Experienced Planner, Southern Tier East Regional Planning Development Board

STE is the community’s local resource for federal investments with the Appalachian Regional Commission and the Economic Development Administration, where annual funding opportunities are available for non-profits and municipalities across the 8 member counties of Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Schoharie, Tioga, and Tompkins.

STE is looking for a talented grant writer to manage our local Area Development program. Recent investments include Hartwick’s Center for Food and Craft Beverage, Broome County’s Regional Farmer’s Market, Binghamton University’s Center for International Business Advancement, CADE Building Value-Added Dairy & Meat Processing Capacity in NYS, Tioga Arts & Agriculture Trail, Koffman Southern Tier Incubator and Innovative Readiness Training Medical & Engineering Programs in Cortland and Norwich.

A Bachelor’s degree in planning or closely related field and two (2) years related experience is required for the position. Proficient computer skills, experience with grant writing and grant management, administering government contracts, regional analysis and/or policy development is necessary. The right candidate will understand multi-county initiatives, have excellent written communication and data analysis skills, be able to perform under deadline pressures with limited supervision and handle diverse project activities.

This is a competitive civil service position, titled Regional Development Analyst II, with a flexible 37.5 hour work week, starting salary of $44-55K and platinum health care benefits. STE is an equal opportunity employer and member of the New York State and Local Retirement System. Full-time positions are available in Binghamton and Oneonta.

For consideration, please send your letter of interest and resume to ste@steny.org.