Economic Development Administrative Analyst

For over 40 years, AEDC has fostered economic and community development in cooperation with regional partners to build and maintain healthy communities.  AEDC is a 501(c)(3) Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), certified by the U.S. Treasury Department’s CDFI Fund. Headquartered in Humboldt County, our mission is to promote and foster economic development within underserved communities and among disadvantaged populations throughout Northern California. As a nonprofit, mission-driven entity, we offer access to affordable loan capital and business development services to small businesses and nonprofit organizations that are financially viable but have difficulty accessing affordable capital from banks or other conventional lenders.  AEDC also offers programs that support economic prosperity, building networks and convening stakeholders and by facilitating public/private partnerships.  As a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), we are a private financial institution that is dedicated to supporting the economic stability of the Northern California communities with a deep commitment to racial equity and a just economy, including an ability to build relationships with Tribal Nations and with businesses and leadership organizations supporting communities of color.


Do you want to make a lasting impact in communities across the Northern CA Coast? Come join our team to support exciting new community economic development programs! We’re looking for someone with initiative and strong analytic skills to perform responsible administrative, budgetary, organizational, systems, and community liaison work; support processes to administer public funding and contracts; and recommend/implement policies and procedures to ensure communities access grant funds enabling their participation in new economic development projects.  This is a full-time, benefitted position that is grant funded for approximately 2 years; employment past this time is contingent on receipt of future funding and organizational need.


Performing a variety of responsible and detailed analytical work to support project teams and collaborate closely with Executive staff. Projects may involve contract processes and management, , policy and procedure development for funding and contract administration, budget and invoice monitoring, programmatic and administrative financial reporting and analyses or other project needs related to managing public funding and contracting across multiple counties in our service region. This position requires establishing positive relationships with diverse project stakeholders to provide excellent support, strong communication skills and exercising independent judgment in selecting approaches and analytical techniques, and in making sound recommendations. This position will require some travel in Northern California Coastal Counties.


$48,000 - $58,000 annual salary DOE


Click here for more information or to apply. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Plan and conduct administrative functions relating to the activities and operations of grant-funded community economic development programs.

Work with the Finance Director to analyze alternatives and make recommendations regarding budget development and administration, contracting policy, procedure modifications, etc.

Conduct analyses and prepare reports related to the efficient management of public funds by gathering information and monitoring expenditures.

Identify, develop and implement analytical approaches, templates and information-gathering processes to obtain required information and data for completeness.  Help develop and implement work plan goals and objectives.

Support and manage contracting processes.

Provide assistance to contractors on reporting requirements, conduct site visits, provide contractor support and monitor activities.

Collaborate with program staff and coordinate activities with project partners and subcontractors.

Serve as liaison and staff support to a variety of committees and collaboratives.

Prepare technical reports, correspondence and other written materials.


Knowledge of:

Principles, practices and methods of administrative, budgetary and/or organizational analysis.

Business computer user applications, including excel and Salesforce (preferred).

Public administration principles and practices.

Basic budgetary principles and practices.

Basic organization functions and operations of a financial or public agency.

 Skill in:

Analyzing administrative, operational and organizational problems, evaluating alternatives and reaching sound conclusions.

Collecting, evaluating and interpreting varied information and data, either in statistical or narrative form.

Coordinating multiple contracts and meeting critical deadlines.

Interpreting and applying laws, regulations, policies and procedures.

Preparing clear, concise and complete reports and other written materials.

Maintaining accurate records and files.

Exercising sound independent judgment within established guidelines.

Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.

Desirable Education and Experience:

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in business, public administration, planning or a field related to the work.

In addition to the above, two years of professional level experience in administrative, management, public programs/systems, operations, budgetary or similar analyses.

A valid Driver’s License and insurance is required.


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  • Deanna Norcross
    published this page in Job Board 2023-01-09 18:19:56 -0500