Job Location:
University of Nevada, Reno – Main Campus

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or [email protected]. For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778. 

Job Description

The Nevada Small Business Development Center (Nevada SBDC) at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) is seeking a Statewide Client Coordinator. The Statewide Client Coordinator supports the management and operations of the statewide services of the Nevada Small Business Development Center (Nevada SBDC) at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). The position supervises statewide client coordination by managing client intake processes, providing basic counseling services, implementing client follow-up processes, and internal coordinating of accounts payable and accounts receivable. The Client Coordinator reports to the Nevada SBDC State Director.

This position is responsible for tracking client intake data as well as aggregating client data from statewide and national client surveys as mandated by ASBDC accreditation requirements. This positon works with the Nevada SBDC intern team to train them on intake processes to ensure continuity of client services. This position supports the operations of the Nevada SBDC through workday financial roles including travel reimbursements, accounts payable and accounts receivable tasks. This positon works with 15 Nevada SBDC centers across the state to ensure client satisfaction and compliance. The client coordinator provides detailed client data tracking and reporting for federal and local partners.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Client Counseling Services

  • Disseminate basic start-up and other business information to Nevada SBDC counseling and training clients, which includes:

  • Business start-up requirements and procedures

  • Business resources

  • Marketing options

  • Financing options and sources

  • Components of a business plan

  • Basic accounting and bookkeeping procedures, tools, and resources

  • Types of legal entities

  • Business taxes and licensing requirements for state and local governments. Disseminate follow-up information, from other advisors and own knowledge and research, for Nevada SBDC counseling and training clients

  • Develop tools to support inquiries from entrepreneurs and business owners.  Assess inquiries for handling or internal referral

  • Work with Nevada SBDC counselors and training staff statewide to ensure extended, direct, timely, and relevant follow-up with clients

  • Explain the array of services available to clients who phone or visit the Nevada SBDC office, to thousands of clients annually.

Manage Client Intake Process

  • Assess and understand needs of Nevada SBDC counseling and training clients and match with correct SBDC resource and advisor.

  • Create, manage and improve statewide Nevada SBDC intake process for statewide centers

  • Oversee students and staff in initial intake process with Nevada SBDC counseling and training clients and clients of partner agencies, i.e., U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Service Corps of Retired Executive (SCORE), small business owners and entrepreneurs, etc.

Data Management

  • Disseminate and aggregate national and statewide client surveys as required by ASBDC accreditation and federal funding mandates

  • Manage and coordinate client data in the Neoserra client software management system for quarterly reporting as federally mandated

  • Create client economic data reports for federal and local partners for federal economic milestone requirements (statewide capital formation, jobs created, jobs supported and business starts). 

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and one (1) years of related work experience; OR a Master’s degree and No experience required.

Related Professional Experience: Small business experience as entrepreneur or supporting entrepreneurs, Database experience and Effective communication experience (written, in-person, and remote) or related.

Schedule or Travel Requirements

Occasional travel may be required

Compensation Grade

Administrative Faculty – A

To view the salary schedule for this position, please visit: Salary Schedules and select Administrative Faculty by Grade. Salary is competitive and commensurate with related education and experience.

Remarkable Retirement!

Our retirement plan is beyond compare. Your 15.50% contribution is generously matched by the University.   With the faculty retirement plan, you are 100% vested your first day. Sit back and watch your retirement dollars grow!  All permanent employees on an annual “A” or “B” contract who are employed at least 50% full-time are eligible to participate in the NSHE retirement program unless they are members of PERS of Nevada. 

“I had no idea the values of the faculty retirement plan when I joined UNR. On my first day, I found out I was fully vested in my contributions and the companies 15.5% matching. I have watched my retirement grow over the years, not only in contributions, but with investments.  It is hard to put into words how appreciative I am to feel so secure in my future” – Michelle B.

Perks of Working at UNR!

  • Health insurance options including dental and vision – Health Insurance

  • Generous annual and sick leave, life insurance – Faculty Benefits

  • E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center offers an annual or semester membership and family membership options.  E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center

  • Reno is proud to be a University town! Many local businesses offer discounts to WolfCard holders

  • Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life’s difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.

  • Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate. Diversity Groups

  • Faculty Senate is the principal representing body for faculty. Its membership includes representatives from each academic and administrative major unit of the University. Faculty Senate

  • No state income tax!

Grants-in-aid for Faculty Employees

The University is proud to provide a reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee’s spouse or domestic partner.  Faculty Grants-in-Aid

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program

Department Information

The Nevada Small Business Development Center is a statewide resource for business assistance, providing a unique array of services, expertise and training in all areas including starting, growth, and development of a business. The Nevada SBDC also offers information and guidance in understanding and complying with environmental regulations. In addition, the Nevada SBDC provides useful information and analysis of the economy, environment and demographic data to help businesses, government and other organizations promote economic growth in their communities. For more information please visit: https://nevadasbdc.org



Full-Time Equivalent


Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at [email protected].

Attach the following attachments to your application

1) Resume/CV

2) Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three Professional References

4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Posting Close Date


Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.


HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.


References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.


As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.


For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver’s license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.


Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

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