Join our team! We’re hiring a program manager to deliver RDI’s renowned rural leadership development curriculum and economic vitality services throughout the Pacific Northwest, with a focus on Washington state.
This position will work with rural community members as they strive to create economic vitality and resiliency in their region, and provide hands-on leadership and program management. This position includes a wide range of responsibilities from program design to budgeting, stakeholder relations, participant recruitment, service implementation, and evaluation.
Ideal candidate will have a personal understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing rural communities in the Pacific Northwest and a passion for work that results in vital rural economies. Three years of direct experience in community or economic development, or five years of related experience that reflects an understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing rural communities, is required. Qualifications include bachelor’s degree in an area related to economic and community development; a master’s degree is preferred. Candidate must have outstanding ability to explain, teach, facilitate, and coach, and strong interpersonal, communication, and project management skills. Bilingual (Spanish) a plus.
The location of this position is flexible within the Pacific Northwest. Significant travel is required throughout the Pacific Northwest, predominantly in Washington.
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To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to:
Rural Development Initiatives Inc.
150 Shelton-McMurphey Blvd, Ste 201
Eugene, OR 97401
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please note, new deadline for applications is 8 am, Friday, February 7, 2020.