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

Monitoring and Compliance Coordinator (Northern Region)

Deadline to apply: March 31, 2023, by 5:00 pm.

The Monitoring and Compliance Coordinator will work to standardize monitoring and testing across DRA’s northern area states: Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, and Missouri, to improve organizational efficiencies, enable equity sustainability, and increase agility across DRA’s enterprise. The Monitoring & Compliance Coordinator – Northern Region shall maintain robust monitoring, evaluation, and compliance program with well-defined milestones, targets, and results for Delta Regional Authority investments. The Monitoring and Compliance Coordinator shall be responsible for evaluating DRA grant recipients’ performance in administering DRA grants; ensuring that programs are implemented promptly in compliance with all applicable requirements, including program policies; identifying technical assistance needs, and providing support in increasing program management capacity; developing and recommending corrective actions to address recipient non-compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.

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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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