistance program; assist small businesses and prospective entrepreneurs realize plans for growth and startup.
· Coordinate and facilitate in person and virtual small business development events.
· Prepare and distribute promotional materials for upcoming small business workshops/webinars.
· Grow and maintain extensive marketing and contact lists.
· Develop and maintain community partnerships and relationships with content area specialists for participation in small business development workshops and webinars.
· Partner and collaborate with ESD's Small Business and Minority and Women-owned Business Divisions
and Upper Manhattan based CDFIs, EACs, Chambers of Commerce and BIDs to provide seamless services to local businesses.
· Seek out and maintain library of community and economic development resources in greater Harlem and Washington Heights including ESD and other State resources.
· Track performance and results of small business development activities and events through surveys and follow-up activities; make recommendations based on data collected.
· Represent Harlem CDC at relevant meetings, conferences as directed.

Additional Comments Position expected to work onsite and/or remote consistent with NYS and ESD guidelines and needs.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Jane Martinez

Telephone N/A

Fax N/A

Email Address


Street 633 Third Avenue

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10017


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