Posted 04/30/2018

This is a responsible supervisory position.   Duties   include establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with area member governments; Developing economic and community development strategies; Directing and administering various  federal  and  state  economic   development, community   development,  resource  recovery,  and  related  services  and  activities;  Coordinating  and  collaborating   with   other   AACOG   programs   to   determine economic development and workforce training and job    opportunities; Providing    planning    and   technical assistance to member  governments; Monitoring  program budgets; Supervising   staff   with   attention   to   policy  compliance,   customer   services,   work    distribution,   counseling    and    performance appraisals;   Planning,   developing,   coordinating   AACOG’s   economic   development, resource recovery and weatherization   programs,   including  supervising  the   preparation   of   grant   applications   for   funding   assistance   to various  government  agencies   and   private   sector  businesses,  updating  the Comprehensive  Economic  Development  Strategy  (CEDS)  to  the   Economic  Development Administration (EDA), including, but not limited to disaster recovery efforts; Responsible    for    the    implementation    and administration of   the   Weatherization   Assistance   Program (WAP)   and   the Resource   Recovery   Program  in AACOG’s  thirteen (13) counties. Serves  as regional liaison between Community College   Districts   and  Economic Development Organizations; Provides staff support for various Advisory Committees; Provides   technical support to Regional Review Committee (RRC), the Community and Economic  Development Staff, and the Texas Association of Regional Councils (TARC); Administers multiple program budgets and researches new grant opportunities; Ensures compliance with funding grants, contracts and  agreements; Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with area  member governments; Oversees coordination of various workshops, such as Planning and Zoning, newly elected officials, economic development, Brownsfield, Basic Economic Development training for elected officials, and other state and federal workshops as appropriate Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Desired Degree: Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Government Relations or a related field. At least five (5) years of economic development,   community relations, government relations, or public administration experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skill, and abilities.

Non-smoker. Valid Texas driver’s license and reliable transportation required. Hours 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., M – F. Pay Grade: 25. Open until Filled. Only electronic online applications will be accepted.

 

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Position Type

Regular / Full Time

Salary

$76,473.51

Location

Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG), Tesoro Drive, San Antonio, TX, USA