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Careers

Title VI

EMPLOYMENT

Join our small but powerful team! We value service, flexibility, teamwork, “can-do” spirit, and love for our communities and region. Our team members enjoy excellent benefits, including health and dental insurance, participation in the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS) and a generous PTO program. ECICOG employees have the option to work from home two days a week.

Homeless Systems Manager

Are you someone who has worked toward solving housing issues for vulnerable populations and wants to be a part of finding solutions?  Are you someone who is obsessive with details and extremely well organized? Do you like to conduct research and analyze data? The East Central Iowa Council of Governments (ECICOG) is seeking a Homeless Systems Manager to join the ECICOG team. This position will be collaborating with entities and individuals seeking to address homelessness in Linn County.  The work will be performed under the supervision of the Housing Fund for Linn County and the Homeless Systems Oversight Board, and ECICOG will be the employer of record.

The Homeless Systems Manager position requires a bachelor’s degree in a field related to the position and six years of experience of working in a related field or an equivalent combination of experience and education. Experience with HMIS and housing program funding and the ability to forge strong working relationships with other community organizations and groups is essential. There may be occasional evening meetings and the incumbent must possess a valid Iowa driver’s license.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to employment@ecicog.org. Apply by April 17 to ensure consideration; after April 17 resumes will be reviewed as long as the position remains unfilled. Visit www.ecicog.org for more information.

Summer Reading Program Educator (Contract)

ECICOG’s reading program delivers waste reduction and recycling education to children of various ages participating in the summer reading program at their local public library. The program is offered to all public libraries in Benton, Iowa, Jones, and Tama counties. The program is delivered to 15 – 20 libraries. The program includes reading a book aloud, presenting waste reduction and recycling information in an engaging manner, and leading a related educational activity for the children.

 

The contractor must be able to travel independently to deliver program(s) and assist ECICOG with finalizing the program. ECICOG is responsible for the basic program outline, outreach, andproviding all the supplies needed for program delivery. ECICOG will coordinate the program delivery schedule with the contractor and libraries.

Envision East Central Iowa Consultant(s)(Contract)

ECICOG is seeking proposals from qualified professionals to support implementation of the region’s comprehensive economic development strategy, known as Envision East Central Iowa (EECI).

 

To ensure consideration, please submit your proposal by 5pm CST on June 10, 2024.

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 and other nondiscrimination authorities, it is the policy of ECICOG that discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or income status shall not occur in connection with any of its programs or activities.

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