The Northern Kentucky Area Development District is seeking a qualified individual for the position of full-time Daster Resiliency Coordinator.
The Disaster Resiliency Coordinator will be responsible for assisting local entities with planning, procurement of funding, and implementation of projects and initiatives related to developing the region’s economic and disaster resiliency. Responsibilities include needs assessment, project development, and coordination of projects/initiatives; ensuring public engagement; assisting with all phases of grant application, development and administration; monitoring and compliance related to funding; and public relations including conducting public informational meetings, educational sessions, and facilitation of dialogue among various stakeholders – during this time, virtual and alternative techniques for information dissemination and stakeholder engagement will be needed for successful outreach and communication. Duties also include proving technical assistance and serving as a liaison between local, state, and federal partners.
This position necessitates the ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and diplomacy in working with local entities, eligible applicants, funding agencies and stakeholders. Additionally, this role requires the skills to successfully analyze data, source potential funding, develop grant proposals, and provide technical assistance. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate high personal integrity, creative thinking, achievement of goals through collaboration, and organizational skills including attention to detail. Candidate must have excellent communication and writing skills.
Funds for this position are from a two-year supplemental grant under the CARES act, which Congress passed to provide assistance in responding to the coronavirus. Funds are scheduled to expire June 30, 2022.
Bachelor’s degree in Government, Geography, Disaster mitigation, Public Administration, Business Administration, Planning, or another related field supplemented by 2 years of work experience in emergency management or a related field. Experience working with a variety of stakeholders strongly preferred. Grant writing experience a plus. Must possess strong analytical, problem-solving, and organization abilities. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills required. Strong computer skills related to databases, Microsoft Office, Outlook and Social Media required. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of excellent attendance and commitment to a team-oriented work environment.
Starting salary range from $37,000 to $39,000. DOQ. Excellent benefits. Temporarily remote-work options available.
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Position open until filled. EOE