Program Officer

Program Officer

Website The Mecklenburg County Office of Economic Development

Location: Charlotte, NC
Position:  Program Officer



Performs research and analysis for an assigned County Department or Division. This position works independently and is responsible for managing projects, advising management on results and recommending necessary adjustments to department procedures.


The Business Diversity & Inclusion (BDI) Program Officer is an administrative professional, specialized in managing, coordinating, and overseeing the planning, implementation, marketing and evaluation of different programs and projects. The selected candidate will be mission-driven, team-oriented and have a can-do approach in supporting the growth of an innovative and growing Business Diversity & Inclusion (BDI) program.  This position is responsible for coordination of vendor diversity programs, inclusion policies, guidelines, and procedures. Serves as the liaison between Mecklenburg County and the business community with primary focus on identifying minority, women, and small businesses; outreach, training, and engagement; project management with focus on program development and coordination; data management, reporting, and process improvement.  The BDI Program Officer will be a proven leader with demonstrated success in the delivery of services to diverse communities. The candidate should have demonstrated relationship building skills, success in directing and coordinating collaborative programs and projects. Strong preference will be given for experience working in or with diverse small businesses.  The ideal candidate will be able to collaborate and influence the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion by guiding and advising small businesses and teams and delivering on inclusion efforts under the direction of the BDI Program Leadership.  The BDI Program Officer will also have special projects, as assigned by BDI Program Leadership.

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