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Position:
Project Manager

Company:
Department of Commerce - Columbia, SC , USA


Job Description:

Job Posting : Project Manager I

SALARY

$56,210.00 - $104,000.00 Annually

LOCATION

Richland County, SC

JOB TYPE

FTE - Full-Time

JOB NUMBER

166584

AGENCY

Department of Commerce

OPENING DATE

07/05/2024

CLOSING DATE

7/18/2024 11:59 PM Eastern

CLASS CODE:

AK04

POSITION NUMBER:

60024081/66584

NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE:

Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

PAY BAND

 

Band 7

 

HIRING RANGE - MIN.

$56,210.00

HIRING RANGE - MAX.

$79,000.00

OPENING DATE

07/05/2024

EEO STATEMENT

Equal Opportunity Employer

AGENCY-SPECIFIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

Applications are incomplete if you fail to answer all questions, education, and work history. Incomplete applications are not referred to hiring managers. You may be asked to provide a certified transcript if selected for a position requiring a degree. A background investigation will be conducted that may include, but not limited to, criminal records, driver's license, credit check, and drug testing after a contingent offer of employment. Please explain any gaps in employment. A resume may be attached with your application, but not substituted for completing the work history section of the application.

VETERAN PREFERENCE STATEMENT

South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

Job Responsibilities

Minimum and Additional Requirements

Additional Comments

The South Carolina Department of Commerce promotes economic opportunity for individuals and businesses. The Department of Commerce assists with the location of new companies within the state, offering grants for community development and infrastructure improvement, to supporting existing industry, to helping new and existing businesses grow.
 
Department of Commerce is seeking a Project Manager to join our Business Incentives and Community Development division.  The Project Manager works to enhance the economic competitiveness of South Carolina’s rural communities through program innovation and grant funding maximization. The position also assists in the development, implementation, and administration of a variety of programs designed to create sustainable growth and economic opportunity and addresses social priorities in our rural communities. The Project Manager will also collaborate with county and community leadership to identify areas of need and opportunity.
 
Job Responsibilities:
 

  • Assists Program Manager with the administration of Rural Initiative, Growing Rural Communities, and Strategic Planning Initiative grant programs.
  • Assists county and community leaders with creating plans for economic development.
  • Responsible for all aspects of the South Carolina Rural Summit including venue and lodging selection, securing sponsorships, agenda development, speaker selection, event promotion & registration, and post-event evaluations. 
  • Identifies opportunities for collaboration with internal and external partners to benefit South Carolina’s rural communities.

A bachelor’s degree and relevant project management experience.

Knowledge of economic development practices and trends; ability to develop, organize, and facilitate economic development programming including budgeting and other related activities; ability to advise and guide local leadership to determine viable improvement goals and projects; ability to establish and build effective working relationships with staff and other diverse groups. The position requires excellent written and oral communication skills and experience with event planning.

The position requires moderate in-state travel and occasional overnight travel.
 

The South Carolina Department of Commerce offers an exceptional benefits package for FTE and TGE positions that includes:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse, and Children.
  • 15 days annual (vacation) leave per year.
  • 15 days sick leave per year.
  • 13 paid holidays.
  • State Retirement Plan and Deferred Compensation Programs.
  • Paid parental leave (effective October 1, 2022).
 

 

Agency
State of South Carolina
Agency
Department of Commerce
Address
1201 Main Street, Suite 1600

Columbia, South Carolina, 29201
Phone
803-737-9887 
803-737-0461 

THE LANGUAGE USED IN THIS DOCUMENT DOES NOT CREATE AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT BETWEEN THE EMPLOYEE AND THE AGENCY. THIS DOCUMENT DOES NOT CREATE ANY CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS OR ENTITLEMENTS. THE AGENCY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REVISE THE CONTENT OF THIS DOCUMENT, IN WHOLE OR IN PART. NO PROMISES OR ASSURANCES, WHETHER WRITTEN OR ORAL, WHICH ARE CONTRARY TO OR INCONSISTENT WITH THE TERMS OF THIS PARAGRAPH CREATE ANY CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.

 

 


Contact Information

Kenya Perez
1201 Main Street
Suite 1600
Columbia, SC 29201, USA
Phone: 803.737.9887
Fax: NA
KPEREZ@SCCOMMERCE.COM

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