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CDBG Project Coordinator – Town of Southbridge, MA

As a mini-entitlement community that receives Community Development Block Grant funding
from the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development, the Town of
Southbridge is seeking a full-time CDBG Coordinator.

The CDBG Coordinator works under the direction of the Economic Development & Planning
Director, and is responsible for strict compliance with federal and state regulations in grant
preparation and submission, vendor procurement, and timely financial management. The CDBG
Coordinator is responsible for developing and managing CDBG-funded community development
projects involving: commercial rehabilitation, public infrastructure upgrades, municipal
inspections, social program funding, and housing rehabilitation. The CDBG Coordinator is
required to utilize Intelligrants (DHCD’s online Grant Management system) to submit and
administer CDBG grants.

The successful candidate must thrive working on teams and be adept at multi-tasking, meeting
competing deadlines, and juggling changing priorities. Must be able to interact with members of
the public, wide array of professional service providers, other municipal departments, and Town
and State officials with high level of tact and professionalism.

Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, Accounting, or closely related field is
required, and three to five years of responsible experience in administering Federal and/or State
municipal grants (CDBG experience strongly preferred), or any equivalent combination of
education and experience.

Starting salary range is $52,931 – $60,529. Along with competitive compensation, the Town
offers an attractive, historical setting, a team-player environment, and many opportunities to
make a difference in the lives of its residents.

Submit cover letter, resume and Town of Southbridge Employment Application to Town
Manager’s office: 41 Elm Street, Southbridge, MA 01550, or fax to (508)764-5425 or email to
kferron@southbridgemass.org.

Position open until filled, with best consideration given to applications received by December 21,
2018, when review of applications will commence.

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