Economic Development Program Associate – Ohio University – Adams County Ohio

Apr 7, 2020Jobs

Job Title Economic Development Program Associate
Applications Accepted From University Wide
Special Instructions to Applicants

THIS IS A GRANTFUNDED POSITION. EMPLOYMENT IS CONTINGENT UPON CONTINUED FUNDING FROM THE GRANT PROVIDER. POSITION START DATE 06/01/20.

This position is located in Adams County Ohio.

Please complete the online application and attach required documents. Required documents include a detailed cover letter, current resume, and a list of at least three (3) professional references with current details, including email addresses.

The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by April 10, 2020.

This position is eligible for the following benefits: medical, vision, dental, basic and supplemental life, winter break closure, paid holidays, educational benefits for you and eligible dependents, sick leave, vacation, and retirement.
Posting Number 20162923S
Job Description

THIS IS A GRANTFUNDED POSITION. EMPLOYMENT IS CONTINGENT UPON CONTINUED FUNDING FROM THE GRANT PROVIDER.

This position is located in Adams County Ohio.

This position requires a flexible, team player who will assist faculty, professional staff, and students with technical assistance, applied research, data compilation/analysis, project administration, oral presentations, and report writing in the area of community and economic development. Position will directly apply knowledge of local and state economic development policies and tools specific to OH. As such, the position requires a familiarity and experience with Port Authorities, Special Improvement Districts, Joint Economic Development Districts, tax abatement/credit programs, enterprise bond funds, grant programs, and other tools available to support economic development efforts in OH.

Additional position duties include compiling and analyzing publicly available economic, demographic, industry, and occupational data; conducting industry cluster and economic impact analyses; and other research using common economics-based statistical techniques. Strong oral communication skills are required to present to stakeholders and represent the School in public and private meetings. Strong academic and professional writing skills are required to contribute to research reports.

The position will assist the supervisor and other faculty and staff with writing grant proposals and managing projects. Prior experience as an economic development practitioner in the State of Ohio is highly desired.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in economics, public policy/administration, business, city and regional planning or another relevant field.

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel as needed to fulfill job duties.

Preferred Qualifications Master’s degree in economics, public policy/administration, business, city and regional planning or another relevant field is preferred.
Department Voinovich Schl of Leadership & Public Affairs
Pay Rate Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Employees also enjoy a generous benefit package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and educational benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
Job Open Date 04/03/2020
Posting Close Date The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by April 10, 2020.
Job Category Administrative appointment
Months 12
Planning Unit Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs
Work Schedule M-F 8AM-5PM. Some evenings and weekends, as required.
Campus Athens
Expected hours worked per week 40
Expected duration of assignment ongoing
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position. Jason Jolley, jolleyg1@ohio.edu
Diversity Statement Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Ohio University is a member of the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. www.ohwpawvherc.org
Job Information
Employment Type full-time regular
Job Family/Subfamily Academic and Program Management-Research and Program Management
Career Track & Level IC 1
Pay Grade CA&P|14|
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