ARC offers a collaborative work environment and a competitive benefits package which includes health insurance, 401(k), 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. ARC generally follows the General Schedule Salary Table of the Federal government. ARC’s grades denoted by “NF” are equivalent to the federal grade(s) on the GS chart. This position is an NF-12 (DC locality).
Internal Number: 2021-17
ARC seeks a highly organized and collaborative team player to join our Research and Evaluation Division as a Program Analyst to provide overall project management and analysis of ARC’s Academies and Institutes initiatives, such as the Appalachian Leadership Institute, the ARC Oak Ridge Summer STEM Program and the Appalachian Teaching Project. These enhance ARC’s mission by providing experiential learning opportunities, network and skills building, and leadership development for students and individuals in the Appalachian Region. This position will partner with states, agencies, community groups, educational institutions and other stakeholders as needed to implement impactful experiential learning and leadership development models impacting next generation leaders, particularly those in distressed or rural communities in the Appalachian Region.This position reports to the Program Manager, Academies & Institutes.
Solid demonstrated project management experience to develop and follow project timelines and produce deliverables.
Strong analytical ability to identify, research, analyze, design, manage and communicate data and outcomes to various audiences.
Advanced experience using databases and Excel to maintain, track and report program metrics and outcomes as well as maintain ARCnet reporting and reimbursement process.
Exceptional writing skills for drafting RFP’s and Contractor/agreements and implementation process of scoring.
Adept knowledge of relevant leadership programs and/or event management, including speaker selection, field experience, networking with local and state officials.
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.