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

Data Evaluation and Impact Manager

The Data Evaluation and Impact Manager will focus on leading the efficient and effective collection, analysis, and use of data for DRA. This position is responsible for the development of research projects and the implementation of impact metrics that support DRA’s goals and strategies, ensuring that accurate and timely data is available to inform decisions and demonstrate impact. This individual will collaborate inside and outside the agency to apply innovative approaches to the use of shared data, measurement, and accountability. Click here to see full job description.

Interested applicants should submit their resume to with the subject line: Data Evaluation and Impact Manager. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 17, 2024.

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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