NVME is hiring!

NVME is hiring three full-time microenterprise specialists–in Bangor, Lewiston, and Presque Isle–to join our team! This is an opportunity to work with a team that creates an empowering environment for Maine people to define and achieve their small business goals.

Learn more and apply online at UMA’s hiring portal:


All three positions offer a flexible work schedule with office hours, some travel, and weekend, evening, and work-from-home hours.

The microenterprise specialist—a small business advisor–will serve business owners in their geographic region. They will offer classes statewide online and individual coaching to entrepreneurs who are planning and launching new businesses.

New Ventures Maine (NVME) is a statewide education and economic development program administered through UMA/University of Maine System. The mission of NVME is to help Maine people succeed in the changing economy and achieve economic security for themselves and their families. The university offers a wide range of fringe benefits for employees including, but not limited to, employee and dependent tuition benefits and comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.

(Updated May 24, 2023)