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


Economic Development Specialist – 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.


Administrative Assistant (Area Agency on Aging) – The Administrative Assistant provides operational and communications support to the AAA Director management team in performing her responsibilities effectively and efficiently. This position would begin in August, 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.