Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning and Development Organization

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Economic Development Planning Program Manger position available

The Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning and Development Organization (NEFCO), a regional
council of governments, has an immediate opening for an Economic Development Planning Program
Manager. This is a full-time, permanent position. It is not an entry level position. The selected candidate
will report directly to the Executive Director and will be responsible for administrating the Partnership
Planning grant awarded to NEFCO by the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA). NEFCO
was designated by EDA in 1978 as an Economic Development District.
NEFCO also has a USEPA Brownfields Coalition Assessment grant for one of its counties. The selected
candidate will administer the third and final year of this exciting grant.

Responsibilities and Related Activities

Qualifications
A Master's Degree with pertinent planning or governmental experience. An exceptional candidate with a
Bachelor's Degree and pertinent planning or governmental experience may be considered. Degree
concentrations should be in business, city or regional planning, economics, or geography. Other related,
relevant fields will be considered.

Other qualities needed from potential candidates:

Valid State of Ohio driver's license, a good driving record, and possession of liability coverage required. Candidate should be willing to use personal transportation with mileage reimbursement or have access to
alternative transportation for primarily in-region travel

Compensation and Benefits
Salary negotiable, subject to background and experience; candidates should indicate desired salary.
Sick leave (120 hours accrued per year), paid holidays, 2 weeks vacation, compensatory time provided
for approved overtime.

Free parking in deck adjoining office.

Employer/employee contributions to the State retirement system

->Position open until filled; review of cover letters and resumes will begin immediately

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to:
Joseph Hadley, Jr.
Executive Director
NEFCO
175 S. Main Street, #211
Akron, OH 44308


Attn: Rebecca Morgan, Administrative Assistant

Candidates may email cover letter and resume to HR@nefcoplanning.org

Subject: Economic Development Planning Program Manager

No phone calls please

 

 

 

 

February 2017