Business Development Specialist (International Trade Focus)
Entrepreneurship and Business Development
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Full-time position with the SIU Carbondale Office of Economic and Regional Development within the Illinois Small Business Development Center. This is a term position and is subject to renewal based on satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Qualifications/Duties Specific to Business Development Specialist, International Trade Focus:
Master's degree in Business Administration, International Business, International Studies or related field preferred AND a minimum of 2 years experience in assisting companies with exporting and international trade that included excellent communication skills, computer skills (including word processing, spreadsheet, power point, and internet business research). Certification as a Global Business Professional (CGBP) and/or Illinois Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth Association (IESBGA) business specialist is preferred. Fluency in one or more languages in addition to English is preferred.

Anticipated Start Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2013. Midpoint salary is $3488 per month plus SIU Carbondale benefits.

Application Deadline: November 16, 2012 or until filled.

Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to:

SIU Carbondale Office of Economic & Regional Development
ATTN: Business Development Search Committee
1740 Innovation Drive
Carbondale, Illinois 62903

Email applications will not be accepted. Please note the position for which you are applying in your cover letter.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a
diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and
will receive consideration.