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Now Hiring an Assistant Economic Development Coordinator!

October 21, 2022

The Lake Champlain – Lake George Regional Planning Board (LCLGRPB) is seeking a full-time Assistant Economic Development Coordinator. In-office position is in the Village of Lake George, but job encompasses coordination with and travel to agencies in Clinton, Essex, Hamilton, Warren, and Washington Counties of New York State. This position assists in the creation of economic development projects with the potential for improving the economic base in the five-county region. Duties include performance of specialized economic development assignments including program research and administration, public outreach, technical program assistance, grant writing/administration, government liaison services, etc. The incumbent engages in extensive public contact and government agency coordination; effective communication skills are a critical function of this class. Must be able to deliver data and ideas clearly and concisely to legislative bodies and the public, both orally and in writing. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Economic Development Coordinator.

Minimum qualifications include graduation from a regionally accredited college or university with a master's degree in business, economics, planning or related field and one (1) year of experience in economic development, community development, grant administration, planning, public administration, or related field OR graduation from a regionally accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in business, economics, planning or related field and two (2) years of experience in economic development, community development, grant administration, planning, public administration, or related field OR graduation from a regionally accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree and four (4) years of experience in economic development, community development, grant administration, planning, public administration, or related field.

Competitive salary with benefits available. Position will be filled based on Civil Service requirements. A provisional appointment will be made with examination to be held at a later date. Candidate must meet civil service requirements for appointment following establishment of eligible list. Email resume and cover letter to: Beth Gilles, Director at beth.gilles@lclgrpb.org with the subject line “Assistant Economic Development Coordinator Resume” by November 28, 2022. Contact #: 518-668-5773. LCLGRPB is an EOE/AA Employer.

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