POSITION TITLE:            Senior Economic Development Planner

STATUS:                                Part-Time, Non-Exempt

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

Region Nine Development Commission is seeking a part-time Senior Economic Development Planner to support economic development planning in our nine counties. The position will report to the Economic Development Director and compensation is based on applicable experience.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION

  • Develop plans for local implementation of economic development efforts in rural communities
  • Execution of existing and upcoming grants, and providing support to new and existing stakeholders
  • Provide support to new and existing stakeholders
  • Oversees community engagement activities, initiatives, and events.
  • Organizes and facilitate community engagement activities.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in leading economic and community development efforts in rural areas
  • Experience leading internal capacity building efforts
  • Possess some international experience
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer service and response
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Forward-thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions

COMPENSATION

  • Based on applicable experience

HOW TO APPLY

  • Applications will be accepted until the position is filled
  • Click the “Apply Now” button below to complete an online application
  • Attach a cover letter addressed to Executive Director Nicole Griensewic along with your resume
  • Please contact Heather Bartelt at 507-387-5643 with questions

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will perform additional reasonably-related job duties as assigned by the executive director.

Region Nine Development Commission reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Region Nine Development Commission is an EOE/ADA Employer.