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Ohio Department of Development - Community Development Analyst

November 20, 2023

Job Title: Community Development Analyst 
Position Number: 20011364 
Starting Salary: $27.84 hr. / $57,907 yr.
Pay Range: 32
Job Classification/Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit: 14
Division/Office: Community Services/Community Infrastructure
Location: 77 South High Street, 26th Floor, Columbus, Ohio
Work Hours: Day Hours, M- F

The Community Development Analyst works as part of the Community Investments team within the Community
Services Division, overseeing Ohio’s non-entitlement Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The
position is responsible for assuring compliance with federal and state policies and regulations of programs receiving
CDBG funding from Development. The position coordinates grant management of several dozen grants each fiscal year,
conducts regulatory and financial compliance and reporting, advises on, and applies federal and regulations, and assists
in developing state community development program policies and procedures. The position also participates in the
development of the State of Ohio Consolidated Plan. This position is a remote work position, with travel required.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Providing training and technical assistance regarding CDBG programs to external customers
• Preparing and presenting training sessions, webinars, and workshops
• Administering the application process for CDBG programs, including developing guidelines, documents, review
tools, and scoring criteria
• Making recommendations for program policy and conducting policy research
• Monitoring grant recipients for compliance with all applicable federal and state regulations, policies, and

Minimum Classification Qualifications (Applicants must meet minimum qualifications along with Position Specific
Minimum Qualifications to be considered):
Completion of an undergraduate core program in business administration, public administration, city and regional planning, sociology, social services or political science; 12 months experience in planning, developing and/or implementing community and/or economic development programs. Must be able to provide own transportation.

-Or 36 months experience in planning, developing and/or implementing community and/or economic development
programs. Must be able to provide own transportation.

Position Specific Minimum Qualification:
Completion of an undergraduate core program in Public Administration, City and Regional Planning or Civil Engineering; 12 months experience in application of Code of Federal Regulations.

Requires overnight travel.

The final candidate selected for this position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant’s prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.

Ohio Department of Development, Human Resources Office
77 South High Street, 27th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215-6130 

The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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