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Economic Development Coordinator

Company: Piedmont Triad Regional Council
Location: Kernersville
Posted on: May 3, 2024

Job Description:

CATEGORY: Workforce Development EOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is responsible for a wide range of departmental tasks that cover Workforce and Economic Development. There is a strong emphasis on organizational and technical writing skills related to grant application and grant administration. The ability to write and proofread copy for materials along with strong communication and interpersonal skills is required. Individual must be able to work independently and prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and follow through on issues in a timely manner. Coordinate activities (program operations and planning) and ensure timely flow of information to and from team members, service providers and community, business, and industry partners. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with outside agencies, local and state governments, private industries, and community organizations is an advantage.PM21 POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Business Services and Economic Development CoordinatorThe Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) is the lead regional governmental organization for the 12 county Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. The PTRC seeks an energetic, detail-oriented Business Services and Economic Development Coordinator to join our team and work within the programmatic and strategic areas within Workforce Development. The employee will assist in the programmatic oversite and document preparation of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) initiatives; supporting work-based learning activities; quality assurance reviews; and coordinating programmatic functions and interacting with outside agencies. Additional duties include researching, collecting and analyzing data, and generating reports. Assisting with special projects relative to work based learning and incumbent worker activities, as well as other specific program areas. Prioritizing and managing multiple projects simultaneously and following through on issues in a timely manner is a priority for this role. Coordinating activities (program operations and planning) and ensuring timely flow of information to and from team members, community, business, and industry partners is an aspect of work.The ideal candidate for the Business Services and Economic Development Coordinator requires the ability to navigate specialized software and become familiar with reporting processes. Some experience of working for a few years in an office setting interacting with partners and team members is expected. Acceptable education is a bachelor's degree in public administration, business, marketing or a related area, or an equivalent combination of training and work experience. Higher levels of education may substitute for experience where necessary competencies can be demonstrated. There is an emphasis on organizational skills and the ability to arrange events and logistics with consideration for a variety of details; ability to write and proofread copy for materials along with strong communication and interpersonal skills. Individual must be able to work independently. Visits to field sites or driving a vehicle more complex than a standard automobile may be required. If you are selected to fill the role of Business Services and Economic Development Coordinator, you will need to present a valid North Carolina Driver's License, pass the pre-employment drug screen and background screening process. Travel throughout 12-county region is required. Other travel may be required on occasion. All of our PTRC staff is required to complete a six-month probationary employment period.Salary $50,233.28 DOQ. Organization provides excellent benefits including NC Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System (NCLGERS) and participates in Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLFP). ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: At the Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC), we work to implement creative regional solutions to improve the lives of the community. When you visit our vibrant office conveniently located in Kernersville, the center of the Triad, you find our passionate staff members working diligently to fulfill our mission. Our office is on the southside of the Interstate 40 at the NC Highway 66 interchange. It is a 20-minute drive to downtown Greensboro, Winston Salem, or High Point. Our location is equipped with an electric charging station.Our organization has seven core departments; Area Agency on Aging, Criminal Justice, Economic Development, Community Development Services, Management Services, Regional Planning, and Workforce Development. Our staff in each department specializes in serving its niche of the Triad community.PTRC employees are constantly looking for ways to innovate and expand our programs. We look for ways to enrich our lives in and outside of the workplace. If you are passionate about serving the public and desire to grow and expand your skillset, the PTRC could be an excellent fit for you!The PTRC hires and retains staff that is at the top of their field. SALARY RANGE: Salary $50,233.28 DOQ. Organization provides excellent benefits including NC Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System (NCLGERS) and participates in Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt FULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-Time LOCATION: NC, KernersvilleOPEN DATE: 3/19/2024 Document Upload: PIbf2539b9324e-31181-34061045

Keywords: Piedmont Triad Regional Council, Winston-Salem , Economic Development Coordinator, Other , Kernersville, North Carolina

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