DRA Careers

Current Openings

Monitoring & Compliance Specialist: The Monitoring & Compliance Specialist will assist the Chief Monitoring & Compliance Officer and SEDAP Manager by maintaining a robust monitoring, evaluation and compliance program with well-defined milestones, targets, and results, for Delta Regional Authority investments.

Position Location: Clarksdale, MS

Date Posted: June 9, 2017


Deputy Advisor for Policy and Strategic Programs: The Deputy Advisor for Policy and Strategic Programs, in coordination with the Director of Federal Affairs and Strategic Programs, will assist with the development and implementation of various DRA programs and special initiatives (Re-imagining the Delta Workforce; Growing Small Businesses & Entrepreneurs; Promoting Tourism and the Cultural Economy; Promoting a Healthy Delta; Supporting Delta Leadership; and Cultivating Innovative Partnerships), and will also be expected to build strategic partnerships with federal agencies, economic and community development organizations, state and local government entities, philanthropic organizations and NGOs.

Position Location: Little Rock, AR

Date Posted: July 7, 2017


Regional Economic and Community Development Officer: The Regional Economic and Community Development Officer (RDO) will serve as a principal liaison for DRA to Federal, State, and local stakeholders as a key resource for development and coordination, funding, and implementation of local and regional projects. The RDO will also be crossed-trained to be a supplemental resource for disaster resiliency, response and economic recovery as well as on the ground support for city, county and state partners. 

Position Location: Region 3: Southeast Arkansas, Northeast Louisiana, and Mississippi

Date Posted: July 10, 2017


Senior Adminsitrative Assistant: The Senior Administrative Assistant performs professional and technical administrative duties and limited human resource tasks, accounts payable, records management and purchasing. Duties involves assisting with pre-audit preparation and processing travel reimbursements. 

Position Location: Clarksdale, MS

Date Posted: July 12, 2017


Special Assistant to the SEDAP Manager: The Special Assistant to the SEDAP Manager will assist the Director of Project Development & Management and SEDAP/RCAP Program Managers with providing technical assistance in planning and program implementation and identifying common impediments to the achievement of regional and state goals and objectives, as they relate to the SEDAP/RCAP program.

Position Location: Clarksdale, MS

Date Posted: July 24, 2017

Interested candidates may submit their resume of credentials via email to jobs@dra.gov or first class mail to the below address, unless position description specifically outlines additional submission requirements.

Delta Regional Authority
236 Sharkey Avenue
Suite 400
Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614