Economic Resilience Coordinator - NE Georgia Regional Commission

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Position to be filled by November 13, 2020

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

How to Apply/Contact: Send a complete resume & cover letter to Joyce Okoth, PGS Program Assistant, at pgsassist@negrc.org
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 developing and implementing a regional disaster recovery & resiliency economic development plan, assisting in local and regional efforts related to community/economic development following the coronavirus pandemic and boosting economic resilience against future disasters. The initial contract period for this position is from date-of-hire through June 30, 2022.*
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. Visit NEGRC.org/Careers for complete job description and list of duties.
*Continuation of employment beyond June 30, 2022, will be determined based on job performance and availability of additional grant/alternative funding.