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The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) plans, manages and mobilizes state resources to attract new business investment to Georgia, drive the expansion of existing industry and small business, ensure a skilled and capable workforce to meet employer needs, locate new markets for Georgia products, inspire tourists to visit Georgia and promote the state as a top destination for arts events and film, music and digital entertainment projects. GDEcD is a professional, fast-paced, results-oriented environment and we seek dynamic professionals to fill the positions listed below. We also have an ongoing internship program to help students learn more about the workplace and prepare for careers. We welcome and encourage you to apply for any open position that you feel is a good fit for your skills and interests. Click on the positions listed below for more information.
Centers of Innovation
- Director, Georgia Center of Innovation for Manufacturing:
Please note: This position is housed in the Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute (GT-EI2) and the benefits package is offered through Georgia Tech. The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) funds this position and directs the COIM (under a contract between GDEcD and GT-EI2). This position directly reports to the Executive Director of the Centers of Innovation at GDEcD, with a dotted line reporting relationship to Georgia Tech (as necessary for administrative purposes). For more information regarding this position, including instructions for application, please use the following link: https://apps.itos.uga.edu/ach/position/32266.
- Learn more about the GDEcD Internship Program
How to Apply
If you feel that you meet the minimum qualifications for a position and would like to join our team, please follow the instructions below before the deadline listed on the announcement. If a deadline is shown, all applications received during the open period will be reviewed before interviews are scheduled. If a position is listed as “open until filled,” it means that we will review applications and schedule interviews as resumes come in, and we will fill the position as soon as a suitable candidate is identified. Apply ASAP!
To ensure that you are considered for the opening you are interested in please do the following:
- Put the title and location of the position you are seeking in the subject line of your email.
- Include a cover letter and resume as attachments to the email. Microsoft Word or PDF files are preferred.
- Attach any other documents (writing samples, etc.) as noted in the announcement.
Email submission of resumes is preferred. See the next paragraph for instructions. If you do not have internet access or require accommodation because of a disability, please contact GDEcD Human Resources at 404-962-4000. Please note: GDEcD does not accept résumés for positions other than those currently advertised. Unsolicited resumes will not be kept on file for future openings.
For a list of GDEcD benefits, please click here. (PDF) To apply for more than one opening, a separate e-mail is required for each position. An automatic response will confirm that we have received your e-mail.
Please note: All qualified candidates will be considered but may not receive an interview. Preference will be given to applicants who meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications. Internal GDEcD applicants may be considered prior to external candidates. Applicants who are not selected for interviews will not receive notification.
Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with GDEcD!
GDEcD HR Team
Georgia Department of Economic Development
75 5th Street N.W., Suite 1200
Atlanta, GA 30308
No phone calls regarding receipt of resumes or status of openings, please.
GDEcD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
GDEcD E-Verify ID
The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. GDEcD uses this program to verify employment eligibility of all individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007.
GDEcD Federally-Issued User ID#: 46327
Date of Authorization: 6/29/2007