Collaborate with communities and state partners to improve deployment of grant funds towards critical infrastructure investments. Develop innovative strategies and partnerships with key organizations to advance smart technologies and entrepreneurial approaches to improving the region's infrastructure. This position reports to the Division Director.Responsibilities
RequirementsConditions of Employment
- Solid experience in community economic development, with an emphasis on rural areas and an appreciation for barriers in rural areas and an ability to creatively pursue solutions suited to low-income rural areas.
- Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas: industrial site development, downtown/Main Street development, tourism development, outdoor recreation, renewable energy and power production development, broadband deployment, and brownfield development.
- Adept in the grants management processes and techniques consistent with sound business and industry practices including ability to monitor and administer assigned grants and develop specialized agreements for grants.
- Strong ability to facilitate diverse groups and individuals, including federal, state, and local partners, to advance their goals in a consultative and collaborative manner.
- Confidence with public speaking and experience with providing training and technical assistance to organizations in group and one-of-one settings.
- Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment; bring an energetic and innovative approach to work.
- Core competencies: accountability, adaptability, collaboration, communication, and critical analysis.
- Prior to hire, the selectee must successfully complete and maintain a background check/investigation.
- U.S. Citizenship required.
- Ability to travel (up to 25%).
- Management may select at any of the grade levels announced.
- A bachelor's degree or higher degree in a related field, preferred.
- Two years of work experience in one of the subject matter areas listed above, and with full life cycle grants management.
Please read the "Qualifications" section. Additional information
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