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Economic Development Coordinator

Company: Iowa Western Community College
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Job Description:

This position will work within the Economic Development department to assist companies and organizations across southwest Iowa and the metropolitan area. Duties will include:

  • Preparing documents and correspondence that require knowledge of legal terminology and formats such as contracts and policies
  • Performing various administrative tasks in support of Economic Development department;
  • Performing routine accounting tasks, i.e. posting entries, verifying and reconciling input to financial reporting system output, processing payments, and/or assisting in preparation of billings and other financial reports A qualified candidate for this position will possess good organizational skills and time management skills and be Detail-oriented, Capable of understanding, framing and resolving complex and unique assignments. This position will Respond to inquiries and contacts in other departments to resolve issues/problems.Required QualificationHigh school graduate or GED required. Two plus years administrative experience required, legal secretary or accounting support experience preferred. Efficient in all office equipment with high skill in use of Microsoft Office components required. Qualified candidates will possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills. Qualified candidates will be self-directed, able to work with minimal supervision, and accountable for performance. Ability to pass a background check, have a valid U.S Driver's License and a good driving record.Preferred Qualification-- Proficient in all Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams) -- Basic knowledge of accounting principles and terminology -- Detail-oriented -- Strong organizational skills -- Excellent written and verbal communication skills -- Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality -- Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community. Self-starter Physical DemandsInclude occasional lifting of 10 pounds, the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time, use hands to operate a computer keyboard, telephone, and other basic office equipment, regularly required to talk, hear and use a phone, and some travel, by vehicle, may be required. Reading, writing, calculating, and working with minimal supervision, a high degree of problem-solving, organizational skills, and high degree of inter-personal skills.Salary : $40,000Benefits Summary Iowa Western Community College offers an outstanding benefits package, including generous employer paid health, dental, life, disability plans and up to $2500 toward a Health Savings Account. Our retirement program includes the IPERS Pension Plan or TIAA with 9.44% employer contribution. We believe in work/life balance and employees get great perks, including free access to our brand-new Wellness Center and fitness classes (at no cost to employees and their spouses), paid vacation, sick leave, and up to 17 paid holidays per year, plus discounts on campus and other major retailers. Tuition Reimbursement is offered to all employees and their families and Tuition Assistance for employees equals thousands of dollars paid by IWCC toward an education at Iowa Western! We offer a quality of life that is hard to match in the metro area! Come explore the possibilities at IWCC , where --The World Is Waiting--!

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Keywords: Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs , Economic Development Coordinator, Other , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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