Job – Community Development Director (NCNMEDD)

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CLOSES: Open until filled

North Central New Mexico Economic Development District (NCNMEDD) is seeking highly motivated applicants for the Community Development Director position. This position will be responsible for the overall implementation of community and economic development responsibilities for NCNMEDD’s region, including direct assistance to our tribal and local member governments.  This individual will formulate, plan, organize, monitor, execute and evaluate projects and programs throughout the eight-county region with measurable outcomes, and manage staff who cover a range of programs and activities.  This is a full-time Exempt position located in the Santa Fe, New Mexico, office, and requires extensive travel within the NCNMEDD region.

This individual will supervise and support:

  • Community and economic development efforts of the agency including federal and state grants, contracts, and work programs;
  • Fee-for-service contracts and scopes of work for fiscal agency, grant administration, project management, grant writing and related services;
  • Technical assistance to member governments for Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plans, capital outlay requests, state appropriations and local government budgeting and reporting on an as-needed basis; and
  • Development and implementation of the Regional Transportation Work Program for Northern Pueblos Transportation Planning Organization and Northeast Regional Transportation Planning Organization (NPRTPO and NERTPO).

This position also serves as a liaison for providing useful and timely information at all levels of government, responding to constituent requests, and working closely with the Executive Director to address the needs of the region.

Additional information, including additional examples of work performed and qualifications and skills required, are available in the complete job posting, found under NCNMEDD’s Employment Opportunities webpage ( ).

Salary will vary based on education and experience. Position will remain open until filled. NCNMEDD provides Public Employee Retirement Association of New Mexico (PERA) retirement. Quality benefits package includes medical, dental, retirement and paid time off. Candidate selected for full-time employment must successfully complete all pre-employment requirements prior to commencing employment.

Applicants must complete NCNMEDD Employment Application at and e-mail letter of interest and résumé to Monica Abeita, Executive Director at