The Southern Oklahoma Development Association (SODA) is accepting applications for the following positions to be located at its offices in Durant, Oklahoma:


Administrative Assistant – Data Entry Specialist for Area Agency on Aging –  (Part-Time) The Data Entry Specialist performs data entry tasks and other administrative duties to support the AAA Director in performing her responsibilities effectively and efficiently. This position would begin in September, 2020.

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A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Some college work and/or previous experience in a similar position is a plus.

Please mail a cover letter and resume to Amie Judd, SODA AAA Director, P.O. Box 709, Durant, OK 74702-0709 or email to ajudd@soda-ok.org.

SODA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Administrative Assistant – Receptionist – (Part-Time) The Receptionist answers the phone, greets guests and records information for client intakes and performs other administrative duties to support the SODA Executive staff in performing their responsibilities effectively and efficiently. This position would begin in September, 2020.

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A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Some college work and/or previous experience in a similar position is a plus.

Please mail a cover letter and resume to Brenda McCarty, Human Resources Director, P.O. Box 709, Durant, OK 74702-0709 or email to bmccarty@soda-ok.org.

SODA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Economic Development Specialist – (Full-time) The Economic Development Specialist provides technical assistance for community planning and development efforts. The Specialist introduces strategies to help rural communities develop and execute plans to improve economic conditions and quality of life. The Specialist works with local communities to develop consensus on plans and funding strategies, identifying leverage points for new opportunities and referring grant-ready communities to the CED grant-writing team. The Specialist works under the supervision of the SODA Community and Economic Development Director.

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To apply, mail or email a letter indicating the position you are applying for and your qualifications and a resume to: SODA, ATTN: Steve Mills, P.O. Box 709, Durant, OK 74702-0709 or email to smills@soda-ok.org.

SODA is an Equal Opportunity employer.


Transportation Planning Director – (Full-time) The Transportation Planning Director provides support for long-range regional transportation planning activities, assists in research studies, data gathering and analysis, undertakes public outreach programs and assists in preparing planning documents.  The Planning Director will coordinate regional meetings for transportation planning activities.  The ideal candidate must have high standards for detail and accuracy as well as be innovative and resourceful.

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To apply, mail or email a letter indicating the position you are applying for and your qualifications and a resume to: SODA, ATTN: Brenda McCarty, Human Resources, P.O. Box 709, Durant, OK 74702-0709 or email to bmccarty@soda-ok.org.

SODA is an Equal Opportunity employer.