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Economic Development Program Coordinator
Economic and Business Development
BGSU Main Campus
04/10/2019
05/02/2019
Ends at 11:59 pm Bowling Green, OH local time
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This position will require a flexible, team player who will assist the Director and Assistant Director with technical assistance, applied research, data compilation/analysis/visualization, project administration, oral presentations, & report writing in the area of community & economic development. 

  • Conduct collection, analysis, and visualization of economic and demographic data for a range of private, public, and non-profit stakeholders.  
  • Interact and engage with external stakeholders from the private, public, and non-profit sectors on economic and workforce development initiatives in the region.   
  • Identify and write grant proposals for applied research projects that improve economic, community, and workforce development in the region.  
  • Develop written reports and oral presentations to communicate research, data, and thought leadership to stakeholders. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree required in Public administration, political science, data analytics, economics, city and regional planning, business administration or another relevant field. Successful candidate must have Bachelor’s degree conferred at the time of application. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and comply with the university’s vehicle use policy.   



Also the following experience is required:

  • Two years of either economic development, research, report writing, or data analytics experience.  Two years of graduate experience in any of the areas would qualify as well.

 


Salary

Full-time, grant-funded , administrative staff position available. Administrative Grade Level 354. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefit package available.  This is a grant-funded position.  Duration of employment is contingent on continued availability of funding. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of economic development policies and practices in Ohio including tax abatement/credit programs, grant programs, and other tools available to support economic development. 
  • Skill in manipulating Census, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Bureau of Labor Statistics and other data using data tools such as Tableau, ArcGIS, and R. 
  • Skill in conducting economic impact analysis using IMPLAN and presenting results in a graphically appealing way using tools such as Publisher and Adobe Illustrator.
  • Interpersonal communication skills and ability to foster partnerships with external and internal stakeholders.   
  • Ability to conduct applied research, data compilation/analysis, data visualization, project administration, oral presentations, and report writing in the area of community and economic development. 
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