JOB CATEGORY: Project Manager
Job Description: Regional Project Coordinator
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
The Regional Services Department of Texoma Council of Governments is responsible for a wide range of activities designed to improve the quality of life at the community level. Through regional planning and the implementation of area-wide development projects, the Department encourages using local resources to enhance economic opportunities while improving social conditions in a sustainable way.
SUMMARY OF POSITION
This is a 2-year GRANT-FUNDED position. The Regional Project Coordinator exercises discretion and independent judgment in the performance of a variety of technical, analytical, and administrative work related to assigned programs within the departmental framework of the Planning and Economic Development area. Duties include planning, organizing and implementing fiscal and program operations, as well as working in coordination with other TCOG programs as necessary.
The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following performance measures:
Manage the implementation of the EDA CARES grant, including:
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must develop knowledge of federal and state rules and regulations related to assigned programs; sound budgetary practices; and common research techniques. Must be able to understand, apply and communicate rules, regulations and guidelines prepared by state and federal agencies relating to assigned programs; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, program participants, service providers, and the general public; demonstrate proficiency in both written and oral communication; exhibit excellent computer skills including Word and Excel in a Microsoft Windows environment; analyze and interpret data; and identify problems and provide solutions.
Must be able to demonstrate a high level of professionalism and maintain a positive attitude.
Must have capacity to work in a multi-task work environment, either independently or as part of a team.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, public affairs, finance, business or a related field plus at least two years of experience in economic or community development are required. Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) strongly preferred. An equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position may be considered.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED
Appropriate driver’s license or available alternate means of transportation.