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Project Administrator (Community Development)

Region 8 PDC Job Description

Job Title: Project Administrator

Department: Planning and Development

Reports to: Executive Director

FLSA status: Non-exempt


The Project Administrator is responsible for assisting local governments with the development of community facility projects, planning projects, economic development projects and other tasks as directed by the Executive Director. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


  1. Prepare grant applications for local governments

  2. Prepare loan applications for local governments

  3. Develop community facility projects with local governments

  4. Develop planning projects with local governments

  5. Develop environmental reviews for local governments on business facility projects

  6. Prepare required reporting for local projects, federal, state, etc.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  1. Proven administrative and management skills.

  2. Experience working with older persons and volunteers and/or children.

  3. A background in community development and/or social services delivery programs.

  4. Strong interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills.


The position requires a bachelor’s degree from a college or university or an associate degree with related experience. 


    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 


    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.



    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. 


    • Valid West Virginia Drivers License


    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


This position may require extensive travel, including overnight stays throughout the state and occasionally outside the state.


This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment and does not affect the “at-will” nature of the employment relationship. Programs of this agency are funded on a fiscal year-to-year basis and are subject to rescission by funding sources.

Please apply in one of the following ways:

1. Mail resume and cover letter. Address as:

Project Administrator Position

Region 8 PDC

131 Providence Ln. 

Petersburg, WV 26847

2. Email your resume and cover letter to

3. Submit the electronic form below.

*Please note that any form of submission must include your name and contact information

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