Assistant Economic Development Coordinator

Lake George Regional Planning Board (LCLGRPB)
October 28, 2022
Lake George, New York
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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.

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 [email protected] 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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Joe McKinney serves as Executive Director of the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO). Headquartered in Washington DC, NADO provides advocacy, education, research, and training for the nation’s 500+ regional planning and development organizations.

Joe has thirty-one years of experience having served in city, county, regional, national association, and government management since 1991. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Policy Analysis from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a candidate for a master’s degree in Public Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill.

McKinney has provided congressional testimony on numerous occasions regarding the importance of regional development organizations in helping shape the nation’s economic growth. He is nationally recognized for promoting innovative solutions in areas such as planning and economic development, workforce development, transportation and transit, and aging services.

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