COBHA Small Business Accelerator Student Worker

University of St. Francis
September 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:$15.00
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Job Title COBHA Small Business Accelerator Student Worker

Position Number ST3215-00 Organizational Unit School of Business - Joliet IL Posting Number SP0758-16



The COBHA Small Business Accelerator is a brand new organization funded by a grant from the Small Business Association.

The Small Business Accelerator will provide non-equity funding along with support, mentorship, and an office co-working environment where small businesses, community members, and entrepreneurial students develop and grow their businesses.

Job Description:

  • This is an exciting opportunity to work with USF's Small Business Accelerator (in the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center), local business leaders, and entrepreneurs who are growing their businesses.
  • The student worker will work independently under the supervision of the Project Director, the Executive-In-Residence, and with administrative support from the administrative assistant to the dean. ( Teamwork )
  • The Project Director will work with the student worker to design a plan of action that best fits with the student's career goals and/or interests. ( Career and Self Development )
  • The student worker is encouraged to participate and attend workshops and other events hosted by the Accelerator to enhance the student's experience and network. ( Leadership and Teamwork )
  • Works as a team with other student workers and graduate fellows. ( Teamwork )
  • Desired duties include

  • Plan a variety of types of events at the direction of the Project Director ( Critical Thinking, Teamwork, Communication, Leadership )
  • Communicate with the Executive-In-Residence, the advisory board, mentors, and other community partners to connect resources to members. ( Communication, Critical Thinking, Teamwork)
  • Check-in with members on progress and needed services and assistance ( Communication)
  • Participate in the Accelerator applicant review process, schedule interviews, assist with contract development and new member onboarding. ( Critical Thinking, Teamwork, Communication )
  • Plan meetings and workshops at the direction of the Project Director (Teamwork, Communication)
  • Research resources available to entrepreneurs in our region. (Critical Thinking, Technology)
  • Other projects as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Current USF student in good standing

    All majors are encouraged to apply. Preference may be given to business majors or those interested in business.

    NOTE his position is grant funded and subject to the terms and conditions of the grant. 20 hours/week preferred – Hours are highly flexible to fit with school, work, sport schedules. Some evenings and weekends may be required. Work will be completed primarily at the St. Bonaventure Campus/Plaster Center. University shuttle is available for transportation.

    Pay Rate Hourly $15.00 Hours / Week 20 hours/week preferred - Hours are highly flexible to fit with school, work, sport schedules. Some evenings/weekends may be required. Close Date Quick Link https: //


    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation 1 (you must upload something; letter writers may send directly to [email protected])
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you currently enrolled at USF as either a full-time undergrad or a part-time graduate student, and in good standing?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you willing to uphold the Catholic and Franciscan values of the University?
  • Yes
  • No
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