The Economic Development Manager will work under the supervision of the Associate Director of Economic Development to manage NCGrowth's economic development research projects. The Economic Development Manager will have knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques for supporting business growth, facilitating entrepreneurship, and developing strategic plans. The Manager will be responsible for project management, supervising graduate student analysts, economic development research design and analysis, partnership development, and grant reporting.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
This position requires excellent oral and written communication, knowledge of economic development principles and trends, knowledge of research methods and study design including data collection/analysis and interpreting/reporting results, ability to manage resources and monitor activities associated with the progression of multiple concurrent projects and programs, and ability to instruct, train and supervise graduate student analysts.
Master's degree in planning, public administration or related field, and 2 years professional experience in economic development or related field.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 166901
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