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Special Projects Coordinator
JOB TITLE: Special Projects Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Economic Development/Regional Planning


SUPERVISION: Reports to and receives general and specific supervision from the Executive Director of the Bootheel Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Administer and monitor projects and grants for compliance with federal, state and local regulations as pertains to regulations and guidelines regarding local citizen participation, environment review, labor procurement, civil rights and other assignments as required.

Maintain control of wage rates and grant financial information for preparation of monitoring by federal, state and local agencies.

Research, analyze, and organize data into written reports using computer techniques, composition, and editing skills. Provide assistance to the Regional Planner in completing and updating comprehensive plans, which includes data entry.

Assist the Executive Director, Community Development Director, and Regional Planner in providing services to member cities and counties as related to local projects in a variety of Commission activities.

Performing other assigned tasks as directed by the Executive Director. It is not intended as an employment contract, it is intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees of the Bootheel Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory/ management personnel, regardless of job title routine duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB: Ability to work with a wide range of staff and others inside and outside the Commission, have excellent verbal and writing communication skills, have a high degree of computer skills, including a better than average knowledge of Windows. Ability to make formal and informal presentations to both small and large groups of people, including advisory boards, city councils, county commissioners and state legislators, operate a motor vehicle for travel extensively throughout the Bootheel Six County Region, as well as attend workshops and meetings in various locations state-wide, ability to remain flexible to changing priorities and deadlines, work well under pressure, maintain appropriate tact and courtesy with the general public, elected officials, councils, agencies, commission, business and industry owners and manages and co-workers. Requires a strong sense of responsibility, superior judgment, high motivation, excellent initiative and attention to detail. Also, ability to comprehend financials statements related to program applications, and monitor various types of programs with regards to federal/state and local regulations and guidelines.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND JOB REQUIREMENTS: Working towards or completed Bachelor's Degree in Management/Public Administration with a strong background in Public Administration, Political Science, or other closely related field, or the equivalent experience and other education will be considered. Grant writing and grant administration skill or the capacity and willingness to attend training and prepare project applications for business and industry. Data entry experience is preferred.

Please send resume to:
Bootheel Regional Planning
Hannah Barnett, Interim Executive Director
105 E. North Main
Dexter, MO 63841

Bootheel Regional Planning Commision

105 E. North Main, Dexter, MO 63841 
Phone: (573) 614-5178 Fax: (573) 614-5182 
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