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The Central Nebraska Economic Development District (CNEDD) is seeking a Community Development Specialist to serve 14 counties in Central Nebraska. CNEDD is looking for the right person who has a passion, and commitment, for providing high quality technical assistance to local units of government. CNEDD is a voluntary association of 14-counties and their municipalities formed under the Inter-local Cooperation Act to identify common problems, their solutions and to provide continuing support for efficient and effective government among its members.

Responsibilities include: Primary duties include working with local governmental units to manage/administer existing projects and package new State and Federal grant requests, providing CDBG general administrative assistance, and responding to requests for technical assistance.

Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of local, state and federal government and community and economic development funding programs a plus. Experience with Broadband needs and planning a plus, but not required.  Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Applicable experience will be considered in place of specific degree. Good written/oral communication skills important, and the ability to maintain strong working relationships with organizations and persons associated with CNEDD. Moderate to high level of computer skills. Will require travel in Central Nebraska counties (may be 1-2 evening meetings per week). Must have a valid driver’s license, and must reside in the 14-county region served by CNEDD.

Salary and Benefits: Wage is commensurate with education/experience for this level position. Paid vacation and sick leave.

Send Resume to:  Carla Kimball, Central Nebraska Economic Development District at  For questions about position, please call Judy Petersen at 402-340-0106, or Carla Kimball at 402-394-1755.

CNEDD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.