Economic Resilience Coordinator - NE Georgia Regional Commission

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The position will be posted until December 1, 2021

Location: Athens, Georgia

Category: Regional Commission

Position Type: Full Time

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree

Experience Requirement: 1-2 Years

Salary: $42,000 - $53,000

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Job Description & Details: 
The Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (NEGRC) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Economic Resilience Coordinator within its Planning & Government Services (PGS) Division. The Economic Resilience Coordinator is primarily responsible for implementing the regional disaster recovery & resiliency economic development plan and Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), assisting in local and regional efforts related to community/economic development following the coronavirus pandemic, and boosting economic resilience against future disasters.
The ideal candidate will have experience and working knowledge in several areas of economic and community development including: preparation of economic strategies and impact assessments, current federal and state grant/loan/incentive programs for community and economic development projects, grant application development, and grant administration. They will also have professional or educational experience in community development, economic development, public administration, and/or planning. This position requires an ability to perform extensive community and stakeholder engagement, research, prepare and assemble written materials and specialized plans, and develop and prepare grant and loan applications. Refer to the posting at for more information.