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Workforce development specialist 

Bishop State Community College

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Education, Business Administration, Public Relations, Public Administration, Communications or Human Resources is required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of full-time work experience in a clerical setting is required.
  • Master degree in Education, Business Administration, Public Relations, Public Administration, Communications or Human Resources is preferred.
  • Work experience in an individual manufacturing, economic development, workforce development, or chamber of commerce environment is preferred.

Campus: Main

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain calendars and schedules for individuals, groups, and/or meeting spaces, balancing  multiple schedules and priorities.
  • Make travel arrangements at the request of the Director of Workforce Development, following Business Office procedures and assist in processing travel documentations after traveling.
  • Prepare meeting agendas.
  • Proof and edit correspondences, presentations, and multiple formats.
  • Operate Adobe Acrobat or Google-based software products.
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets.
  • Input and process all requisitions for purchase orders. 
  • Process incoming and outgoing correspondence, including email.
  • Implement and maintain an easy and accessible physical and electronic filing system.
  • Answer a multi-line phone system and direct calls appropriately.
  • Greet and accommodate all visitor requests appropriately. 
  • Serve as the primary office point of contact.
  • Schedule quarterly business and industry client visits.
  • Drive to attend meetings and perform job at required locations.
  • Ensure data entered into any College software system is accurate.
  • Perform calculations and establish spreadsheets, as needed, for analysis of all Workforce Development. 
  • Coordinate and gather information for special, quarterly, and yearly reports for the Workforce Development Division.
  • Utilize effective computer software programs to communicate and correspond with potential, existing, or previous participants of current and former Workforce Development programs.
  • Respond to business and industry inquiries. 
  • Coordinate plans for conferences and meetings.
  • Maintain and purchase inventory of office supplies, equipment, etc.
  • Exercise good ethical and moral principles. 
  • Be able to learn new processes and policies internal to the College & Alabama Community College Systems quickly. 
  • Discern when confidentiality in work needs to be maintained and maintain that confidentiality. 
  • Communicate professionally in all forms of communication. 
  • Alert Director of Workforce Director of potential issues or problems incurred throughout the dispensation of Division activities. 
  • Assist with proposal development/implementation strategies of customized workforce development solutions for potential, new, and existing clients.
  • Perform research to gather information, answer questions, or resolve issues pertinent to the activities of the Workforce Development Division.
  • Assist in the restructure, development, and implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Assist and coordinate camps and special events for the Division.
  • Manage and schedule testing services provided through the Bishop State Testing Center.
  • Coordinate the work-study, part-time, and/or temporary employees and keep accurate time sheets to submit payroll.
  • Attend professional development seminars, training, and conferences as approved.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Workforce Development, Vice-President, and/or President.

Deadline to apply is Monday, May 29, 2017 at 5:00 pm. 

 

Click here to view more information on Salary, Application Procedure, Application Deadline, and Other

 

 


 

 

Director of business development & Investor relations

Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce

 

COMMUNITY AND ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

Do you want to live, work and play in a vibrant, family friendly community and be a part of helping it continue to grow?

Cullman is a place of abundant natural beauty where rich history of the past meets the dynamic growth of the future. Situated in the heart of North Alabama, Cullman County is a growing community with a family feeling.  Growth in the area has been fueled by new and expanding industries locating and growing in the area, a vibrant retail, restaurant and entertainment sector along with top ranked schools.

 

The Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce is “Converging for Success” through a plan to fuel economic growth and quality of life.  This plan and the organization are fueled with strong and growing business support and resources. With a rich history of almost 75 years of existence, the organization takes an active role in supporting area businesses, fueling tourism in the area and driving leadership growth in the community.

 

To learn more about the Cullman area and the Chamber of Commerce, we hope you will visit these links:

Chamber Launches Plan for Community Growth

Best Place to Raise Your Kids

Top Micropolitan for Economic Development

www.cullmanchamber.org

www.visitcullman.org

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Director of Business Development and Investor Relations will be responsible for driving the mission of developing new and enhanced business programming designed to lead the effort to identify and recruit a diverse mix of office and professional businesses, retain and grow existing business, and promote a balanced, high quality and diverse employment base throughout Cullman County.

This is an exciting opportunity for a forward-thinking, self-motivated and collaboration-driven leader with the vision to build relationships and grow the community through these relationships.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Assist in establishing a formal communications program to interface with all Cullman area business sectors to determine and provide solutions to existing business needs to allow them to grow and thrive. This will include: facilitating quarterly input sessions, conducting annual surveys and identifying “out commuting” patterns to identify what entices residents to leave Cullman for work.

·         Partner with other professional organizations to conduct seminars and workshops to provide identified education, training and problem solving for existing business owners.

