The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) is collaborative federal-state agency that supports economic development for 252 counties and parishes within the lower Mississippi River (“the Delta”) and Alabama Black Belt. DRA’s mission is to create jobs, build communities, and improve the lives of the 10 million people living within the DRA footprint.

DRA offers a range of fulfilling career opportunities for those interested in working in economic development and the Delta region.  Those interested in applying must submit a cover letter and resume with no more than three references to with the job title in the subject line.  Please note that some positions may require additional information to apply as noted in the job posting.

DRA Job Opportunities

Capacity-Building Program Analyst

The Capacity-Building Program Analyst will be directly responsible for assisting with the management of DRA’s two capacity-building programs, the LDD Community Support Pilot Program and Strategic Planning Program. Program management activities will include, but are not limited to, providing technical assistance to applicants and grantees, application review, maintaining grantee documentation, and coordinating with staff such as the monitoring and compliance team.

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Equal Employment Policy

Delta Regional Authority (DRA) is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for positions will be based solely on merit. DRA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or any other factor prohibited by law. DRA will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact us at

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