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Business Counselor/CVWBC (UEC)

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Work type: Auxiliary
Location: San Bernardino - San Bernardino Campus, San Bernardino - Palm Desert Campus
Categories: Excluded, Administrative, At-Will, Temporary, Part Time, On-site (work in-person at business location), Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)


About University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB

(This is not a state position)

University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB ("UEC") supports the university's educational mission by providing quality services that complement the instructional program. The University depends upon UEC to provide services that cannot be supported with state funds. We’re responsible for business enterprises on campus including, but not limited to, dining, bookstore, convenience store, and vending services. We also serve as the grantee for federal, state, and local funding for research and sponsored projects.

Position Summary

Temporary, Part Time, Non-Benefited position through 12/31/2024 (Appointment may be renewed annually based upon availability of funds, availability of work and satisfactory job performance). 

Salary: $25.00-$35.00 per hour.

Location: Palm Desert.

Work Schedule

Up to 19 hours per week. Typically, Monday-Friday within the hours of 8:00 am - 5:00 pm though some nights, weekend work may be required.

First Review Deadline

This position will remain open until filled. 

Typical Activities

Under minimal supervision of the CVWBC Director, the Business Counselor will work independently to:

  • Feasibility and Business Modeling
  • Business Planning
  • Breakeven and Pro Forma analysis
Industry Specific:
  • Retail and Merchandising
  • Food and Catering
  • Makers and Product Development
  • Tourism
Product Development and Service Design:
  • Features & Benefits
  • Manufacturing or Assembly Process
Market & Customers:
  • Market Research
  • Industry Sizing
  • Customer Segmentation
  • Target Market
Advertising & Sales:
  • Marketing Mix
  • Strategy and Tactics
  • Sales Planning
  • Digital advertising
  • Costs: COGS/COSS, Fixed Costs and Start Up Costs
  • Using Excel To Create Financials
  • Projections: Revenue, Break Even and Profit
  • Statements: Profit and Loss, Cash Flow and Balance Sheets
Debt and Equity:
  • Owner’s Investment
  • SBA loans
  • Microloans

 Travel as required to perform cross county-wide job functions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education & Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field is preferred;
    • or equivalent experience in business management;
    • or equivalent experience in financial analysis;
    • or Bachelor’s degree in any field with either two years of business
      management or business ownership.
  • Other:
    • Be able to offer consulting expertise in 1 or more areas in business
      management items 1-9.
      Current or past small business owner.


University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB is committed to a diverse workforce and affirmative action, and is an equal opportunity employer. UEC maintains and promotes a policy of non-discrimination and non-harassment on the basis of race, sex, gender, color, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic characteristics, status as a disabled veteran, or disabled veteran of the Vietnam era.

To view the UEC Affirmative Action Program, please contact UEC Human Resources at (909) 537-7589 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.

As an equal opportunity employer, University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB (UEC) is committed to a diverse workforce.  If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access UEC's career website as a result of your disability.  You may request reasonable accommodations by calling UEC's Human Resources Manager at 909-537-7589.

EEO AA Policy Statement 

Employment of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans

Supplemental Information

UEC is an EOE - Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans. This position will remain open until filled. This has been designated as a sensitive position. The selected candidate must successfully pass a thorough background investigation to include a criminal history check prior to appointment.



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