Economic Development Coordinator

Opening Date: 06/21/2019

Deadline Date: 09/21/2019

This is a Full Time employment opportunity.

Location of Opportunity: Tribal —

The Economic Development Coordinator oversees the Economic Development Office. The ED Coordinator works primarily in capacity building of economic activity for the Tribe to implement economic development initiatives, including facilitating community and economic development in order to identify and establish economic development opportunities. In addition, the ED Coordinator: identifies opportunities for regional economic development and the development of small businesses on the Reservation; works to secure funding for economic development activities and programs, promotes the Tribe in order to expand economic development opportunities, and performs other related duties as directed, promotes cooperation with Tribal departments, public agencies, educational institutions, businesses and community groups; and generally works towards the advancement of economic development plans and initiatives for the Tribe. A full position description is available upon request upon request.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Economic Development, Business Administration, or Public Administration or a related field from an accredited college or university; At least five years of work experience in economic or community development or redevelopment in the public or private sector preferably working in/with a tribal government organization; Must possess a valid NM Driver’s License; and Must submit and pass drug screening and criminal background check.
Preferred Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, or a related field preferred; and Designation as a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), educational experience in pursuit of designation as CEcD, or other economic and/or community development certification. Tribal preference and Native American Indian preference shall apply to all positions. Submit letter of interest and resume.

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