Submit Job Postings


NREDA provides its members space to post a position on the NREDA website, plus a one-time email distribution to NREDA members, for low fee of $50.00. The fee for non-members to post a position and for a one-time email distribution to NREDA members is $150.00.

The process for submitting a job posting is simple:

Email a short paragraph to staff@nreda.org inclusive of the recommended guidelines for employment opportunities.
(See recommended guidelines.)  To make the payment for your posting contact Kelly at (515) 334-1074.  You will be required to make the payment prior to NREDA posting your job opportunity.


Allow two business days for the position to be posted online and for the one-time email delivery of the notice to be sent to NREDA members. If the timing of NREDA's quarterly Rural Developer newsletter copy deadline coincides with the timing of the employment opportunity, the listing will also be placed in the newsletter.



Recommended guidelines to include:
  • Date employment opportunity is to be posted
  • Title of position
  • Name of Organization/Company/Cooperative/Corporation/Association
  • Qualifications and skills required for the position Additional special needs to fulfill responsibilities of this position Salary range (optional)
  • Process to apply (send resume and references)
  • Contact information and instructions for candidate to proceed with the application process (please include a telephone number and/or email address along with mailing address information)
  • Deadlines for application
  • Date employment opportunity is to be removed from NREDA.org

For additional information about posting employment opportunities, contact the NREDA Executive Director at director@nreda.org

Job Postings


Position: Program Analyst 
Employer: Appalachian Regional Commission

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) is an economic development agency of the federal government and 13 state governments focusing on 420 counties across the Appalachian Region. ARC’s mission is to innovate, partner, and invest to build community capacity and strengthen economic growth in Appalachia to help the Region achieve socioeconomic parity with the nation. www.arc.gov 

Responsibilities:
ARC seeks a Program Analyst to coordinate and manage Federal grants and provide technical assistance to communities on developing strategic investments. The portfolio of the role will be investments generally related to business, community capacity building, education, health, and workforce development. Projects are initiated by the thirteen state partners or made through a competitive process, while collaborating with federal and state administering agencies, Local Development Districts (LDDs), ARC grantees, and other community-based organizations throughout Appalachia. This position reports to the Division Director.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in community economic development, with an emphasis on rural areas and an appreciation for barriers in rural areas and an ability to creatively pursue solutions suited to low-income rural areas
  • Federal grants management processes and techniques consistent with sound business and industry practices including ability to monitor, evaluate and administer assigned grants and develop specialized agreements for grants
  • Ability to facilitate diverse groups and individuals, including federal, state and local partners, to advance their goals in a consultative and collaborative manner
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment and bring an energetic and innovative approach to his or her work
  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in a related field
  • Successful completion (prior to hire) and maintenance of background security review
  • Ability to travel (25%)


Why ARC?
The ARC team works collaboratively with our states and development districts to strengthen the future of our communities through investments in areas such as health, entrepreneurship, coal-impacted regions, and infrastructure.  ARC offers a collegial work environment, convenient location near Dupont Circle (Washington, DC), and a competitive benefits package which includes health insurance, retirement, paid time off, commuting subsidy, professional development, etc. This is not a federal position; however, if a federal employee is selected for this position and transfers without a break in service of more than three calendar days, he or she may be able to continue his or her retirement and life/health insurance benefits. 

To Apply https://appalachianregionalcommission.applytojob.com/apply/p8h8xWEwGT/Program-Analyst?source=NREDA 

ARC is an equal opportunity employer. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Allison Thiriez at 202.884.7712 or at hr@arc.gov.