Open Position: Part-Time Economic Development Project Manager

June 13 2023

Do you seek the opportunity to work in a creative and collaborative environment. Are you someone who has a mindset to do uncommon things for the common good. Do you have a history of implementing creative ideas; managing programs, grants and consultants. If so, the Solano EDC is seeking a part-time Economic Development Project Manager. This position will manage a loan fund using local lenders, economic development and planning grants in various cities and work on creative housing and other programs.


This position will work collaboratively with a very experienced economic and housing development manager and report to the President CEO of the Solano EDC. The position is part-time, with a flexible work location and designed to meet other needs in your life.


The successful candidate will perform complex, professional-level duties managing various programs and grants. Requires a high degree of professionalism, problem-solving skills and the frequent use of independent judgement. Will also perform related duties as assigned.


Essential Duties:


  1. Manage a Revolving Loan Fund, with local lender(s) providing the loan services, for small businesses impacted by the pandemic.
  2. Manage grant funded economic development, planning and housing grants involving multiple jurisdictions.
  3. Coordinate with other entities including chambers of commerce, lenders, city and county staff and various elected or appointed boards.
  4. Develop, prepare, administer and monitor budgets and monthly/quarterly reports.
  5. Prepare various report and provide presentations.
  6. Seek state, federal, local and private grants.
  7. Perform other duties of a similar nature or level.


Minimum Qualifications:


Bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in a related field. Additional years of experience may be substituted for a degree.


Good computer skills with data access and sharing software, Microsoft Outlook and Office suites, word processing and spreadsheet software.


A valid California driver’s license in required at the time of appointment.




This is a part-time position with a pay range between $40 and $50/hour, depending on qualifications.

Founded in 1983, the Solano EDC is a collaboration of private and public stakeholders that provide a leadership role for economic development efforts in Solano County and its seven cities. Solano EDC is committed to supporting partnerships and developing new opportunities that will increase economic activity and job generation.

To apply send resume and cover letter to