THIS IS A GRANT-FUNDEDPOSITION. EMPLOYMENT IS CONTINGENTUPONCONTINUEDFUNDINGFROMTHEGRANTPROVIDER.
This position requires a flexible, team player who will assist faculty, professional staff, & students w/technical assistance, applied research, data compilation/analysis, project administration, oral presentations, & report writing in the area of community & economic development. Position will directly apply knowledge of local & state economic development policies & tools specific to OH.
Essential Duties, Task and Responsibilities:
Interact and engage with external stakeholders (public, private and non-profit) on economic and workforce development initiatives in the region.
Compiling & analyzing publicly available economic, demographic, industry, & occupational data; conducting industry cluster & economic impact analyses, asset mapping; & other research using common economics-based statistical techniques.
Develop written reports and oral presentations to communicate research, data, and thought leadership to stakeholders.
Assist the supervisor & other faculty & staff with writing grant proposals & managing projects. Skills and Abilities:
Experience with Port Authorities, Special Improvement Districts, Joint Economic Development Districts, tax abatement/credit programs, enterprise bond funds, grant programs, workforce development, real estate redevelopment & other tools available to support economic development efforts in OH.
Strong oral communication skills are required to present to stakeholders & represent the School in public & private meetings.
Strong academic & 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. Experience with research and practice grounded in economic concepts and their application in a rural area is preferred.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a grant funded position and is available immediately after the search.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in city and regional planning, or economics/agricultural economics, or public policy, or a similar field.
At least one (1) year of work experience is also required.
Applicants must have a valid driver's license and the ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed to fulfill job duties.
Must have reliable Internet access at residence to support remote work when needed.
Planning Unit: Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service
Department: Voinovich School of Leadership & Public Affairs
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Jason Jolleyemail@example.com
Employment Type: full-time regular
Commensurate with qualifications. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and educational benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
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