Position Opening:

City/County/Gov Program Development Manager

Posting Date: Feb. 4, 2019
Posting Closes: Feb. 22, 2019

To apply: Send letter of introduction, resume and references via email to Bethany Drake at bdrake@resourcetraining.com.


Resource is looking for a Program Development Manager who will report to the CEO and will develop, lead, promote, manage, and administer the organization’s City/County/Other Government Agency (CCOGA) shared services program on a day-to-day basis. This high-visibility role requires a high degree of emotional intelligence with effective and concise communication skills, interacting with a broad set of stakeholders – ranging from elected officials to city/county administrators.

Essential Functions

  1. Serve as a key resource and subject matter expert within an area of expertise that would be relevant to CCOGAs

  2. Responsible for prospecting, developing, and delivering services for our CCOGA members

  3. Maintain proactive communication with CCOGA members via phone and meeting consultation.

  4. Coordinate strategy and prepare content for proposals, partner contract, agreements and MOUs.

  5. Continually evaluate the CCOGA member needs and propose program enhancements and lines of service to meet those needs.

  6. Connect with other Service Cooperatives to advance the interest of CCOGA members

  7. At ease with communicating across levels of organizational hierarchy

  8. Able to juggle multiple priorities and are detail-oriented

  9. Develop, revise, and maintain/update key program processes, documents, communication plans, and training materials

  10. Continually monitor trends including economic indicators, political shifts, and other technological trends to better assist Resource in reevaluating its long-term strategic initiatives.

  11. Other duties as assigned



  1. Project Management.

  2. Problem Solving/Analysis.

  3. Communication Proficiency.

  4. Grant Writing Proficiency.

  5. Technical Capacity.

  6. Learning Orientation.

  7. Organizational Skills.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position and hours of work and days are generally Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Occasional evening work may be required as job duties demand. Travel throughout the service region will be common.


Desired Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree with 5-8 years, or a Masters Degree and 3-5 years of experience in the public sector.

  • Proven demonstration of program development experience.