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Job Opening - Program Coordinator - Ohio Employee Ownership
Employment Opportunities in Employee Ownership – Deadline for Applications Extended
The Ohio Employee Ownership Center (OEOC) at Kent State University in Kent, OH, seeks to hire a full-time Program Coordinator committed to the philosophy of democratic employee ownership with substantial work experience in this or in cognate fields to start July 1, 2007, or as soon as possible thereafter.
This position supports the expansion of the OEOC's business ownership succession planning program through public outreach, organizing seminars for business owners on ownership succession, and working closely with retiring owners who choose to sell to their employees.
The ideal candidate will possess substantial experience working with both employee ownership and business retention. A bachelor's degree (or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a cognate field) and at least three years of work experience in economic development or employee ownership are required. Strong candidates will also have experience working with small and family-owned businesses and excellent organizational, speaking, and writing skills. Experience working with revolving loan funds or public sector lending is a plus. Experience with distance learning and webinars is also a plus.
The successful applicant will also be expected to participate in the on-going work of the Center which includes writing articles, answering routine inquires by phone or mail, research, attending staff meetings, and completing routine administrative tasks. Good team skills are important.
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience and comparable to that in the non-profit community development field. Excellent benefits are provided.
The OEOC promotes employee ownership of firms in Ohio through information, outreach, and preliminary technical assistance to employee groups, managers, and owners interested in employee ownership and through training and education in existing employee-owned firms. The OEOC is funded primarily by contracts with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and the Ohio Department of Development, grants from private foundations, and memberships from employee-owned companies and employee-ownership professionals. It has a staff of 8. For more information about the OEOC, visit www.kent.edu/oeoc
The OEOC/Kent State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The OEOC encourages applications from members of diversity groups and women.
To apply: please send your letter of application, a current resume, salary history and current salary requirements to Karen Thomas, Associate Director, Ohio Employee Ownership Center, 113 McGilvrey Hall, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242 or by fax to 330-672-3028.
Review of applications will begin June 25, 2007, and will continue until the position is filled
Ohio Employee Ownership Center
Kent State University
113 McGilvrey Hall
Kent, OH 44242
330-672-3028 -- general
330-672-0332 -- direct
330-672-4063 -- fax
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