·         Assist the Chamber in capitalizing on Alabama Workforce Council and Region 1 Workforce Council initiatives and strategic plan that has funding in place.

·         Assist in creating a business roundtable to give small businesses the opportunity to meet and share “best practices” and exchange ideas.

·         Support the development of a strategy to diversify the Cullman economic base through the successful recruitment of professional business sector companies. This will entail partnering with appropriate agencies for implementation.

·         Partner with other organizations, business and industry to develop workforce internships/apprenticeships that emphasize “soft communication skills” and “hard technical skills” to help prepare local workforce for the total skill set mix.

·         Target and recruit three “new-to-market” professional business sector companies each year.

·         Create and promote a “keep it local” campaign.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·         A Bachelor’s Degree business, sales/business development, marketing, entrepreneurship, economic development, real estate, communications, pubic relations or similar area and/or minimum of two years of professional experience with an emphasis in public or commercial development, project management, marketing, workforce development, business assistance and/or public/private finance.

·         Experience in a position working independently.

·         Experience in a position analyzing information to solve problems.

·         Experience in a position interpreting and communicating information written and orally.

·         Experience in a position developing and maintaining and growing relationships to foster mutual goals.

·         A resident of or a willingness to relocate to the Cullman area is required.

·         Experience in a position requiring negotiation skills.

·         Experience in a variety of computer applications including, but not limited to Microsoft Office Software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Outlook is required.

·         Experience owning, running and/or promoting a business is preferred.

·         Experience in position facilitating trainings, meetings, focus groups and/or roundtables is preferred.

·         Experience in a position working with private developers is preferred.

In addition, applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and have a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record. Before being hired, applicants will be required to complete a drug screen, background and credit check.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter expressing their specific interest in the position and resume to:

Horizon Point Consulting, Inc.

info@horizonpointconsulting.com

 


 

DIRECTOR OF community planning &development

Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce

 

COMMUNITY AND ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

Do you want to live, work and play in a vibrant, family friendly community and be a part of helping it continue to grow?

Cullman is a place of abundant natural beauty where rich history of the past meets the dynamic growth of the future. Situated in the heart of North Alabama, Cullman County is a growing community with a family feeling.  Growth in the area has been fueled by new and expanding industries locating and growing in the area, a vibrant retail, restaurant and entertainment sector along with top ranked schools.

 

The Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce is “Converging for Success” through a plan to fuel economic growth and quality of life.  This plan and the organization are fueled with strong and growing business support and resources. With a rich history of almost 75 years of existence, the organization takes an active role in supporting area businesses, fueling tourism in the area and driving leadership growth in the community.

 

To learn more about the Cullman area and the Chamber of Commerce, we hope you will visit these links:

Chamber Launches Plan for Community Growth

Best Place to Raise Your Kids

Top Micropolitan for Economic Development

www.cullmanchamber.org

www.visitcullman.org

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Director of Community Planning and Development will be responsible for driving the mission of identifying unmet community needs and convening and collaborating with Cullman area community partners to provide solutions to current and future quality of life challenges affecting Cullman County.  

This is an exciting opportunity for a forward-thinking, self-motivated and collaboration-driven leader with the vision to design a plan and the ability and passion to implement such a plan in order to meet and exceed desired outcomes.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Work with others to establish the Cullman area as a quality business and career destination through a media/marketing initiative that promotes Cullman County as a “live, raise a family, work, play community”.

·         Support the “plan in progress” to market walkable, livable downtowns within Cullman County.

·         Work with the Housing Task Group to create and implement a plan to remedy the affordable housing gap.

·         Encourage development of downtown core areas of Cullman and Hanceville to assist in renewing and strengthening those areas.

·         Identifying state and federal grants available to financially aid in the accomplishment of overall community goals.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·         A Bachelor’s Degree public or business administration, urban or community planning, real estate, economic development or a related field and/or a minimum of two years of professional experience with an emphasis in public or commercial development, construction, project management, marketing, economic/community development, business assistance and/or public/private finance.

·         Experience in a position working independently.

·         Experience in a position analyzing information to solve problems.

·         Experience in a position interpreting and communicating information written and orally.

·         Experience in a position developing and maintaining relationships and growing partnerships.

·         Experience in a position requiring negotiation skills.

·         A resident of or a willingness to relocate to the Cullman area is required.

·         Experience in a variety of computer applications including, but not limited to Microsoft Office Software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Outlook is required.

·         Experience in a position creating plans and projects and deadlines is preferred.

·         Experience in grant writing and/or administration is preferred.

·         Experience in a position working with the real estate sector and/or community development/planning is preferred.

