Posted 11/3/2020

The Capital Area Council of Governments, CAPCOG, is a governmental organization serving the 10-county region surrounding the Austin metro area as an EDA-designated Economic Development District in charge of regional economic development policy and planning.  The Community and Economic Development Division provides technical assistance and support to local governments on issues related to planning and economic development, land use, disaster recovery, community development, grant administration, transportation planning, and related policy fields.

CAPCOG is seeking candidates for our Director of Community and Economic Development position to oversee agency’s work in economic development planning and policy, grant management and project development for EDA and CDBG programs, regional community development planning including workforce and transportation, and oversight of CAPCOG’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) implementation.. CAPCOG provides employee health insurance, a generous 401K program, professional development training and memberships, and a flexible work schedule.

Education

Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university with major coursework in political science and public policy, business/economic development, community and urban planning or a related field.

Experience

Minimum three years’ experience in planning, project development, economic development and community development required. Experience in managing budgets, contracts and grants, primarily EDA and CDBG, also required.

Salary range: $67,000-$78,000 depending on qualifications

Visit https://www.capcog.org/divisions/administrative-services#employment-opportunities for a complete job description, CAPCOG application and submission information. 

Application closing date:  November 13, 2020 or until filled

RESUMES WITHOUT COMPLETED, SIGNED CAPCOG APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

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Position Type

Regular / Full Time

Salary

$67,000-$78,000

Location

Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG), Austin, TX, USA