Economic/Community Development Analyst 9-11

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

About the organization

About MDARD:
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) is comprised of six divisions that use a customer-driven, solution-oriented approach to cultivate and expand new economic opportunities for the food and agricultural sector; safeguard the public's food supply; inspect and enforce sound animal health practices; control and eradicate plant pests and diseases threatening the $104.7 billion food and agriculture system; preserve the environment by which the farming community makes their living and feeds consumers; and protect consumers by enforcing laws relating to weights and measures.

Duties

The Agriculture Development Division works to promote the economic development of the food and agriculture industry. This position functions as an agriculture and rural development analyst responsible for meeting with business representatives, community officials, food and agriculture industry representatives, state and federal agency, and other partners to assist in identifying regional needs to meet community growth and development goals for specific geographic regions, as assigned. Additional Position Description details listed and linked on announcement.

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience
Education
Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major.

Experience

Economic/Community Development Analyst 9

No specific type or amount is required.

Economic/Community Development Analyst 10

One year of professional experience in commercial financial analysis, marketing, international marketing, workforce development, or public, private economic, or community development equivalent to an Economic/Community Development Analyst 9; or, involving the creation, financing, and business operations or providing information and services to business executives or communities in such areas as financing options and packaging, research and analysis on community and economic or workforce development issues, professional tax and/or credit analysis, unemployment and workers compensation analysis, evaluating loan or grant applications, developing and implementing programs to identify export markets of Michigan products.

Economic/Community Development Analyst P11

Two years professional experience in commercial financial analysis, marketing, international marketing, workforce development; or public or private economic or community development equivalent to an Economic/Community Development Analyst, including one year equivalent to an Economic/Community Development Analyst 10; or, involving the creation, financing, and operation of a business or providing information and services to business executives or communities in such areas as

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