In addition, applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and have a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record. Before being hired, applicants will be required to complete a drug screen, background and credit check.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter expressing their specific interest in the position and resume to:

Horizon Point Consulting, Inc.

info@horizonpointconsulting.com

 

 


 

 

Executive Director

Randolph County 

 

The Randolph County Economic Development Authority is seeking applicants for Executive Director. Individual must have excellent communication skills, be motivated, and willing to reside in Randolph County, Alabama within six months of employment. Salary will be based on qualifications and experience. Competitive benefits package. Applicants may send resume to kbenefield13@gmail.com. For a full job description contact Kimberly Carter at kcarter@chambersida.com. Application deadline is May 31, 2017

 

 


 

 

executive director

Selma Redevelopment Authority

 

The Selma Redevelopment Authority is in search of its first Executive Director to lead a place-based revitialization effort in one of America's most historic cities- Selma, Alabama. The SRA's purpose is to spearhead economic development and implement a community revitalization plan in Selma's downtown core. This is your chance to help build the SRA from the ground up- from managing its day-to-day functions to forging the coalition of residents, businesses and government necessary to create a 

dynamic and forward-looking community in the place that catalyzed America's Civil Rights movement. 

 

The SRA needs an executive director that can function as a visionary leader- dynamic, flexible and creative- who can build relationships within and between communities, designs and implement an effective long-range development plan, and lead a true revitalization of our historic town. If you are up to the challenge, we encourage you to apply!

 

For more details on Requirements, Competencies, and Education/Experience please click here

 

TO APPLY: Please send your (i) resume, (ii) a cover letter (with a required salary range included), and (iii) three references (with contact information) to info@selmadowntown.org by Friday, May 19, 2017. Please email info@selmadowntown.org for additional information about the job posting or SRA itself. 

 

 


 

 

 

REgional economic development specialist 

NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA REGIONAL COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS (NARCOG)

 

JOB SUMMARY:

NARCOG seeks a Regional Economic Development Specialist with one to three years of experience to join our tema to help improve the quality of life for our three county region. The position supports the administration of the small business loan fund program, preparation and administration of various grant programs, as well as research and preparation of planning reports and studies in support of our regional and economic development programs. Experience in the financial administration of loans and/or grants is preferred. BS degree in Planning, Finance, or a related field is required. 

 

Excelled Benefits Package

Starting Salary: $38,150

Visit http://narcog.org/ or a complete job description.

 

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to narcog-jobs@adss.alabama.gov by COB March 10, 2017. NARCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

 


 

President/CEO 

Jackson County Economic Development Board/Jackson county industrial development board

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the general direction of the Jackson County Economic Development Authority/Jackson County Industrial Development Boards, the essential functions of the job of President/CEO are to plan, coordinate, research, analyze, and implement economic development strategies and projects that improve and expand the economy of Jackson County, Alabama. This is to be accomplished through industrial recruitment of domestic and foreign industries and assisting existing industries with their expansion efforts.

 

After employment must reside in Jackson County.

 

Click here for full job description and application instructions.



 

Director of real estate and economic development

Mobile Airport authority

 

The Mobile Airport Authority is experiencing considerable growth as Airbus’s $600 million dollar Final Assembly line and its associated supply chain continue to expand.  Our existing industry and non-organic opportunities to compete for growth are intensifying as well.  The Authority is a fast paced and exciting place to work with an energized team that manages two Aeroparks.  One at Mobile Regional Airport with 3,000 acres and a new industrial park and the other at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookely with 1,700 acres and millions of square feet of industrial, aero, tech flex, office, and incubator space in our portfolio.   

Currently we have a very unique hybrid real estate/economic development opportunity open and we are looking for a new team member.  Reporting directly to the executive director this person will be responsible for the following key dimensions;

·         Contribute to our business development and lead generation strategy and plans

·         Provide significant leadership to our business development and economic development project management process     

·         Provide significant leadership to our deal structuring and closing efforts

·         Serve as a prospect construction/delivery liaison – Provide consultative approach with prospects to identify, conceptualize, and assist in translating requirements to our internal capital improvements team as well as contracted external partners while serving as an advocate and point of coordination for the prospect during construction 

·         Provide significant leadership to our industrial/corporate park redevelopment and development strategy and plans

·         Own our real estate portfolio support functions – Lease administration, contract administration, and guideline enforcement

·         Own our tenant relations, customer service, and existing industry business development program 

If you are interested, please apply by going to www.mobileairportauthority.com or e-mail your Cover Letter and CV/Resume to mechel@mobairport.com.

 

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7/23/2017 » 7/26/2017
2017 Summer Conference

Location

2 North Jackson Street, Suite 302
Montgomery, AL 36104

contact

phone (334) 676.2085
fax (334) 676.2087
info@edaa.org

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